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Richmond Progressive Alliance

In 2008, progressives won control of City Hall. Now, as elections loom, Chevron wants to take it back.

The Purple Network Opinion Duel: Is Enough Being Done to Halt Climate Change?

The second in a series of debates between The Nation and The National Review, moderated by Roll Call.

Los Hueros

Mora County is challenging legal doctrines that privilege corporations and Big Carbon.

The first in an ongoing series of debates hosted by Roll Call, National Review and The Nation.

How a US government loan enabled an environmentally destructive project plagued by lethal landslide, police repression and civil unrest.

Stadium in Brazil

Sports tournaments will pollute air for “the earth’s lungs.”

Averting planetary disaster will mean forcing fossil fuel companies to give up at least $10 trillion in wealth.

To underline how climate change must become everyone’s issue, we asked writers on beats not usually concerned with extreme weather to weigh in.

Construction

We can, and must, create common ground between the labor and climate movements.

Blogs

The case against GMOs has strengthened steadily over the last few years, even as the industry has expanded all over the world.

October 29, 2013

Wendell Berry’s writing and poetry provides a way forward one year after Superstorm Sandy.

October 22, 2013

This year's winner of the Roosevelt Institute’s Freedom Medal is as adept detailing the mechanics of a mine-triggered landslide as he is at critiquing the dangerous combination of ideology and profit motive that caused it to occur.

October 19, 2013

The Brown Divest Coal Campaign is asking Brown University to divest from any holdings it has in America's fifteen largest coal companies and is hopeful for a “yes” vote on divestment this October.

 

October 18, 2013

Farmers, civil liberties and food safety advocates had worried that a funding resolution would extend the rider, which crippled oversight over GMOs. 

October 17, 2013

Divestment is a moral and political strategy to expose the reckless business model of the fossil fuel industry that puts our world at risk.

October 15, 2013

In the case of students with the passion to fight climate change, it’s time to face the truth and overcome it: we are the enemy.

October 8, 2013

A response to Harvard President Drew Faust by climate activist Tim DeChristopher, now studying at Harvard Divinity School, on fossil-fuel divestment.

October 4, 2013

Following the release of the IPCC’s landmark global warming report, progressives should challenge the cruelty behind climate deniers” politics, not the weakness of their science. 

September 27, 2013

The rules won’t affect current greenhouse gas emissions, but they set a framework for regulating carbon under the Clean Air Act.

September 20, 2013