Carbon tax

How the Super-Rich Can Kickstart the Green Economy

How the Super-Rich Can Kickstart the Green Economy How the Super-Rich Can Kickstart the Green Economy

A surcharge on luxury consumption would curb emissions and help communities make the jump to clean energy.

Feb 18, 2016 / Feature / Sarah Anderson, Marc Bayard, John Cavanagh, Chuck Collins, Josh Hoxie, and Sam Pizzigati

Climate change protest

While Global Temperatures Rise, the Poor Burn Faster While Global Temperatures Rise, the Poor Burn Faster

In order to rebalance the world’s ecology, we’ll have to rebalance its wealth.

Jan 20, 2016 / Michelle Chen

An activist protesting polluters at the Climate Generations Areas at COP21, the United Nations Climate Change Conference, Wednesday, December 2, 2015.

Why Are So Many Fossil-Fuel Companies Funding the Paris Climate Conference? Why Are So Many Fossil-Fuel Companies Funding the Paris Climate Conference?

Polluters need to pay, not make decisions about the future of the planet.

Dec 4, 2015 / Michelle Chen

Greenhouse Gases

Fossil-Fuel Executives Are Making Obscene Amounts of Money for Wrecking the Planet—and Their Own Companies Fossil-Fuel Executives Are Making Obscene Amounts of Money for Wrecking the Planet—and Their Own Companies

The kings of Big Coal are making off with millions, while their industry collapses.

Sep 2, 2015 / Zoë Carpenter

Pope Francis Versus Wall Street

Pope Francis Versus Wall Street Pope Francis Versus Wall Street

The pope's encyclical on climate change is a call for economic justice.

Jun 23, 2015 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Jeb Bush

Jeb Bush on Climate Change: A Long History of Consistent Inconsistency Jeb Bush on Climate Change: A Long History of Consistent Inconsistency

As governor of Florida, Bush said publicly that climate change was not a “top priority.” He also quietly ordered a review of policy options for responding to it.

Jun 18, 2015 / Zoë Carpenter

Ten Urban Experiments That Your City Should Adopt

Ten Urban Experiments That Your City Should Adopt Ten Urban Experiments That Your City Should Adopt

From Atlanta to Los Angeles, cities are becoming greener, healthier, and more humane.

Mar 4, 2015 / Feature / Sasha Abramsky

To Save the Planet, We Need to Leave Fossil Fuels in the Ground—but Oil Companies Have Other Plans

To Save the Planet, We Need to Leave Fossil Fuels in the Ground—but Oil Companies Have Other Plans To Save the Planet, We Need to Leave Fossil Fuels in the Ground—but Oil Companies Have Other Plans

They say no to any “stranded assets.”

Dec 10, 2014 / Feature / William D. Cohan

Why Future Generations Will Ask Where You Were on September 21, 2014

Why Future Generations Will Ask Where You Were on September 21, 2014 Why Future Generations Will Ask Where You Were on September 21, 2014

The People's Climate March proves the climate movement has reached critical mass, like the civil rights movement, antiwar, feminist and gay movements before it.

Oct 2, 2014 / Todd Gitlin

Climate Change Is a People’s Shock

Climate Change Is a People’s Shock Climate Change Is a People’s Shock

What if, instead of accepting a future of climate catastrophe and private profits, we decide to change everything?

Sep 16, 2014 / Naomi Klein

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