Fossil fuels

A storm in the Angeles National Forest looks like clouds on fire.

Against Climate Optimism—Because “Team Normal” Won’t Save the World Against Climate Optimism—Because “Team Normal” Won’t Save the World

Some of us refuse to go along with a mainstream climate movement that settles for genocide.

Dec 19, 2022 / Wen Stephenson

Clean Energy Is Booming. Now Here’s the Bad News.

Clean Energy Is Booming. Now Here’s the Bad News. Clean Energy Is Booming. Now Here’s the Bad News.

The transition away from dirty energy is as much a political battle as it is a technological challenge.

Nov 9, 2022 / Mitch Jones

Now-former Prime Minister Liz Truss is candidly pictured leaving 10 Downing Street.

Liz Truss or No Liz Truss, Things Are Bleaker in Britain Than Anyone Realizes Liz Truss or No Liz Truss, Things Are Bleaker in Britain Than Anyone Realizes

As jaws drop around the world over the resignation of the UK’s shortest-lived prime minister, life here is getting considerably worse by the day.

Oct 20, 2022 / Natasha Hakimi Zapata

We Can Thank Green New Dealers for the Inflation Reduction Act

We Can Thank Green New Dealers for the Inflation Reduction Act We Can Thank Green New Dealers for the Inflation Reduction Act

It was the Green New Deal movement that made massive federal investment in clean energy a must-pass priority of the Democratic Party.

Aug 17, 2022 / Matthew Miles Goodrich

Oil Pump Jack

Why Are Fossil Fuel Companies Funding Climate Change Research? Why Are Fossil Fuel Companies Funding Climate Change Research?

As oil and gas companies report record profits, the Fossil Free Research campaign calls on universities to refuse their donations and maintain independence.

Aug 15, 2022 / StudentNation / Ilana Cohen

A black car has bumper stickers that say

When Did Cars Become Weapons of the Right? When Did Cars Become Weapons of the Right?

The politicization of big-box personal vehicles is now almost complete.

Aug 4, 2022 / Stan Cox

Senator Joe Manchin departs the Capitol as the Senate breaks for the Memorial Day recess.

Ignore Joe Manchin’s Comments About Biden and Democrats Ignore Joe Manchin’s Comments About Biden and Democrats

Dissing his own party is part of the West Virginian’s brand. Pay attention to the groundbreaking health, climate, and corporate-tax bill he’s supporting.

Aug 1, 2022 / Joan Walsh

Oil pump jack with sunset

Down With Petroleum Tyranny—or We Can Expect the Worst Down With Petroleum Tyranny—or We Can Expect the Worst

Overcoming a global phalanx of oil-industry defenders will require far more political muscle than the environmental camp has yet been able to muster.

Jul 27, 2022 / Michael T. Klare

Aerial view image of the Pentagon.

More Money for the Pentagon Won’t Make Us Safe More Money for the Pentagon Won’t Make Us Safe

Spending $1.4 trillion to address a narrowly defined concept of national security should be considered budgetary malpractice on an immeasurably grand scale.

Jul 11, 2022 / William D. Hartung

Harvard University

Dear Harvard, It’s Time to Reject Fossil Fuel Money Dear Harvard, It’s Time to Reject Fossil Fuel Money

The university’s recently announced Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability will need to ban oil and gas companies from funding its research.

Jul 12, 2022 / StudentNation / Ilana Cohen

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