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Actually, the Labor-Green Alliance Has Never Been Stronger Actually, the Labor-Green Alliance Has Never Been Stronger

A disagreement within the AFL-CIO about a political partnership with billionaire Tom Steyer is really a sign of progress.

May 24, 2016 / Zoë Carpenter

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When Donald Trump Says His Foreign Policy Is ‘America First’—What Exactly Does He Mean? When Donald Trump Says His Foreign Policy Is ‘America First’—What Exactly Does He Mean?

Four experts consider how exactly Trump might go about making America great again.

May 24, 2016 / That’s Debatable / Sherle R. Schwenninger, Heather Hurlburt, Stephen Kinzer, and Juan Cole

Get Ready for a Wave of Green Civil Disobedience, America

Get Ready for a Wave of Green Civil Disobedience, America Get Ready for a Wave of Green Civil Disobedience, America

On Thursday, climate activists in the US began a week of direct action to “Break Free” from fossil fuels.

May 12, 2016 / Zoë Carpenter

Coal worker leads on tour of old coal facility

Only 2 Presidential Candidates Have a Plan for Coal Country Only 2 Presidential Candidates Have a Plan for Coal Country

And neither is Donald Trump.

May 10, 2016 / Zoë Carpenter

Note to Exxon: Lying About Climate Change Isn’t Free Speech—It’s Fraud

Note to Exxon: Lying About Climate Change Isn’t Free Speech—It’s Fraud Note to Exxon: Lying About Climate Change Isn’t Free Speech—It’s Fraud

Facing hundreds of billions of dollars in potential damages, the fossil-fuel giant is trying to change the subject.

May 5, 2016 / Editorial / Mark Hertsgaard

Coal worker leads on tour of old coal facility

Just Because Big Coal Is Collapsing Doesn’t Mean Appalachia Has to Follow Just Because Big Coal Is Collapsing Doesn’t Mean Appalachia Has to Follow

Is an environmentally sustainable economic transition possible?

May 4, 2016 / Michelle Chen

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Did OPEC Just Start Preparing for the End of the Oil Era? Did OPEC Just Start Preparing for the End of the Oil Era?

The debacle in Doha may be the beginning of the end for the old oil order.

Apr 28, 2016 / Michael T. Klare

Other Universities Are Divesting From Fossil Fuels—but Harvard Is Doubling Down on Them

Other Universities Are Divesting From Fossil Fuels—but Harvard Is Doubling Down on Them Other Universities Are Divesting From Fossil Fuels—but Harvard Is Doubling Down on Them

It’s time for Harvard to kick the carbon lobby out of the Kennedy School. But don’t hold your breath.

May 4, 2016 / StudentNation / Wen Stephenson

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30 Years After the Chernobyl Meltdown, Why Is the Ukrainian Government Pushing Nuclear Energy? 30 Years After the Chernobyl Meltdown, Why Is the Ukrainian Government Pushing Nuclear Energy?

Or, how Ukraine learned to stop worrying and love its nuclear power plants.

Apr 25, 2016 / Dusty Christensen

The Democrats’ Fracking Fracture

The Democrats’ Fracking Fracture The Democrats’ Fracking Fracture

Grassroots activists have pushed the needle far beyond the Democratic establishment.

Apr 15, 2016 / Zoë Carpenter

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