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November 27, 2019
Meet the Men Fueling the Climate Crisis
Until there are courts willing to hold the titans of the climate crisis accountable, it’s up to people to begin calling them out by name.
September 23, 2019
‘How Dare You!’ Greta Thunberg Rebukes World Leaders
“We will not let you get away with this,” the 16-year-old climate strike leader tells the UN Climate Action Summit.
September 17, 2019
The Environment Is in Trump’s Crosshairs. We Need to Fight Back.
This isn’t scattershot; it is a well-planned effort to destroy environmental regulations and investments built up over decades.
September 16, 2019
Why Today’s UN Climate Action Summit Matters
The media and climate activists must “name and shame” laggards, says the UN special envoy.
July 12, 2019
Meet the Millennial Mayor Who Took On Big Oil—and Won
Jose Gurrola is just 25, with barely 20,000 constituents, but he’s managed to put California’s powerful oil industry on the defensive.
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May 17, 2019
The Political Power of the Green New Deal
Climate activists are pushing Democratic candidates to give voters “something worth voting for.”
April 25, 2019
Ralph Northam Says He’s Committed to Racial Equity. So Why is He Ignoring Union Hill?
Residents of a historic African-American community in Virginia are asking the governor to keep a major natural-gas project out of their town.
Jesse James DeConto
April 22, 2019
The Media Are Complacent While the World Burns
But there’s a brand-new playbook for journalists fighting for a 1.5°C world.
April 18, 2019
Trump’s Tax Returns: Why We Will See Them, and What We Will Find
David Cay Johnston on Trump’s taxes, Zoë Carpenter on plastics, and Laurie Winer on Stephen Miller.
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April 15, 2019
Trump Leaks the Blueprints for the Climate Death Star
From Keep It in the Ground to divestment to school strikes, climate activists are hitting the bad guys where it hurts.