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George Monbiot: Losing It

Faced with the gathering collapse of the biosphere, and governments’ refusal to take the necessary action, how do we stop ourselves from falling apart?

January 12, 2022 · 7 Comments

The Vegan Kitchen: Derek Sarno | Wicked Stroganoff and other great recipes

Vegan chef Derek Sarno is on a mission to unleash the mighty power of plants, creating nutritious food from mushrooms and vegetables that’s full of texture and flavor — and good for the planet. (recipes included in this post)

January 8, 2022 · Leave a comment

Tom Engelhardt: My Year and Welcome to It

A year of illness, death, mourning, and ever-increasing political chaos on a striking, if not unparalleled, scale threatens the American system as we’ve known it. Meanwhile, a new kind of weather threatens the world as we’ve known it.

December 29, 2021 · 3 Comments

Jane Braxton Little: A Tour Guide to Hell on Earth, Small Town-Style

Climate Change, Up Close and Personal

December 16, 2021 · 3 Comments

Kenny Stancil: Majority of World’s Oil and Gas Workers Want to Seek Employment in Renewable Energy Industry

A study published earlier this year found that shifting from fossil fuels to renewables would add eight million jobs worldwide, boosting overall employment in the energy sector by more than 40% by 2050.

December 1, 2021 · 2 Comments

Jessica Corbett: Cyber Monday Report Reveals Climate-Wrecking Supply Chain of US Retail Giants

Pandemic-fueled demand increases, record-breaking profits, and the supply chain crisis reveal the current maritime shipping system is ripe for transformation.

November 30, 2021 · Leave a comment

George Monbiot: Domino Theory

Now it’s a straight fight for survival. The Glasgow Climate Pact, for all its restrained and diplomatic language, looks like a suicide pact. After so many squandered years of denial, … Continue reading

November 22, 2021 · 4 Comments

Jeff Goodell: 10 Reasons to be Optimistic (Without Being Naive) About Climate Change

These are dark times, but hope is not lost nor foolish, and change has already begun.

November 12, 2021 · 2 Comments

Nyeleti Brauer-Maxaiea: Immigrants Like Me Experience Two Ends of the Climate Crisis

My experience as part of the African diaspora in the U.K. reminds me that we must fight for environmental justice at all levels.

November 9, 2021 · 2 Comments

Jianjun Yin: East Coast flooding is a reminder that sea level is rising as the climate warms – here’s why the ocean is pouring in more often

Since 1880, average global sea levels have risen by more than 8 inches (23 centimeters), and the rate has been accelerating with climate change.

November 8, 2021 · Leave a comment

Nick Engelfried: Why activism needs to be part of any meaningful climate education

‘Simply teaching kids about the science of the climate crisis, without giving them a way to engage, can do more harm than good, because it’s so disempowering and overwhelming.’

November 3, 2021 · 11 Comments

Benjamin Franta: What Big Oil knew about climate change, in its own words

On Oct. 28, 2021, Exxon CEO Darren Woods testified that his company’s public statements “are and have always been truthful” and that the company “does not spread disinformation regarding climate change.” But here’s what corporate documents from the past six decades show.

November 1, 2021 · Leave a comment

Kari Hammerschlag, Christopher D. Cook: Banks Worldwide Must End Funding of Factory Farms to Halt Climate Damage

As the climate crisis boils over, new research shows that reducing methane emissions is our best hope to rapidly stem the crisis.

October 22, 2021 · 2 Comments

Derrick Z. Jackson: ‘Code Red’ for Climate Means Reducing US Oil and Gas Production Now

For all the obvious climate impacts, the United States does not yet seem disturbed enough to demonstrably disrupt our burning of fossil fuels.

October 13, 2021 · Leave a comment

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