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Dahr Jamail: Savoring What Remains in an Age of Climate PTSD

Vast numbers of climate scientists are now grieving for the planet and humanity’s future, with some even describing their symptoms as a climate-change version of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD.

December 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

David Korten: Why I Have Hope in the Face of Human Extinction

Around the world, people are realizing the current path will lead only to disaster, and they’re beginning to ask the hard questions about what to do next. When I ask … Continue reading

November 29, 2018 · 5 Comments

Libero Della Piana: When Protests Are Powerful, The Powerful Punish Protest

We are likely to see more State laws aimed at curbing protest. But we are going to see a lot more protest too. It’s our only option. When people feel … Continue reading

May 12, 2017 · 1 Comment

Sarah Van Gelder: 10 Ways Human Rights and Democracy Won in 2014

In 2014, we saw a lot of brutality. Unarmed black men and women were killed by police, women were raped on college campuses and in military barracks, foreign nationals were … Continue reading

December 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bill Moyers & Michael Winship: Climate Change You Can Believe In

The pain is only going to get worse for us and for future generations, unless we act now. Just as Sunday’s big People’s Climate March and next week’s UN global … Continue reading

September 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Biggest Climate March In History

On September 21st, thousands of rallies, marches and protests will take place delivering the biggest ever global demonstration for climate action in history. The largest will be in New York … Continue reading

September 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Why We March: Stepping Forth for a Planet in Peril

On Sunday, September 21st, a huge crowd will march through the middle of Manhattan. It will almost certainly be the largest rally about climate change in human history, and one … Continue reading

September 15, 2014 · 1 Comment

UN: ‘We’re Running Out of Time’

Latest Greenhouse Gas Bulletin from World Meteorological Organization Says Greenhouse Gas Levels at Record High. As activists are mobilizing for what they hope will be “the largest climate march in history,” … Continue reading

September 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

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