climate change

Climate Emergency Manifesto

Climate Emergency Manifesto

May 14, 2019

European United Left/Nordic Green Left / Socialist Project. We Only Have One Planet. Let’s save it. Now! The latest IPCC Special Report (October 2018) is our last alarm bell for stopping mass human and environmental destruction caused by human-induced climate change. Its findings were alarming-rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes before the year 2030 are what is…

How the Mainstream Media Ignores the Climate Change Crisis

How the Mainstream Media Ignores the Climate Change Crisis

May 12, 2019

The climate change crisis is real: more powerful storms, droughts, floods, and rising sea levels. However, mainstream media continues to ignore the crisis. A TRNN documentary on the lack of coverage

An Open Letter to Extinction Rebellion

An Open Letter to Extinction Rebellion

May 6, 2019

By Wretched of The Earth / Socialist Project. This letter was collaboratively written with dozens of aligned groups. As the weeks of action called by Extinction Rebellion were coming to an end, our groups came together to reflect on the narrative, strategies, tactics and demands of a reinvigorated climate movement in the UK. In this…

Climate Movements Must Be as International as the Oil Industry

Climate Movements Must Be as International as the Oil Industry

May 5, 2019

“Gasland” director and author Josh Fox says environmental movements should counter industry opposition with global solidarity

UK Parliament Endorses Jeremy Corbyn’s Call for a Climate Emergency Declaration

UK Parliament Endorses Jeremy Corbyn’s Call for a Climate Emergency Declaration

May 2, 2019

Corbyn: “Are we content to hand down a broken planet to our children? That is the question members must ask themselves today. We have the chance to act before it’s too late. It’s a chance that won’t be available to succeeding generations. It is our historic duty to take it.” We publish Corbyn’s full speech…

Study: As Climate Crisis Has Worsened, So Has Global Economic Inequality

Study: As Climate Crisis Has Worsened, So Has Global Economic Inequality

April 29, 2019

In a new study out by Stanford researchers reviewing half a century of data, researchers found that as rich countries get richer, they also have more temperate climates and face less of the brunt of climate impacts

Canada is Warming at Twice the Rate of the Globe, Says New Report

Canada is Warming at Twice the Rate of the Globe, Says New Report

April 20, 2019

Greenpeace Canada analyst hopes study serves as a wake-up call for Trudeau government, but says “You can’t wake up a man who’s only pretending to be asleep” on climate change

Did The House's New Climate Committee Snub the Sunrise Movement?

Did The House’s New Climate Committee Snub the Sunrise Movement?

April 16, 2019

The first House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis hearing featured youth climate activists—but not the ones with the Sunrise Movement who demand a Green New Deal

California Dreamin’ of Climate Action by Newsom, But Will He Deliver?

California Dreamin’ of Climate Action by Newsom, But Will He Deliver?

April 15, 2019

After a Governor Jerry Brown mixed record, climate advocates hope Governor Gavin Newsom will up the ante on climate policy. Early on, details remain murky.

EU Plastics Ban: "Doesn't Go Far Enough"

EU Plastics Ban: “Doesn’t Go Far Enough”

April 12, 2019

Jerri-Lin Scofield and Jonathan Latham argue that EU plastics ban is far too limited and that recycling plastics does not deal with the main problem these materials cause