Forget “climate change” and “global warming”: Environmental advocates are increasingly using phrases that emphasize the urgency of our planetary pickle, such as “climate crisis,” “climate emergency,” and “existential threat.”
A diverse coalition of trees and ranchers, organized by the Sunrise Movement and Regeneration International, presented a letter to Congress, urging passage of a Green New Deal
The US and Brazil found common ground for combating the deforestation of the Amazon rainforest, proposing that economic development is the cure. However, Amazon Watch’s Christian Poirier says that the kind of development they propose will have the opposite effect.
The fossil fuel industry has for decades funded climate science disinformation campaigns, sowing seeds of scientific doubt. As the climate crisis has grown, its PR machine now points to the industry as part of the solution
An envoy to the upcoming UN Climate Summit said he hopes the summit will serve as a wake-up for the world as the climate crisis deepens. And he sees recent youth-led climate activism as making a major dent in public discourse
Professor James Boyce discusses the many benefits of a carbon pricing scheme that pays dividends to the public.
The author says she is energized by Greta Thunberg and other youth climate activists, the movement for a Green New Deal, and other struggles for systemic climate solutions, but her views on hope are complicated
The Real News is one of over 200 outlets pledging to double-down on coverage of the climate crisis in the lead up to the UN Climate Action Summit on September 23.