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US Supreme Court to Decide Fate Of Baltimore v. Big Oil Suit

October 4, 2019

The city sued 26 oil and gas companies over their role in the climate crisis, but the companies have appealed to the Supreme Court to stop the case from proceeding at the state level.

The Many Ways Anti-Black Racism Contributes To Environmental Racism

October 3, 2019

Jacqueline Luqman talks with Prof. Willie Jamaal Wright and Eddie Conway about how the many facets of anti-Black racism contribute to environmental racism, and whether enough is being done to elevate this discussion in and for communities of color.

California’s New Climate Change Plan Uses World’s Forests as Collateral

October 2, 2019

California has endorsed the Tropical Forest Standard, a global plan linking forest preservation to carbon offset credits. It is opposed by environmental justice groups and Indigenous people.

Message to the Climate Strike Marchers in Detroit

September 26, 2019

Merge the strikes! Merge the tiers!

We are all for the Green New Deal!

Make Detroit the Arsenal for a Green Economy!

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Corporate Media Ignores Connection Between Militarism and Climate Change

September 26, 2019

Joe Jamison of the U.S. Peace Council explains that the Pentagon is one of the world’s worst polluters.

Cover of the September 24, 2019 IPCC report summary

Warming Oceans Are Rising at Alarming Rate, Says New UN Report

September 26, 2019

The IPCC report concludes that unfettered climate change will cause glaciers to melt, destroy oceanic ecosystems, accelerate sea level rise, and wreak havoc on the earth. Despite all this, our guests say there still is hope.

Firefighters in Brazil put out a forest fire

Powerful Forces Cause Fires in Brazil, Beyond the Amazon

September 25, 2019

The policies of Brazil’s right-wing president Jair Bolsonaro are provoking more forest fires and deforestation, not only in the Amazon rainforest. Environmental activists are now trying to counter the trend by engaging in reforestation.

Protesters marching at a climate demonstration leading up to the UN Summit.

The Right Attacks Greta Thunberg, But Climate Strike Inspires Humanity

September 25, 2019

Real News climate correspondents Dharna Noor and Dimitri Lascaris discuss the UN Climate Summit, the past week’s climate justice demonstrations, Greta Thunberg’s presence and attacks against her, and the promise of this movement.

‘Betrayal’: U.N. Climate Summit Falls Short of Greta Thunberg’s Demands

September 24, 2019

16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg opened the summit with a damning message and a call for transformative policy—but world leaders didn’t deliver.

Greta Thunberg’s Magic Word: Strike!

September 24, 2019

Re-posted with permission from: johnhalle.com By John Halle For some of us who were there, Friday’s Climate Strike brought back memories of Feb. 15, 2003 when one to two million of us flooded the streets of New York City. It was a huge organizational success, over 3000 groups collaborating to bring together what remains the…