Kim Iversen and Robby Soave react to Rep. Sean Casten’s Fergie-inspired speech on climate change.
Ginger Zee has the latest updates after an 8.2 magnitude earthquake struck the coast of Alaska overnight.
By Chris Hedges / Original to Scheerpost The persecution of the attorney Steven Donziger is a grim illustration of what happens when we confront the real centers of power, masked and unacknowledged by the divisive cant from the Trump White House or the sentimental drivel of the Democratic […]
Jordan Chariton and Jenn Dize, journalists, detail their latest reporting on the Flint, Michigan water crisis.
By Michael Shellenberger Solar Panels Will Create 50 Times More Waste & Cost 4 Times More Than Predicted, New Harvard Business Review Study Finds. Three years ago I published a long article at Forbes arguing that solar panels weren’t clean but in fact produced 300 times more toxic waste than high-level nuclear […]
Krystal looks at the natural disasters happening around the world and Democrats’ excuses for climate inaction.
It’s Going Down On this episode of the It’s Going Down podcast, we speak with long-time anarchist musician, author, activist, and podcaster Margaret Killjoy, host of How to Live Like the World is Dying, which embraces the concept of preparedness, or “prepping,” from an anarchist perspective, while interviewing […]
Rep. Sean Casten of Illinois discusses the Biden administration’s climate change plans.
Today’s guest is Michael Shellenberger. Michael is a journalist, author, environmental activist and was dubbed ‘Hero of the Environment’ by Time Magazine. He’s the Founder and President of Environmental Progress, a nonprofit dedicated to eradicating poverty and saving the natural environment. He’s co-written and written a number of […]
Ryan Grim and Emily Jashinsky break down the latest infrastructure bill developments.
By Adam Mahoney Environmental Justice Fellow, Grist Advocates say cities need to dedicate more resources during extreme weather events to help those without stable housing. When temperatures in Oregon hit 116 degrees Fahrenheit late last month, Portland resident Scott Kerman found he couldn’t stand outside for longer than […]
Climate change is fueling mass-casualty heat waves. Here’s why experts say we don’t view them as crises
By Rachel Ramirez, CNN (CNN)The Pacific Northwest heat wave in late June was a mass casualty event, officials said. Hundreds of people likely died in the multi-day, record-breaking heat, and the death toll continues to rise. At least 83 people died from heat-related illness in Oregon, and officials […]
Stuart Scott and #NoamChomsky discuss their views about death and the afterlife, as well as the critical need for activism to produce change. Co-hosted by Dale Walkonen, FacingFuture is honored to present Professor Chomsky’s ideas about politics, economics, OPEC, nuclear proliferation, and disinformation, all of which have moved […]
Ryan Grim reacts to President Biden’s latest economic agenda speech in Crystal Lake, Illinois.
Ryan Grim and Emily Jashinsky break down the latest infrastructure negotiations and explain why climate activists are upset.
Once again, this is exactly how business is done in “Third World” countries. Krystal and Saagar cover the shocking footage revealing the extent of Exxon’s power and corruption
This kind of thing happens all the time in “Third World” countries, which is what the USA is becoming. Krystal and Saagar examine the latest reporting about the building collapse in Surfside, Florida.
By Michael Shellenberger Bhaskar Sunkara is the founding editor of Jacobin, a socialist magazine, and author of The Socialist Manifesto: The Case for Radical Politics in an Era of Extreme Inequality. He is also an unlikely advocate for nuclear energy. In a new article for The Guardian, Sunkara draws […]
Executive Editor at The American Prospect, David Dayen, explains how rising sea levels in Miami could have played a role in the Surfside condo collapse.
Ryan Grim and Emily Jashinsky discusses just released reported that reveals “Exxon aggressively fought early climate science through “shadow groups” to protect its investments.
Ryan Grim breaks down some of the causes and consequences of the recent heat wave
By Tess Riley, The Guardian Just 100 companies have been the source of more than 70% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions since 1988, according to a new report. The Carbon Majors Report (pdf) “pinpoints how a relatively small set of fossil fuel producers may hold the key […]
By Robert Hunziker, Counterpunch The news does not get much worse than a recent scientific report that the planet is trapping twice as much heat as it did only 14 years ago. If this one report does not turn heads and create a sense of panic to get […]
Ryan Grim breaks down the history of MSM’s coverage, or lack thereof, of the climate crisis.
by Don Fitz and the Green Party of St. Louis People the world over are opposing fossil fuel extraction in an incalculable number of ways. It is now clear that burning fossil fuels threatens millions of Life forms and could be laying the foundation for the extermination of […]
“Nothing will fundamentally change” – Biden to Wall Street
Environmental attorney, Steven Donziger, explains why he thinks most mainstream media outlets refuse to cover his story.
Futurism Cobalt mining is having a disastrous impact on the Democratic Republic of the Congo. As the demand for gadgets and electric cars grows, so too are the mining operations that dig up cobalt to use in lithium-ion batteries. And that’s become a serious problem for the Democratic […]
By Tom Ozimek ,Epoch Times Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon on June 2 announced that a next-generation nuclear power plant will be built at a soon-to-be-retired coal-fired plant in Wyoming in the next several years, with the project a joint initiative between Bill Gates’s TerraPower and PacifiCorp, owned by Warren […]
This looks to be an interesting book. The science of climate change has to stand on its own, whatever the findings or ideological implications, assuming it’s actual science (based on sound scientific methodology). But I find the “anti-climate change” movement to be problematic. Much of it seems to […]
By Damian Carrington, The Guardian The massive melting of glaciers as a result of global heating has caused marked shifts in the Earth’s axis of rotation since the 1990s, research has shown. It demonstrates the profound impact humans are having on the planet, scientists said. The planet’s geographic […]
Michael Lind really is one of the very best political analysts and social scientists out there today. Here, he thoroughly exposes both Biden and the Green New Deal as statist-capitalist, corporatist-plutocratic scams that will have a negligible impact on carbon emissions. By Michael Lind, Tablet The Biden administration’s […]
Critics of anarchism often argue, “But without the state we would have corporate feudalism!” apparently not recognizing that we already have corporate feudalism. By Oliver Milman, The Guardian Steven Donziger has been detained at home since August 2019, the result of a Kafkaesque legal battle stemming from his […]
Actress and activist, Susan Sarandon, and former presidential candidate, Marianne Williamson discuss the trial of Steven Donziger.
The human rights attorney who sued Chevron over environmental pollution, Steven Donziger, discusses the details of his own contempt trial.
The Next Web Exploring other worlds and moving humans onto the Moon and Mars may seem foolish in light of the significant challenges we face as a species. On the surface, it might seem superfluous to bring humans to the Moon and start living on Mars, while hunger, […]
A webinar that took place a few days ago to which ATS was a contributor. We must halt environmental destruction while providing a better quality of life for everyone on Earth. Since our hope has been that alternative energy can replace fossil fuels, it can be overwhelming to […]
By Don Fitz The Green New Deal has attracted perhaps the greatest attention of any proposal for decades. It would guarantee Medicare-for-All, Housing-for-All, student loan forgiveness and propose the largest economic growth in human history to address unemployment and climate change. But the last of these hits a […]
President of the United Mine Workers of America, Cecil Roberts, gives his thoughts on calls for the creation of new jobs in Appalachia through tax credits.
The Manufacturing of Greta Thunberg – for Consent: The Political Economy of the Non-Profit Industrial Complex
By Cory Morningstar, Wrong Kind of Green “What’s infuriating about manipulations by the Non Profit Industrial Complex is that they harvest the goodwill of the people, especially young people. They target those who were not given the skills and knowledge to truly think for themselves by institutions which […]
Black & Green Wednesday Program on Envisioning a Greener New Deal 7:00 pm CT, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 We must halt environmental destruction while providing a better quality of life for everyone on Earth. Since our hope has been that alternative energy can replace fossil fuels, it can […]
Friends and Readers of ATS, I am working with Don Fitz of the Gateway Green Alliance in St. Louis for the zoom program on “Envisioning a Greener New Deal.” We would like to invite all of our supporters to co-sponsor the zoom. The announcement for the program says: […]
By Julia Barnes, Counterpunch Solar panels, wind turbines, and electric cars have long been touted as solutions to the climate crisis. The “green” image attached to these technologies masks a dark reality; they are adding to the problem of environmental destruction, failing to reduce CO2 emissions, and accelerating […]
For more information on Michael Shellenberger, please visit http://www.tedxberlin.de. Michael Shellenberger is co-founder and Senior Fellow at the Breakthrough Institute, where he was president from 2003 to 2015, and a co-author of the Ecomodernist Manifesto. Over the last decade, Michael and his colleagues have constructed a new paradigm […]
Public areas such as parks, playgrounds and schoolyards are routinely sprayed with various chemicals to control insects and plants. Evidence has mounted showing that these chemicals damage human health. Pesticides tend to be used disproportionately in African American communities. These chemicals also have unintended consequences for humans, animals […]
Anarchist News Ted Kaczynski’s thorough critique of anarchoprimitivism takes center stage here, in “The Truth About Primitive Life: A Critique of Anarchoprimitivism.” The article is well-supported by three pages of Works Cited and fully 313 endnotes (available on TheAnarchistLibrary.org). In favor of anarchoprimitivism is “Civilization Will Stunt Your […]
By Jonathan Snyder, The American Conservative Farming has always been considered a rural activity, but investors backing urban farming companies are hoping to bring farms into our cities. Supporters say urban farms eliminate many of the problems with contemporary agriculture, creating a stable alternative to already strained supply […]
Joel Kotkin on the eco-fascist wing of totalitarian humanism. By Joel Kotkin For most people around the world, the Covid-19 pandemic seems a great human tragedy, with deaths, bankruptcies, and fractured mental states. Yet for some, especially among the green Twitterati and in some policy shops, the pandemic […]
By Derrick Broze, The Last American Vagabond Indigenous nations are continuing their fight against a proposed copper mine at a sacred Apache site in Arizona – a six year battle which has lasted through three administrations. On March 1, the U.S. Department of Agriculture rescinded their approval for […]
Dr. Bjorn Lomborg is president of the Copenhagen Consensus Center, visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and visiting professor at Copenhagen Business School. He’s also been speaking and writing about climate science for almost 20 years. In this wide-ranging discussion with Peter Robinson, Lomborg analyzes the […]