By Gérard Bökenkamp TELOS From the very start of the pandemic, corona and climate change have always been mentioned in the same breath. Indeed, the parallels are unmistakable. In both cases it is a matter of invisible threats from natural phenomena. In both cases, the discussion is shaped […]
I started noticing this trend 30 years ago. By Paul Kingsworth, Unherd The Green movement will become an all-consuming empire. The numbers were in, and everybody could see what was coming: at least ten billion human souls by the end of the century. All of us clamouring for […]
Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Robby Soave break down the latest developments on the oil spill off the coast of Huntington Beach, California.
Krystal and Saagar go through the details of an oil spill in Orange County, CA that might have been mismanaged by government officials and the little media coverage surrounding it
By Evan Malmgreen, The Nation To the west of the northern Nevada town of Orovada (population 155), State Route 293 cuts onto public lands near Thacker Pass, a section of high desert in the caldera of an extinct super-volcano. Around mile marker 20, an unassuming dirt road detours […]
Young people experiencing ‘widespread’ psychological distress over government handling of looming climate crisis, researchers say
ByJulia Jacobo ABC News Children and young people around the world are experiencing increasing anxiety over the fate of the planet — specifically climate change and how lawmakers are handling the looming crisis, according to new research. Scientists who surveyed 10,000 young people, ages 16 to 25, across […]
Former Chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Greg Jaczko, explains why U.S. nuclear programs are not up to par in fighting climate change.
Ryan Grim makes the case against investing more in nuclear energy.
Bookchin’s classic is available online. By Murray Bookchin This book stands on its own ground and projects a coherent theory of social ecology that is independent of the conventional wisdom of our time. But we all stand on the shoulders of others if only in terms of the […]
When I founded Attack the System over 20 years ago, my objective was to lay the blueprint for an insurgent anarchist movement in North America that could eventually take down the US regime and ruling class, in solidarity with those under attack by US imperialism in each of […]
by Don Fitz [This is the final part of an exchange between Robert Pollin and Don Fitz carried in Green Social Thought (GST) and ZNet. The first portion consisted of two articles by Pollin which originally appeared in Truthout on 7/3/21 and 6/10/21. The second portion was a […]
by Robert Pollin [This is the third part of an exchange between Robert Pollin and Don Fitz carried in Green Social Thought (GST) and ZNet. The first portion consisted of two articles by Pollin which originally appeared in Truthout on 7/3/21 and 6/10/21. The second portion was a […]
by Don Fitz [This is the second part of an exchange between Robert Pollin and Don Fitz carried in Green Social Thought and ZNet. The first portion consisted of two articles by Pollin which originally appeared in Truthout here and here. The third portion will be a short […]
Interviews conducted by C.J. Polychroniou Interviews originally appeared in Truthout: An overview perspective on a global Green New Deal vs. degrowth perspectives as climate stabilization programs. Discussion of a specific Green New Deal program for California. [This is the first part of an exchange between Robert Pollin and […]
Protestor Quiiroi Co details ongoing resistance to the construction of the Line 3 pipeline slated for construction in Minnesota.
Ryan Grim breaks down the fight between indigenous communities in Minnesota and the corporation attempting to build a tar sands pipeline through their land.
Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Alyssa Farah break down how the pandemic and climate change could create a major housing crisis.
Krystal and Saagar go over the devastation being brought to Louisiana by the historically powerful Hurricane Ida on the 16th anniversary of Katrina
By Alexander Zaitchik New Republic In July 1979, shortly after installing a set of solar panels over the West Wing, Jimmy Carter did something peculiar for a peacetime president. He asked Americans to sacrifice: to consume less, take public transit more, value community over material things, and buy bonds to fund […]
Krystal and Saagar alert viewers to the newest crisis in Haiti stemming from a huge earthquake and upcoming tropical storm.
His story dealing with Chevron’s ruthless legal team and the damage they wreaked upon South America.
David Sirota, founder of The Daily Poster, discusses the financial motivations behind the seven Democratic lawmakers who voted to pass a GOP amendment prohibiting the government from banning fracking.
Krystal offers her perspective on why the best possible legislation from Democrats will not be enough to prevent climate disaster.
Krystal and guest host Kyle Kulinski bring on David Sirota to re-evaluate the legacy of Barack Obama on climate change and more.
Krystal and guest host Kyle Kulinski look at the newest climate report that delivers a bleak outlook on Earth’s future.
Ryan Grim, Alyssa Farah and Kim Iversen react to the UN’s new report on climate.
Co-host and correspondent for KQED’s The California Report, Lily Jamali, discusses the devastating wildfires on the West Coast.
Reporter, Lily Jamali, details the response to the expanding Dixie Wildfire in California.
By Ruby Mellen and William Neff, Washington Post When it comes to heat, the human body is remarkably resilient — it’s the humidity that makes it harder to cool down. And humidity, driven in part by climate change, is increasing. A measurement of the combination of heat and humidity […]
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.