The Carbon Clock Is Ticking: We Have One Year to Avert Climate Catastrophe

By Nika Knight Originally published on CommonDreams.org    Our window of time to act on climate may be shrinking even faster than previously thought. We may only have one year remaining before we lock in 1.5ºC of warming—the ideal… Read More

WATCH: ‘Polluters Summit’ of Oil and Gas Companies Blocked in France

In the follow-up of the COP21 held in Paris last year, activists blocked the International Oil & Gas Deepwater Summit (MCE Deepwater Development Summit) held in Pau, France this week with civil disobedience and direct actions. Total, Shell, Exxon,… Read More

Climate Expert says “We’ve Blown It… But Pessimism is Not Acceptable”

MongaBay.com recently published a piece titled, Naomi Oreskes on climate change: “We’ve blown it… but pessimism is not acceptable” by Justin Catanosa. Oreskes is the Professor of the History of Science and Affiliated Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Harvard… Read More

¡Buen Vivir! Gallery Exhibit – Climate Change, System Change, Personal Change

The new show at the ¡Buen Vivir! Gallery for Contemporary Art–Climate Change, System Change, Personal Change–runs from Friday, March 4th to Friday April 29th at the ¡Buen Vivir! Gallery for Contemporary Art, 148 Elmwood Avenue in Buffalo, New York. This… Read More

Scientist who discovered GMOs cause tumors wins lawsuit

Top Photo: anti-Monsanto protest in Asuncion, Paraguay, 2014.  Photolangelle.org   A court has ruled that French Professor Gilles-Eric Séralini was correct when he concluded that GMO food, when fed to rats, caused serious health problems including tumors. March-against-monsanto.com… Read More

Peoples’ Movement Initiatives Key To Climate Solutions

EcoWatch recently published an article by Osprey Orielle Lake, highlighting the alternative events that took place during the COP21 climate meetings in Paris. As Lake points out, these alternative events may be the most important proceedings to take place in December,… Read More

A successful climate summit, but no progress for climate justice?

The following post on Paris, from our friends at the Rosa Luxembourg Foundation, is very thoughtful and interesting, especially for anyone confused about how the outcomes of the UN Climate Conference in Paris can be described as both… Read More

To Change the Heart and Soul: How Elites Contained the Climate Justice Movement

By Herbert Docena “The object is to change the heart and soul” — Margaret Thatcher. On the final day of the UN summit (COP21) held in Paris in December 2015, thousands of people defied a ban on public gatherings… Read More

During Paris Climate Summit, Obama Signed Exxon-Koch-Backed Bill Expediting Pipeline Permits

 By Steve Horn  Just over a week before the U.S. signed the Paris climate agreement at the conclusion of the COP21 United Nations summit, President Barack Obama signed a bill into law with a provision that expedites permitting… Read More

The Climate Movement is Dead: A Report Back from COP21

  By Ducky Slowcode Paris, France — In light of the 21st and most recent UN Conference of the Parties, the annual gathering to discuss and renegotiate global progress in climate change policy, thousands of activists from every corner of… Read More