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Burn Baby Burn!

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On December 16, 2019
Amazingly, impeachment isn’t even close to the most important story in the world right now. Each year, the United Nations holds a conference on climate change to try to nudge the biggest polluters toward containing warming under well below 2 degrees Celsius. Now, that goal seems more fantastical than ever; the world is on track […]
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Climate Divestment

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On August 8, 2019
Rare good news out of the financial sector. Earlier this year, one of Meryam Omi’s deputies at Legal & General Investment Management sat down with board members and managers from Exxon Mobil Corp. to discuss how the oil giant could address climate change. LGIM, which manages about $1.3 trillion, is one of Exxon’s top 20 […]

So Much Winning!

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On July 3, 2019

Setting records shows that we are awesome, right? Last month was the hottest June ever recorded, the EU‘s satellite agency has announced. Data provided by the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S

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The Columbia Journalism Review and The Nation have a long essay on how the media has completely failed to cover climate change: Yet at a time when civilization is accelerating toward disaster, climate silence continues to reign across the bulk of the US news media. Especially on television, where most Americans still get their news, […]

Earth Day

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On April 22, 2019

I’m in New Bedford to give a talk on the connections and problems between the labor and environmental movements. Happy times on this Earth Day! Climate change is coming and we are going to do ab

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