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Despite the right-wing narrative that climate scientists are ginning up their predictions of doom because they hate capitalism and America or something (seriously, I never understood why people would believe that climate activists and scientists want to be right–I’d love to be wrong about this!), the reality is that the scientists are in fact too […]

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 Cor

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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), implemented by the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts on behalf of the EU, showed that the global average temperature for June 2019 was the […]
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Kim Kelly has emerged as one of the smartest journalists working on the labor movement. Here, she’s trying to think through the disconnect between the labor movement and the Green New Deal: That some workers are feeling left behind and have already witnessed firsthand how institutional neglect can ravage working-class communities is a familiar concept […]

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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Our First Climate Refugees

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On April 15, 2019
There are a lot of reasons why people are migrating from Central America to the United States, despite our fascist president seeking to demonize them. Most of them have a lot to do with U.S. policy–NAFTA and CAFTA, guns flowing south and drugs flowing north, etc. Of course, the U.S. takes no responsibility for any […]

Triaging Climate

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On January 24, 2019

We are well past the point of saving the planet in any way that keeps much of its ecological integrity or species. We are at the point that we can, at best, triage the climate to make things as least

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