United States will leverage its scale and procurement power to lead by example.
— The White House
We asked 22 climate visionaries to forecast what’s ahead in 2022, from smarter recycling to a push for more electric-powered cities.
— Grist | The Fix
98 million consumers say they would switch banks or credit cards if they knew it was investing in fossil fuels companies.
9 national, regional, state and city governments sign up to ZEV Pledge for their fleets; 121,355 vehicles
‘It is entirely doable, and it is doable fast’
In an eDrive Zone, BMW plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs) automatically switch to all-electric driving mode upon entering inner city areas.
Researchers argue that the shift to carbon-free energy is gaining momentum, largely because of economic benefits.
A program that primarily funded highways during the Trump administration has pivoted away from roads in its new disbursement, marking a potential shift in infrastructure spending.
Honoring our Ancestors: Visions for Future Generations and the Salish Sea
The science is clear and irrefutable; humanity is in advanced ecological overshoot.”Science Progress
Strategic Forest Reserves can protect biodiversity in the western United States and mitigate climate change
Large-diameter trees store disproportionally massive amounts of carbon
Local and Regional Newsletters
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro is a one-man environmental disaster.
Neil Gorsuch’s dream case could be the Earth’s nightmare. — Vox
“Health damages of air pollution are so costly to the economy that the reductions in harm that come from cutting emissions will balance the price tag of transitioning to renewable energy…”
New research shows how rising temperatures have irreversibly altered both the Arctic and Antarctic. Ripple effects will be felt around the globe.
— The Washington Post
Young People Put The Experts On The Spot For COP26
“This Isn’t a Natural Disaster”:
Climate Scientist Michael Mann on Deadly Tornadoes in 8 States
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December 13 — A deeply red state has a plan to decarbonize its power sector.
December 14 — Scotland’s last coal plant is no more.
December 15 — Why California can’t fill a major gap in its climate strategy.
December 16 — The Big Apple is phasing fossil fuels out of new buildings.
December 17 — Energy companies are being held accountable for a California oil spill.
With Weather We’ve Never Seen Before, and Politics We Have
— Bill McKibben
How to Make a Dumb Idea Slightly Less Stupid
A summer that really scared scientists.
All About Love: New Visions
by bell hooks
All About Love offers radical new ways to think about love by showing its interconnectedness in our private and public lives.
a children’s book by bell hooks
“The skin I’m in is just a covering. It cannot tell my story. If you want to know who I am, you have got to come inside and open your heart way wide.“
Trailblazing Critique of
“Imperialist White-Supremacist Heteropatriarchy”