Author Archives: melanieoca

Fantastic Thread On a Green New Deal

Rhiana Gunn-Wright addresses the question of whether the GND is simply a “Progressive laundry list”.

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Dr. Guenther Twitter Thread

On talking about climate change

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Greta Thunberg in Davos

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Climate crisis is “existential threat” house democrats say – But Protecting Turf Comes First

Climate crisis is “existential threat” house democrats say – But Protecting Turf Comes First

by Kate Aronoff

December 30, 2018  

‘THE NEW HOUSE committee being created to confront the climate crisis is being stripped of authority in order to accommodate the parochial concerns of senior Democrats in the caucus, protecting their pieces of turf.’

Climate action now must focus on the global rich and their corporations

Greta Thunberg’s speech

You should watch Greta Thunberg’s speech to the UN plenary session at COP24 if you haven’t seen it yet. Or if you have, watch it again. It is that powerful.

 

Shell Oil Executive Boasts that His Company Influenced the Paris Agreement.

Kate Aronoff with one of the most important pieces you will read this year.

https://theintercept.com/2018/12/08/shell-oil-executive-boasts-that-his-company-influenced-the-paris-agreement/