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Speak up, identify the stakes, and use language that inspires action and combats right-wing messaging, says climate communications expert Genevieve Guenther.
Speak up, identify the stakes, and use language that inspires action and combats right-wing messaging, says climate communications expert Genevieve Guenther.
A judge said the claimants’ focus on specific years when the companies received more in tax breaks than they sent to the government was “nonsensical”.
A judge said the claimants’ focus on specific years when the companies received more in tax breaks than they sent to the government was “nonsensical”.
As the climate crisis worsens, the calls for more aggressive action grow louder. 2021 saw more business as usual, industry obfuscation and delay, but also some reasons for optimism.
As the climate crisis worsens, the calls for more aggressive action grow louder. 2021 saw more business as usual, industry obfuscation and delay, but also some reasons for optimism.
Activists opposing the rebuild of an incinerator in the London Borough of Enfield, a vote on which is due on Thursday, have been forced to confront environmentalism’s white, middle-class dominance.
Activists opposing the rebuild of an incinerator in the London Borough of Enfield, a vote on which is due on Thursday, have been forced to confront environmentalism’s white, middle-class dominance.
Ten of Laredo, Texas’s schools rank in the country’s top 1 percent of schools where students’ health is most at risk from toxic air pollution, in large part due to emissions from one medical equipment sterilization plant.
Ten of Laredo, Texas’s schools rank in the country’s top 1 percent of schools where students’ health is most at risk from toxic air pollution, in large part due to emissions from one medical equipment sterilization plant.
A coalition of Oregon landowners, environmental groups, and Native tribes fended off Jordan Cove for more than a decade. But the legal implications of the project’s demise outside of Oregon are unclear.
A coalition of Oregon landowners, environmental groups, and Native tribes fended off Jordan Cove for more than a decade. But the legal implications of the project’s demise outside of Oregon are unclear.
A D.C.-based think tank with ties to fossil fuel money claims that shutting down the aging Line 5 pipeline would hurt Black communities in Michigan. Community activists say otherwise.
A D.C.-based think tank with ties to fossil fuel money claims that shutting down the aging Line 5 pipeline would hurt Black communities in Michigan. Community activists say otherwise.
With British Columbia still reeling from historic floods, the RCMP rushed to break up an Indigenous blockade standing in the way of construction of a gas pipeline. Journalism organizations denounced the detainment of two reporters.
With British Columbia still reeling from historic floods, the RCMP rushed to break up an Indigenous blockade standing in the way of construction of a gas pipeline. Journalism organizations denounced the detainment of two reporters.
Climate advocates in Louisiana warn that environmental justice goals will be tough to meet in a state where the governor keeps welcoming new fossil fuel development.
Climate advocates in Louisiana warn that environmental justice goals will be tough to meet in a state where the governor keeps welcoming new fossil fuel development.
The major American bank is helping fund the Coastal Gaslink pipeline, which threatens First Nation lands in Canada.
The major American bank is helping fund the Coastal Gaslink pipeline, which threatens First Nation lands in Canada.

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Speak up, identify the stakes, and use language that inspires action and combats right-wing messaging, says climate communications expert Genevieve Guenther.

Speak up, identify the stakes, and use language that inspires action and combats right-wing messaging, says climate communications expert Genevieve Guenther.
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A judge said the claimants’ focus on specific years when the companies received more in tax breaks than they sent to the government was “nonsensical”.

A judge said the claimants’ focus on specific years when the companies received more in tax breaks than they sent to the government was “nonsensical”.
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As the climate crisis worsens, the calls for more aggressive action grow louder. 2021 saw more business as usual, industry obfuscation and delay, but also some reasons for optimism.

As the climate crisis worsens, the calls for more aggressive action grow louder. 2021 saw more business as usual, industry obfuscation and delay, but also some reasons for optimism.
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Activists opposing the rebuild of an incinerator in the London Borough of Enfield, a vote on which is due on Thursday, have been forced to confront environmentalism’s white, middle-class dominance.

Activists opposing the rebuild of an incinerator in the London Borough of Enfield, a vote on which is due on Thursday, have been forced to confront environmentalism’s white, middle-class dominance.
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Ten of Laredo, Texas’s schools rank in the country’s top 1 percent of schools where students’ health is most at risk from toxic air pollution, in large part due to emissions from one medical equipment sterilization plant.

Ten of Laredo, Texas’s schools rank in the country’s top 1 percent of schools where students’ health is most at risk from toxic air pollution, in large part due to emissions from one medical equipment sterilization plant.
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A coalition of Oregon landowners, environmental groups, and Native tribes fended off Jordan Cove for more than a decade. But the legal implications of the project’s demise outside of Oregon are unclear.

A coalition of Oregon landowners, environmental groups, and Native tribes fended off Jordan Cove for more than a decade. But the legal implications of the project’s demise outside of Oregon are unclear.
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A D.C.-based think tank with ties to fossil fuel money claims that shutting down the aging Line 5 pipeline would hurt Black communities in Michigan. Community activists say otherwise.

A D.C.-based think tank with ties to fossil fuel money claims that shutting down the aging Line 5 pipeline would hurt Black communities in Michigan. Community activists say otherwise.
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With British Columbia still reeling from historic floods, the RCMP rushed to break up an Indigenous blockade standing in the way of construction of a gas pipeline. Journalism organizations denounced the detainment of two reporters.

With British Columbia still reeling from historic floods, the RCMP rushed to break up an Indigenous blockade standing in the way of construction of a gas pipeline. Journalism organizations denounced the detainment of two reporters.
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Climate advocates in Louisiana warn that environmental justice goals will be tough to meet in a state where the governor keeps welcoming new fossil fuel development.

Climate advocates in Louisiana warn that environmental justice goals will be tough to meet in a state where the governor keeps welcoming new fossil fuel development.
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The major American bank is helping fund the Coastal Gaslink pipeline, which threatens First Nation lands in Canada.

The major American bank is helping fund the Coastal Gaslink pipeline, which threatens First Nation lands in Canada.