Anti-science rhetoric and special interests have pushed us to the edge of climate chaos. But just as quantum physics disrupted our view of matter and energy, quantum social change disrupts our beliefs about what’s possible, how fast, and by whom.
Other sectors are facing much more stringent targets as a result, writes John Gibbons.
Fossil fuel companies have been quietly leveraging their wealth to manipulate climate research.
The extreme weather events afflicting the subcontinent, made more likely by climate change, show the need to wind down oil, gas and coal use as soon as possible, argue Basav Sen and Tejal Mankad from the People vs. Fossil Fuels coalition.
From narratives about fossil fuels as a solution to climate advocates as out of touch with reality, here’s how the fossil fuel industry and its allies are weaponizing words to delay climate action.
We already know how to make good food the norm, and there's a willingness among the public to eat well. What we need is action, says Sustain’s Ruth Westcott.
An environmental engineer and long-time Gulf Coast resident warns that increasing liquified natural gas exports "sows environmental destruction, benefits our adversaries, and pads the pockets of executives to the detriment of the average consumer."
For over a century, this region has powered the country’s growth with coal, gas, and oil. But its communities have not seen the prosperity and health the fossil fuel industry continues to promise them.
The new policy won’t stop the most dangerous type of climate disinformation: fossil fuel industry greenwashing, argues Jamie Henn.
There are clear connections between the fossil fuel industries and the politicians who are both stalling action on climate change and diminishing democracy – and it's a dangerous shift, argues an international studies professor in her new book.