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The world may be “sleepwalking into a crisis.” David Wallace-Well’s new book, The Uninhabitable Earth, shows that the dire consequences of climate change, even based on the most optimistic projection, are going to be apocalyptic. This should not strike anyone who has been paying attention to climate change as a grim surprise. We are, […]

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Leaders from over 190 nations will convene next month in Paris in hopes of negotiating an agreement to mitigate climate change. Unfortunately, last week, China released information that will only complicate the already daunting negotiations process. Since 2000, China has emitted almost a billion tons of carbon more per year than previously reported. The […]

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This past week, the City of Oslo announced a plan to ban all cars from its city center by 2019. Only weeks after city elections shifted control to a progressive coalition, the newly-formed city council proposed the ban as part of a larger plan to reduce Oslo’s carbon emissions by half before 2020 and […]

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Amid the backdrop of last week’s People’s Climate March and the UN Climate Change Summit, tech giants Facebook and Google have cut ties with the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). The companies cite the lobbying group’s stance on climate change–i.e., denial–as the reason.

ALEC is a Koch-funded, right-wing think tank […]

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