Opinion

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Wildfires - and Republican climate change cluelessness - continue

As the blazes continue to consume forests and destroy homes, the climate change that spawned them is continuously being denied or ignored by Republicans.

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Climate change tied to extreme weather

The end of October, a powerful snowstorm hit the East Coast, knocking out electricity for about two million homes and leaving at least three dead.

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Lurching toward the peak

While much of the talk about "peak oil" can be dismissed as hysterical catastrophizing, there is an underlying reality that humankind must come to grips with.

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Investing in clean transportation could create 3.7 million jobs

Comprehensive energy and climate policies, and infrastructure spending on clean transportation, could create 3.7 million jobs in the U.S., a new study shows.

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Loopholes in climate accord threaten death of coral reefs by 2100

It doesn't seem as if the big industrial nations are serious about trying to halt global warming.

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“The Pipe” offers antidote to toxic “Superman”

WARNING: "Waiting for Superman," the new film by David Guggenheim, might be injurious to public education.

 

What catastrophe are we waiting for?

Global climate change is putting humanity's most basic, most elemental needs increasingly at risk.

Marxism, truth, lies and politics

There are so many lies being churned out by the ultra-right corporate propaganda machine.

Heaven help us if we don’t heed his call

Decades from now, climate scientist James Hansen will occupy a prominent place in our history books, but what we don't know now is whether humankind will heed his alarm or go on with business as usual.

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Climate change legislation - one of the next big battles

Among the next big things — climate change legislation looms large.

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