Declaring a climate emergency allows Biden to allocate funding to clean energy and suspend activities like oil drilling.
“It’s going to take the work of progressives, of social movements to really get it done,” said Waleed Shahid.
On March 19, strikers across the globe will demand “immediate, concrete, and ambitious action” over empty promises.
The world needs a Green New Deal to help it transition out of a fossil fuel economy, say Robert Pollin and Noam Chomsky.
Given federal failure on climate change policy, voters are turning to local officials to respond to the climate crisis.
Crucially, the bill calls for a phaseout of hydrofluorocarbons, an incredibly potent greenhouse gas.
A green social democracy offers a way out of economic and climate crises, says economics professor David Kotz.
Most of Princeton’s climate research is funded by notorious polluters like ExxonMobil and BP.
The world is not doing enough to keep global heating below 2 degrees Celsius — the goal of the 2015 Paris agreement.
Climate activist Margaret Klein Salamon discusses the organizing power of connecting emotionally over climate disaster.