Social movements can push the U.S. to adopt a binding climate agreement and to prioritize the needs of the Global South.
Declaring a climate emergency allows Biden to allocate funding to clean energy and suspend activities like oil drilling.
Activists are demanding the Biden-Harris administration pass a sweeping jobs bill to address the climate crisis head-on.
The top 10 hottest years on record have happened since 2005.
The world needs a Green New Deal to help it transition out of a fossil fuel economy, say Robert Pollin and Noam Chomsky.
The world is not doing enough to keep global heating below 2 degrees Celsius — the goal of the 2015 Paris agreement.
President-elect Joe Biden’s pledge of net-zero U.S. emissions by 2050 brings the Paris Agreement goals within reach.
As Secretary of State, Kerry was instrumental in getting the U.S. involved in the Paris climate accords.
The agreement is largely symbolic of how the U.S. will act — or not — on climate in the next four years.
The company’s professed support for a carbon tax is a disingenuous public relations ploy to delay government action.