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July 9, 2019

Wanna Discuss the Climate Emergency?

Yesterday, Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Earl Blumenauer, along with Senator Bernie Sanders announced the introduction of what Blumenauer characterized as the “prelude to the Green New Deal” — a resolution declaring that climate change...

June 24, 2019

Governor Jay Inslee Rolls Out More Climate Policy

When it comes to climate policy, Governor Jay Inslee already has a plan to address nearly every element of the climate crisis, but on Monday he rolled out a new one — this time aimed at creating “Freedom from Fossil Fuels” by ending corporate...

June 21, 2019

How Do the Democratic Candidates Stack Up on the Climate Crisis?

By Monica Medina and Miro Korenha The first of the Democratic debates will take place this week. The Democratic Party refuses to hold a debate focused on climate change, and the candidates are likely to get only one question – if that – on this important topic. The...

June 17, 2019

Climate Crisis Is Impacting How Millennials Think About Having Kids

By Alexandra Patel For the first time in history, people who want to have kids are having to face the hard truth that the world is undoubtedly going to be a worse place for their children because of climate change. The cascading effects of global warming, rising sea...

June 6, 2019

There He Goes Again – Trump Denies Climate Change in UK Interview

Even the Prince of Wales could not convince President Trump that climate change is real, though apparently, the Prince did give it a go during a 15-minute meeting on Monday between the two leaders that stretched to 90 minutes, according to The Washington Post. The...

June 1, 2019

If We Face the Truth, Everything Is Possible

By Monica Medina and Miro Korenha Graduation speeches are often pablum – containing well-meaning advice and platitudes of wisdom that are easy listening but also easily forgotten.  This week I (Monica) heard not one, but two speeches that transcended the ordinary...