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Over 70,000 people braced the cold air and pouring rain on Sunday, January 27 for the largest climate march in Belgian history. There have been mounting demonstrations throughout Europe. In Germany, Switzerland, and France, working...

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The extreme cold that swept the Midwest last week brought brutal and deadly conditions for millions of people in the U.S. The “polar vortex,” which typically remains locked into the North Pole, threatened catastrophe as...

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In November of last year, young activists with Sunrise Movement held a sit-in at Nancy Pelosi’s office in DC demanding that she support a select committee on climate change to propose a Green New Deal....

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Both the Butte County Camp Fire, which killed more than 80 people and last year’s Tubbs fire, which killed 24 people, were likely sparked by Pacific Gas and Electric’s equipment. According to the California Department...

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They say that when someone experiences a crisis, you see the real person. Today California is suffering a major environmental and health crisis rolled into one that the authorities prepared no one for. This crisis...

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Originally published in Socialism Today, Issue 222 (October 2018), the political journal of the Socialist Party (sister party of Socialist Alternative in England and Wales). The storage of dangerous radioactive waste is back in the news in Britain...

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Initiative 1631 imposes cost of climate change directly on the corporations responsible for carbon-based pollution. Initiative 1631 in Washington State represents a forceful attempt to hold the producers of fossil fuel pollution accountable. On the...

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Unleashing a torrent of destruction in the wettest storm to ever hit the Carolinas, Hurricane Florence engulfed farms, overflowing open pits of hog feces; flooded coal ash ponds, inundating waterways with toxic byproducts; killed dozens,...

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With over 400,000 acres burned since July, California is already having a record-breaking fire season. The Mendocino Complex Fire is the largest recorded fire in state history and is still expected to grow until September....

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Bill Hopwood, Socialist Alternative (CWI Canada), Vancouver Canada’s Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, capitulated to oil pipe company Kinder Morgan’s blackmail. Texas-based Kinder Morgan wanted to expand a pipeline by an extra 1,000km, from Alberta’s oil...

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