Carbon emissions reach record: How can we build solidarity to fight climate change?

The task of addressing climate change is so large that the only way in which it can be addressed with any success is if everyone is involved. As long as so many people are focused every day on just getting what they need to live, such broad involvement will be impossible. Are there ways to build the solidarity and involvement we need to fight climate change?

Radical Realism for Climate Justice. A Civil Society Response to the Challenge of Limiting Global Warming to 1.5°C

Limiting global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial is feasible, and it is our best hope of achieving environmental and social justice, of containing the impacts of a global crisis that was born out of historical injustice and highly unequal responsibility.

Crime of the 21st Century: Perpetrators of Apocalypse, or, The Seven Circles of Hell

You and I are witnessing the twenty-first century’s great crime: a global holocaust whose first victims have already perished. Fossil energy economies are doing this. They transform the world into a deathly, suffocating hothouse sabotaging the climate and atmosphere. That’s what they do.

Juliana v US: Getting Ready to Rumble

Three strikes and the Trump administration is now out—or more accurately “in.” Trump and company have now been told by the US Supreme Court in a very brief 5-4 decision that they must stand in open court and defend themselves against the charge they are denying the 21 youthful clients in the court their constitutional right to a habitable environment.

Do the Global Poor Care about Climate Change?

Looking into this has made me even more convinced that tackling global poverty has to be done in tandem with tackling climate change. They are intricately connected. I think it’s important that we remember climate change is a historical injustice: the poorest countries suffer the worst impacts yet have done least to cause it and have the least capacity to address it.