Tag: Climate Movement
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This is Not New(s)
If you have even a basic understanding of climate change, then you are probably aware that the combustion of fossil fuels such as coal, oil, and natural gas are the main drivers of this crisis. It is reasonable to state that if the fossil fuel industry had stopped its polluting activities and governments had stopped subsidizing Big Oil and Gas, we wouldn’t be in this predicament. But, in recent years…
Drop Fossil Fuels
Activist battles against major fossil fuel companies have been a defining characteristic of the climate movement for decades. Multiple campaigns continue to challenge these companies. Read more about the recent battles that have been fought, and won, in this article.
Eco-Ableism in Society and the Climate Movement
“Take short showers, throw out everything made out of plastic, go vegan, stop traveling by car.” A lot of activists give out this advice when asked about how to be environmentally friendly. However, for many disabled people, these suggestions are not achievable. Eco-ableism is rampant within society as well as within activist circles – it is imperative that we address it in order to make the world, and our approaches to crises, more equitable. Learn more about eco-ableism as in this article.
No More Empty Promises: 2021 Climate Action Update
In April and May 2021, activists around the world took to the streets and airwaves once again to fight for meaningful climate action from those in power — standing up to world leaders at the Biden Climate Summit, the courts of the European Union, and climate-killer-corporations at company meetings.
See what the newsletter team has to recommend for our June 2021 edition!
Fighting Every Crisis: Climate Activists Call for Vaccine Equity
The recent COVID-19 pandemic has had an undeniable impact on the climate movement. The disparity when it comes to vaccine access has also left entire communities in the Global South susceptible to the worst effects of COVID-19; and, considering that these places are also heavily impacted by the climate crisis, it is clear that these communities are in a dire situation.