To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

New Observercast

Trump’s Need To Destroy Meets The Environment

BY FROMA HARROP One word best describes Donald Trump's environmental policy: sick. The president has an obsessive urge to ravage nature just for the heck...

Working To Avoid Climate Disaster

BY GARY EDMONDSON In August, NBC ran a story on “a growing wave of Swedes who’ve given up flying because of carbon emissions produced by...

‘How Dare You!’ Greta Thunberg Rebukes World Leaders

‘We will not let you get away with this,’ the 16-year-old climate strike leader tells the UN Climate Action Summit BY MARK HERTSGAARD After rallying four...

If The World Ran On Sun, It Wouldn’t Fight Over Oil

The climate crisis isn’t the only reason to kick fossil fuels – the prospect of a war to protect Saudi crude reminds us of...

Why Monday’s UN Climate Summit Matters

The Media And Climate Activists Must ‘Name And Shame’ Laggards, Says UN Special Envoy BY MARK HERTSGAARD As world leaders converge on New York City for...
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