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GND Beat
May 19, 2022
Road to a Green New Deal - Issue 26

Across the US and around the world, Green New Deal coalitions are growing stronger and momentum is building for broad investments to achieve climate and social justice. In this section, we highlight some of the latest updates, exciting achievements, and upcoming events advocating for Green New Deals.

May 19, 2022
The Corporate Assault on Reproductive Justice and Climate Justice

To call for reproductive justice and climate justice is to call for the human right to a clean and safe environment for present and future generations.

Editor's Note
May 19, 2022
Issue 26 Editor's Note: The Global Power Elite and the Climate Crisis - A Threat to Us All

Contrary to the popular conception of “majority rule,” democracies today are increasingly captured by global elites standing to profit from weakening environmental regulations, public health and safety measures, and climate change legislation. However, the Oil-igarchy’s attempts to thwart efforts to address the climate crisis is met by the mobilization of impacted communities, advocating for a just transition.

Spotlight
May 19, 2022
Unite to Protect our Right: Organizations Battling Voter Suppression

The sanctity of democracy lies in our ability to participate in free and fair elections. However, the money and influence of corporate polluters have invaded our system with corruption. Read more about the organizations around the United States that are feverishly presenting a strong opposition to the voter suppression tactics of our nation’s elites.

Editor's Note
May 5, 2022
Issue 25 Editor's Note: Dethrone Big Oil with a Just Transition

Only through comprehensive “just transition” programs can potential political adversaries of the climate justice movement be turned into staunch allies and supporters. The success of both the labor and climate justice movements depend on it.

May 5, 2022
Climate Con Artists: The Culpability of ‘Big Oil’ in Misinforming the Public

Despite being aware of the impending climate catastrophe for more than 40 years, American oil giants have continued to fuel climate change denialism in favor of profits and shareholders, at the expense of people and the planet. However, advocates for a just transition to renewable energies argue that the framework is beneficial for a healthy economy and environment.

GND Beat
May 5, 2022
Road to a Green New Deal - Issue 25

Across the US and around the world, Green New Deal coalitions are growing stronger and momentum is building for broad investments to achieve climate and social justice. In this section, we highlight some of the latest updates, exciting achievements, and upcoming events advocating for Green New Deals.

Editor's Note
April 21, 2022
Issue 24 Editor's Note: Time to Tackle the Polluters in Power

Earth Day is an annual reminder of our unfinished climate work. But as the incidence of climate impacts and disasters becomes more frequent, it has been accompanied by increased climate action too.

GND Beat
April 21, 2022
Road to a Green New Deal - Issue 24

Across the US and around the world, Green New Deal coalitions are growing stronger and momentum is building for broad investments to achieve climate and social justice. In this section, we highlight some of the latest updates, exciting achievements, and upcoming events advocating for Green New Deals.

Interview
April 21, 2022
Funding GND Requires Political Will - Interview with Noel Healy

Hailing from Ireland, Noel Healy, Associate Professor of Geography and Sustainability at Salem State University about his work revolving around climate change politics, energy justice, Green New Deal policy, and the link between scientific knowledge, political activism, and policymaking.

Editor's Note
April 6, 2022
Issue 23 Editor's Note: Unveiling Environmental Villainy

A chronic lack of urgency to pass critical environmental legislation will perpetuate a “litany of broken climate promises.” We call for nations and organizations to actively stick to their environmental commitments and support the work of climate activists around the world.

Interview
April 6, 2022
Protecting the "Lungs of West Africa" - An Interview with Alfred Brownell

After the tragedies of the Liberian civil war, foreign direct investments flowed into the country, but at the expense of indigenous communities and the environment. Self-proclaimed “activist lawyer,” Alfred Brownell, works to defend West African victims of resource exploitation, despite the risks.

Climate Villain
April 6, 2022
The Xxon Mobile: Origin Story

Introducing the Center’s very first Climate Villain Comic, the Xxon Mobile! Check out our poster below to read more about its origin story, the destructive practices that have defined Xxon for decades, and how climate activists are successfully clamping down on its freewheeling ways.

GND Beat
April 6, 2022
Road to a Green New Deal - Issue 23

Across the US and around the world, Green New Deal coalitions are growing stronger and momentum is building for broad investments to achieve climate and social justice. In this section, we highlight some of the latest updates, exciting achievements, and upcoming events advocating for Green New Deals

Editor's Note
March 24, 2022
Issue 22 Editor's Note: Ripple Effects

Humanity is bonded by our common ancestry, our shared planet, and our interconnected history. Although we are separated by the vastness of lands and oceans, these commonalities connect us.

Interview
March 24, 2022
Revitalizing Afghanistan, One Tree at a Time

Forced to flee her home as a child, Mariam Raqib never forgot the green sanctuary that was once Afghanistan. Her return as an adult marked the inception of Afghanistan Samsortya, an organization aimed at revitalizing the country one tree at a time, and empowering local women along the way.

Editor's Note
March 10, 2022
Issue 21 Editor's Note: Confronting the Greenhouse Gangsters

If the IPCC report or ongoing war in Ukraine have taught us anything, it’s that this planet is our collective home, where climate change impacts anywhere and has an effect everywhere. A swift transition by the global economy to renewable energy is of the utmost importance if we are to protect species from the 6th great extinction and save the planet – and perhaps even humanity itself.

Education
March 10, 2022
What Does Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Have To Do With the Climate Crisis? – Everything!

The purpose of the invasion of Ukraine is for Putin to exercise control over the country’s vast oil and gas reserves, pipelines, and water resources, and to protect Russia’s position as the leading supplier of fossil fuels to the European Union (EU) and the larger world economy.

GND Beat
March 10, 2022
Road to a Green New Deal - Issue 21

Across the US and around the world, Green New Deal coalitions are growing stronger and momentum is building for broad investments to achieve climate and social justice. In this section, we highlight some of the latest updates, exciting achievements, and upcoming events advocating for Green New Deals.

Spotlight
March 10, 2022
Putting an End to Climate Disinformation

Corporate climate denialists are experts at creating climate disinformation. Protect yourself from false climate claims with tools from the Debunking Handbook.

Editor's Note
March 21, 2022
Issue 20 Editor's Note: Building Unity Despite Differences

The fight for climate justice is a cause that affects us all; we must prioritize our shared humanity as opposed to the distinctions that separate us.

Spotlight
March 21, 2022
Interview with Anthony Rogers-Wright

A prototypical New Yorker, Anthony has over 12 years of experience as a planner, researcher, and organizer in the climate justice movement. His professional experiences include corporate and non-profit environmental consulting firms, grassroots political campaigns, and healthcare advocacy and outreach. Read more as Rogers-Wright reflects on his climate justice journey in an interview with the Center.

GND Beat
March 21, 2022
Road to a Green New Deal - Issue 20

Across the US and around the world, Green New Deal coalitions are growing stronger and momentum is building for broad investments to achieve climate and social justice. In this section, we highlight some of the latest updates, exciting achievements, and upcoming events advocating for Green New Deals.

Spotlight
March 21, 2022
Spotlight on the Ironbound Community Corporation (ICC)

Engulfed by polluting facilities and adverse environmental health risks, the Ironbound Community Corporation (ICC) in Newark, New Jersey, champions a new and exciting precedent in environmental justice. Read more about how this grassroots organization is paving a path for achieving more comprehensive environmental and health protections for impacted communities nationwide.

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