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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.

GND Beat
February 24, 2022
Road to a Green New Deal - Issue 19

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
February 24, 2022
Issue 19 Editor's Note: From the Giants' Shadow

Amidst increasing attempts to suppress the American right to vote and a polluting healthcare industry, the mission of the climate movement remains the same: to emerge from the shadow of the giants.

Spotlight
February 24, 2022
Spotlight on Health Care Without Harm

With a daunting mission of achieving climate neutrality in the healthcare sector by 2050, per the Paris Agreement, Health Care Without Harm is a leading organization that works to transform the polluting practices of the health industry with sustainable strategies that addresses one of the greatest health threats of the 21st century, climate change.

Report Summary
February 24, 2022
Profiting off Voter Suppression

The democratic right to vote for millions of Americans is at stake, particularly those on the front lines battling the climate crisis and who are disproportionately at risk for environmental harms. Voter suppression legislation has ravaged the United States, motivated by the interests of business sectors in the polluter-industrial-complex (PIC), who stand to profit from the decaying of environmental and climate change regulations.

Editor's Note
February 9, 2022
Issue 18 Editor's Note: Widening Circles

It seems almost impossible to digest all of the bad news taking place in the world these days.

Interview
February 9, 2022
Restoring Collectivity Through The Commons: Interview With David Bollier

To develop a better understanding of corporate power and our collective global responsibility in the climate movement, we spoke with David Bollier, author of Commoner’s Catalog for Changemaking: Tools for the Transition Ahead. Read more to discover Bollier’s recent publication.

Review
February 9, 2022
What Does it Take to Lift a Giant? The Ants & The Grasshopper Review

The Ants and the Grasshopper is a new film starring Anita Chitaya, a Malawi woman with a gift for bringing people together, to realize the power of solidarity.

Editor's Note
January 24, 2022
Issue 17 Editor's Note: What We've Achieved in 2021

It has been a remarkable first year for the Global Center for Climate Justice.

News Article
January 24, 2022
No Future Under Plutocracy

Why winning a post-growth Green New Deal requires transition to real democracy

News Article
January 24, 2022
How Agribusiness and Big Pharma Hijacked Our Health

There are new threats to human health and the planet stemming from the proliferation of factory farming and the growing political-economic power of Big Pharma and agribusiness.

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