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    How Can the Biden Administration Fix America’s Broken Food System?

    How Can the Biden Administration Fix America’s Broken Food System?

    By Scott Faber The staggering number of food and farm workers who have died from Covid-19 has laid bare the Trump administration’s disastrous policies on food and farm issues. President Trump’s failure to provide these workers with protections from the coronavirus was the latest bad decision that made our food and the people who produce […]

    Biden Can Leverage Larger Trends to Make Climate Progress

    Biden Can Leverage Larger Trends to Make Climate Progress

    By Dan Farber With the next president of the United States finally decided, we can now begin moving on to the work at hand. Joe Biden’s election creates an exciting opportunity for climate action. But there’s one clear hurdle: Unless the January runoff elections in Georgia for two Senate seats deliver surprising success to the […]

    Dalai Lama Urges Global Climate Action in New Book

    Dalai Lama Urges Global Climate Action in New Book

    The Dalia Lama really wants the world to act on the climate crisis. The Tibetan Bhuddist spiritual leader has co-written a book called Our Only Home: A Climate Appeal to the World, which urges world leaders and ordinary people to work together to stop global warming. “Buddha would be green,” he claims in the book, […]

    Biden Win Puts World ‘Within Striking Distance’ of 1.5 C Paris Goal

    Biden Win Puts World ‘Within Striking Distance’ of 1.5 C Paris Goal

    If President-elect Joe Biden follows through on his plan to combat the climate crisis, it could put the world “within striking distance” of meeting the Paris agreement goal of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. That’s according to new analysis from Climate Action Tracker (CAT), an independent scientific analysis of how […]

    The Biggest Environmental Wins and Losses of the 2020 Election

    The Biggest Environmental Wins and Losses of the 2020 Election

    By Tara Lohan Election Day 2020 — the day before the United States officially left the Paris climate agreement — didn’t deliver an immediate rebuke to President Trump or relief for environmentalists. That would have to wait. “The election hasn’t produced the outcome that the planet badly needed,” Bill McKibben of 350.org summed up in […]

    The Climate Crisis Is Dividing Generations and Households

    The Climate Crisis Is Dividing Generations and Households

    The climate crisis and debates about its severity were at the forefront of the U.S. election, but in private homes and communities, the rift between the sides often took a generational rather than party-line split. While young people often cited a sense of despair and outrage over global heating, their alarm was often met by […]