Climate and Environmental Crisis

Youth join global strike for climate justice

Climate strikers in Bengaluru, India, one of 450 global locations, were among hundreds of thousands demanding “climate reparations and justice”…

September 28, 2022

Commentary on hurricanes/ ‘Puerto Rico is not for sale’

On Sept. 23, 1868, el Grito de Lares erupted in the town of Lares, Puerto Rico, the island’s first armed…

September 27, 2022

Youth join global strike for climate justice

Climate strikers in Bengaluru, India, one of 450 global locations, were among hundreds of thousands demanding “climate reparations and justice”…

September 26, 2022

Pakistan: Climate catastrophe caused by Global North

Following months of intense humidity and a catastrophic heat wave — temperatures reaching upwards of 124 F — Pakistan is…

September 12, 2022

Twenty years ago, Nigerian women took over ChevronTexaco and won concession

The following article first appeared on workers.org in two parts, dated Aug. 1 and 8, 2002. In honor of Black…

August 11, 2022

Global warming causing worldwide heat-wave crises

Fiddling while the Northern Hemisphere burns, roasts, melts and drowns. That’s what is going on in Washington, D.C., now. (In…

August 9, 2022

Kentucky floods caused by capitalist greed

As of July 30, at least 25 people have been reported dead from the destructive flash flood in eastern Kentucky…

August 1, 2022

Manchin bill could worsen climate crisis

Politicians and media pundits are lauding the yet to be passed $369 billion Inflation Reduction Act as “the most ambitious…

August 1, 2022

Fire and ice, yet politicians still sleep

No imagining is needed to picture what global warming/climate change might look and feel like. Millions of people in the…

July 27, 2022

Extreme weather and mass incarceration deaths

Houston Across the hottest places in the U.S., people in prisons, jails and detention centers often face unbearable and sometimes…

July 20, 2022