Climate Crisis

Five years after Hurricane Maria: Puerto Ricans continue to struggle

A Call to Action on Puerto Rico, a U.S.-based collective with an anti-colonial, pro-independence perspective stated, “Given the damages caused…

September 19, 2022

The people of Jackson, Mississippi, are in critical need

This statement from Cooperation Jackson on the current water crisis in the state capital of Jackson, Mississippi, and on the…

September 7, 2022

Inflation Reduction Act increases Appalachian climate crisis

Charleston, West Virginia After an Aug. 7 Senate passage, the “Inflation Reduction Act” (IRA) passed the U.S. House of Representatives…

August 25, 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

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

Icebergs, SCOTUS and EPA − WW commentary

Before I understood what it all meant, I thought it was awe-inspiring to see icebergs in the ocean waters around…

July 6, 2022

In Massachusetts, residents, activists unite to fight green-washing corporation

Boston Protesting corporate greed and destruction of the environment, a crew of activists from Vermont, Rhode Island, Maine, and western…

May 30, 2022

‘Now, we must mount hurricane ourselves, of effort and determination’

The following article first appeared in Granma on Sept. 1, 2021. By Yaima Puig Meneses  The response to damages caused…

September 7, 2021

Protest disrupts football game over climate crisis

During halftime at the classic Yale and Harvard football game on Nov. 23 in New Haven, Conn., hundreds of protesters…

December 6, 2019