It is increasingly certain that if humanity continues on its current path, a confluence of severe global emergencies will cause devastating consequences well before this century is over.  These emergencies include climate disruption, population overreach, collapsing biodiversity, clean energy scarcity, economic inequity, crushing migration, and the continuing threat of nuclear war. Transformative strategies are urgently needed to promote a rapid and positive shift in humanity’s trajectory away from global catastrophe and collapse toward a sustainable, rewarding and equitable culture on Earth. We believe that there is no more important mission than the development and implementation of such strategies.

 

Climate ‘Leader’ Netflix Donated to Pro-Pipeline, Koch-Supported Think Tank

Climate ‘Leader’ Netflix Donated to Pro-Pipeline, Koch-Supported Think Tank

The Macdonald Laurier Institute then bragged about pushing a massive tar sands expansion. By Geoff Dembicki Netflix gives every impression of being one of the world’s most climate friendly corporations.  The streaming company responsible for the blockbuster climate movie “Don’t Look Up” starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence plans to slash or offset all of its corporate greenhouse gas emissions by the end of 2022, a goal known as net-zero. Netflix is producing and providing a...

Just 10 financial actors hold the key to climate change

Just 10 financial actors hold the key to climate change

Ten financial actors can accelerate a transition away from fossil fuels A new report has identified the 10 financial actors with the most influence on the fossil fuel economy and outlines the decisive role they can play in helping...

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  • Building a labour movement to take on the billionaire class 18 November 2022 5:57 pm Canadian Dimension In October 2021, 10,000 John Deere workers struck plants and warehouses in Iowa and Illinois, as well as smaller facilities in Kansas, Georgia and Colorado. Photo by Jordan Chariton/Twitter. Class Struggle Unionism Joe Burns Haymarket, 2022 Joe Burns’ …
  • DNR Secretary Cole retiring, leaving the agency’s top spot unfilled 18 November 2022 5:06 pm WisPolitics - Wisconsin The head of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is retiring next week four years after Gov. Tony Evers named him to the post. Preston Cole has served as secretary of the DNR since Evers was sworn into office in 2019. "Preston has been an …
  • The population question 18 November 2022 3:47 pm The New York Times There are now 8 billion of us. How does that affect our ability to live within planetary boundaries — and to stave off the worst climate hazards? Actually, what matters most is not how many we are. It’s how we live. More people doesn’t necessarily mean …
  • Is the Energy Charter Treaty at odds with a green future? 18 November 2022 12:20 pm The Parliament Magazine In 2015, Italy announced that it would adopt a ban on oil drilling near its coastline following years of campaigning by local environmental pressure groups. So when, in 2016, oil and gas company Rockhopper applied for a concession to drill for oil off the …
  • Taking on the Climate 18 November 2022 11:30 am The New York Times At the biggest international climate summit of the year, world leaders meeting over the past two weeks have been dogged by reports that countries are falling short of their commitments to combat climate change. So what’s the point of the annual gathering? …

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