The main fears of the Club of Rome’s 1972 study have been reaffirmed, the authors say. But there is still a scenario allowing for widespread increases in human wellbeing within the planet’s resource boundaries.
Spotlighting Jailed Egyptian Activist Ahead of C0P27
Human rights blogger Alaa Abd El Fattah, a British citizen, completed 200 days of a hunger strike last week and relatives are worried about his survival.
Electric Cars & Resource Wars
The greatest potential for conflict over battery metals may not be in Asia, Africa or the Americas, write Stan Cox and Priti Gulati Cox. It may not be on any continent at all.
In advance of the next U.N. climate change gathering, which takes place in Egypt in November, Vijay Prashad outlines how governments can live up to their “common but differentiated responsibilities” to stave off catastrophe.
Chris Hedges: The Final Collapse
The more insurmountable the crisis becomes, the more we, like our prehistoric ancestors, will retreat into self-defeating responses, violence, magical thinking and denial.
The Renewables Rush in Texas
Many of the beneficiaries of the state’s program have parent companies with high carbon emissions and a history of fighting climate policies, write Nathan Jensen and Isabella Steinhauer.
US Watches as Cuban Fire Rages
The Biden administration is not offering meaningful assistance to contain a potential ecological disaster 90 miles from the U.S. coastline, write Natasha Lycia Ora Bannan and Medea Benjamin.
British Army’s White Phosphorus Addiction
U.K. troops fire controversial white phosphorus ammunition three times a year near safari resorts in east Africa, risking the health of local people, Phil Miller reports.
US Industrial Sites Pose New Climate Risk
The authors say the latest government report vastly underestimates the scale and scope of the contamination risks many communities will face in the decades ahead.
Fine Print in US Congress Climate Deal
Climate Power’s analysis of fossil-fuel lobbying and the Schumer-Manchin deal arrives as fossil fuel companies begin reporting a surge in profits for the second quarter of 2022.