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Birding while black – From outrage to justice

By now, you’ve likely seen the video of Christian Cooper, a Black birder, being unjustly harassed by a white woman who was illegally walking her dog off leash in Central Park. Amy Cooper’s call to the police could have resulted in yet another death of an unarmed Black person at the hands of an officer […]

May 31st

Piling pandemic on top of injustice: Elizabeth Warren calls attention to Native Americans under the coronavirus

Sen. Warren and Rep. Haaland co-author op-ed on federal response to COVID-19 on Native reservations: American Indians and Alaska Natives already suffer disproportionately from health conditions and environmental injustices that make them more susceptible to complications during a pandemic. The Navajo Nation had infection rates higher than any state. In New Mexico, American Indians make up 11% of the […]

May 30th

The Dude divests: Join a climate chat with Jeff Bridges TODAY at 3 pm

Join award-winning actor Jeff Bridges and former U.S. Congressman Bob Inglis for a conversation about climate change. During this interactive virtual event, we will discuss the documentary Living in the Future’s Past (produced by Bridges and featuring Inglis), the challenge of addressing our changing climate, and how conservatives have immense power to make a difference. Please join us! SPEAKERS: Jeff Bridges is […]

“Burning our way to destruction” – Kids are picking up climate change lessons (even if their parents aren’t)

With another school year wrapping up in a profoundly new fashion, now’s a good time to think about climate and education. After all, we know that because kids are particularly persuasive when it comes to making their dismissive or denier parents care about climate, putting denial in the classroom has long been a priority for the fossil fuel industry’s propagandists. […]

Memorial Day: Who Is Killing Latin America’s Environmentalists?

While the environment has been recovering in many places around the world due to the coronavirus slowdown, in Latin America, threats against nature’s biggest protectors are only increasing. The beginning of 2020 has seen an acceleration of high-profile killings of environmentalists in some of the region’s most biodiverse countries. Their deaths jeopardize the fight against climate change […]

Climate Hawk RL Miller wins election to DNC (This should shake things up)

RL Miller, founder of the advocacy group Climate Hawks Vote (and regular contributor to RedGREENandBlue), was elected to the Democratic National Committee last Friday—and she intends to push the Democratic Party’s governing body to improve how it handles the climate crisis and fossil fuel industry, according to a Thursday interview in Emily Atkin’s HEATED newsletter. By Jessica Corbett Common […]

Video: Rethinking climate activism (in the post-Coronavirus world)

“How are we going to make climate change an important topic of conversation when the only thing that’s dominating the news cycle is the coronavirus pandemic?” XR Youth US Comms Director Azalea is reconsidering what it looks like to be an activist. Rethinking Climate Activism “How are we going to make climate change an important topic of […]

May 20th