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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

How YOU can watch penguins from home and help save Antarctica

Whether you are in your third week or third month of quarantine, you might be itching for some new pastimes. Even if you are not an essential worker, you could be considered essential to an impactful research project, the Penguin Watch. By Carter Root Impakter This project is simple but crucial. Scientists, with the help of […]

May 17th

Even during the coronavirus pandemic, we can’t forget about wildlife on the brink of extinction

Of the 112,432 species assessed for the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List, 30,178 are vulnerable, endangered, or critically endangered. The current animal endangerment and extinction crisis is mostly of our own making — we are responsible for years of animal habitat destruction, pollution, climate change, population growth, and other human activity […]

Raising climate ambition in the time of the Coronavirus

The Coronavirus pandemic has given rise to one of the most challenging global crises of our time, already resulting in a tragic loss of lives and livelihoods for so many around the world as I write in April 2020. It is a poignant reminder of how our societies and economies are so deeply vulnerable. A […]

It’s “Giving Tuesday!” … Could you help keep RedGREENandBlue going by making a small donation?

If you’d like to make a donation to a worthy cause on this Giving Tuesday… For the past ten years, I’ve been editing and publishing, a website that brings together progressive and conservative voices in favor of climate change action. Unfortunately, with the current coronavirus economic meltdown, we’ve lost our primary funding source. So we’ve […]

May 5th

As Coronavirus takes heavy toll on people of color, Harris wants task force to study why and propose fixes

Today, Sen. Kamala Harris of California will introduce legislation creating a task force to scrutinize the racial disparity in health outcomes as the coronavirus pandemic continues to take a heavy and disproportionate toll among African Americans, Latinos, and American Indians. While the COVID-19 Racial and Ethnic Disparities Task Force Act would focus on addressing the disparate effects of the […]

May 4th

Failure to provide Coronavirus relief money shows America never gets tired of sticking it to Indians

Back in the 19th century, when the U.S. was removing, corralling, and slaughtering the American Indian population, treaties and other agreements were made to provide regular compensation to those tribes that agreed to stop fighting the ongoing theft of their land, culture, religion, and language, and confine themselves to reservations. Corruption, chicanery, bureaucratic rules, and outright […]

May 3rd

As COVID-19 Reveals Our Food System’s Flaws, Congress Can Boost Protection Now—and Resilience for the Future

If we didn’t know it before — or had forgotten — the escalating Coronavirus pandemic and its widening economic ripple effects are hammering home the reality that our world is full of risk and uncertainty. Preparedness is paramount. Resilience is essential. And apart from the nation’s healthcare system, nowhere is this more apparent right now than […]

April 24th

50 years of Earth Day Posters, 1970-2020

Earth Day 1970 (Pogo via Walt Kelley) (Earth Day 1970 by Robert Leydenfrost, via Click Americana) ->Next Poster Unfortunately, with the current coronavirus economic meltdown, we’ve lost our primary funding source. So we’ve set up a Patreon Page: Become a Patron! You can also make a one-time or recurring donation via PayPal – anything helps, […]

April 22nd