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Climate gentrification: rising seas lead to rising rents (video)

Coastal flooding is driving up the cost of housing in high-elevation Miami neighborhoods like Little Haiti. In the summer of 2018, Nexus Media took part in Freedom to Breathe, a cross-country tour that explored how climate change intersects with the racial, social, and economic challenges that Americans face every day. Nexus Media We saw firsthand how fossil fuel […]

March 1st

The politics of the Green New Deal (video)

In the summer of 2018, Nexus Media took part in Freedom to Breathe, a cross-country tour that explored how climate change intersects with the racial, social and economic challenges that Americans face every day. We saw firsthand how fossil fuel pollution and extreme weather are damaging communities across the United States, and how ordinary people […]

February 25th

Trump’s border wall is the exact opposite of where our priorities should be (It’s the climate change, stupid!)

The Trump administration has undertaken a massive, unprecedented response to the climate crisis. In fact, they clearly see this enormous undertaking as their signature project  – the legacy this administration will leave the nation. I’m not talking about some tree-planting pledge or a sudden change of heart about windmills. Folks, I’m talking about Trump’s border […]

February 24th

EcoRight climate change week in review for February 21

As you read this, I’m touring a college campus with my first born, who is 100 percent going to leave me in the fall. Hold on, I have something in my eye…😭 ☄Utah College Republicans, activate: Representatives from the College Republican clubs at Brigham Young University, Utah State University, Weber State, Southern Utah University and […]

February 21st

Native protest against tar sands pipeline shuts down Canadian rail service

Today, there are 6 groups who can claim Wet’suwet’en heritage. Five of them have signed agreements with the developers of the Coastal GasLink pipeline, but the sixth has refused to do so. According to The Guardian, Wet’suwet’en chiefs say the authority of these groups only applies to reservations, not traditional territory. It just so happens the proposed […]

February 17th

Climate Heroes: Amazon Employees For Climate Justice

What is courage? You can look in the dictionary, but I think we know it when we see it—and when we do not. We sure didn’t see it in the craven votes cast by every Republican senator (with one exception) to risk the foundations of our democracy by acquitting Donald Trump. Courage demanded doing the […]

February 12th

Tar Sands Pipelines: In Canada, militarized police attack indigenous peoples on their own land

From the Indigenous Environmental Network: Watch this video of heavily militarized police invading #Wetsuweten territories. Right now dozens of militarized police with assault rifles and dogs have been deployed against unarmed Wet’suwet’en land defenders on unceded Indigenous land. Militarized RCMP Raid Gidimt'en Monitoring Post at 39KM SHARE WIDELY – This morning at approximately 4:30am, heavily militarized RCMP invaded unceded […]

February 7th

Greta Thunberg nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Two members of the Swedish Parliament have nominated 17-year-old Greta Thunberg for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. Jens Holm and Hakan Svenneling submitted her name just prior the expiration of the nominating period at midnight on January 31. Last year, she was nominated by a Norwegian legislator. According to the rules of the Nobel Prize committee, […]

February 3rd