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Citizens’ Climate Radio: Hospitality in a time of climate change

We live in a world with stronger and more frequent extreme weather events. As a result, giving and receiving hospitality is becoming the new normal for humans. By Citizens’ Climate Lobby Citizens’ Climate Radio host Peterson Toscano speaks with public theologian Jayme R. Reaves and public health expert Dr. Natasha DeJarnett (pictured above). What are […]

November 30th

Thanksgiving: In ‘Gather’ documentary, indigenous food sovereignty Is on the menu

feast that symbolized an abiding pact between European colonists and Indigenous people to share the abundance of the land. But the reality of both historical and ongoing colonization, says Nephi Craig, White Mountain Apache, is that if you “want to attack a people and wipe them out—attack their food.” By Valerie Schloredt YES! magazine Consider […]

November 25th

6 helpful hints for talking to family about climate change this Thanksgiving (Podcast)

Before convening for Thanksgiving dinner or over Zoom, we encourage our community to listen to the latest episode of the “How to Save a Planet” podcast. By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN Their episode this week is titled Trying to Talk to Family about Climate Change? Here’s How and it features our Executive Director Bob Inglis and his son Rob, who […]

November 23rd

Edelman, world’s biggest PR firm, has blood on its hands for enabling climate destruction

A group of over 100 climate justice advocates and creators on Monday publicly called on the world’s largest public relations firm—Edelman—to drop ExxonMobil and other fossil fuel companies as clients. By Andrea Germanos Common Dreams “Edelman’s fancy ads are giving ExxonMobil social license to operate, and to thereby destroy our climate,” Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, a marine […]

November 20th

Earth Matters: Lying oil giants have some ads they’d like you to forget

In a bullseye story at The Guardian, Geoffrey Supran and Naomi Oreskes remind us of the forgotten oil ads that told us climate change was nothing. By Meteor Blades The fossil fuel industry has perpetrated a multi-decade, multibillion dollar disinformation, propaganda and lobbying campaign to delay climate action by confusing the public and policymakers about the climate crisis and its solutions. […]

November 20th

EcoRight Speaks podcast: LCRI’s Nick Johnson and Jim Wallis

The efforts to reduce greenhouse gases made by rural communities are an important part of the story, thus we are eternally grateful that past webinar guests Nick Johnson and Jim Wallis from the Lake County Resources Initiative and stars of the documentary the Other Side of the Hill (which you should check out – watch the trailer below the podcast) are this week’s […]

November 18th

Climate scientist Dr. Katharine Hayhoe talks her new book, “Saving Us” with CCL

In “Saving Us,” Dr. Katharine Hayhoe argues that when it comes to changing peoples’ minds on climate change, facts are only half the battle: we have to find common ground in order to connect a host of diverse and unique identities to collective action. “Saving Us” provides a look at science, faith, and psychology, and […]

November 16th

Why is Fareed Zakaria part of the effort to portray methane gas as a ‘Natual ally’ for clean energy?

Yale and Harvard graduate Fareed Zakaria is a trusted journalist on CNN, columnist at the Washington Post and editor at the Atlantic. If you wanted to sway the public, he’d be a great person to have in your corner. Unfortunately, he appears to be squarely in the gas industry’s corner, with multiple Washington Post columns […]

November 12th

As COP26 gets serious, climate disinformation gets seriously stupid (And sexist!)

Did you know that President Joe Biden is human? And like most humans, he has a body, and is not a robot. While this may sound rudimentary, it’s apparently a reminder climate deniers need, as after they all made the same exact joke about Biden’s not-even-30-second-slumber party, they focused their attention on a Daily Mail […]

November 10th

Facebook drives a million views of climate disinformation a day

Facebook’s response to the frequent and well-deserved criticism that it’s a cesspool of climate disinformation (among other degradations) has been to point to its supposed deference to fact checkers,and rating the posts they assess, and its Climate Science Center, a page of accurate information that it touts is getting a hundred thousand views a day. […]

November 8th

Media Roundup: House passes bipartisan infrastructure bill. Next stop: Joe Biden’s desk

The $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill passed the House of Representatives Friday night. Here’s what’s in the package. By Meteor Blades So the bipartisan infrastructure bill passed the House tonight. In 10 days or so, we'll get to see whether Sen. Manchin is finally willing to be a team player after forcing the halving of […]

November 7th

COP26: We can’t defuse the climate crisis without tougher, louder news coverage

Some of the best news out of Glasgow so far is that the US media is finally paying serious attention to the climate crisis. We’ll see if it lasts, now that US president Joe Biden and other world leaders have left for home. Indeed, by Wednesday, the third day of the UN COP26 climate conference, […]

November 5th

COP26: Deniers are outraged that reporters are actually reporting on climate change

The COP takes are flying fast and furious, with lots of the usual faux-outrage about elites telling people what to do and meeting in-person instead of over Zoom and the like. For example, Spiked, the UK political punditry website, has a piece headlined, “Serfing the planet”, calling climate policy an “anti-middle class jihad,” and another […]

November 5th

Facebook replicates the big tobacco playbook with an iceberg of climate denial and lies

A new study published Thursday by a pair of watchdog groups shows Facebook is allowing climate misinformation to proliferate widely—and profiting from it—even as its newly rebranded parent company vows to curb such lies on the massive social media platform. By Jake Johnson Common Dreams Conducted by the Real Facebook Oversight Board (RFOB) and Stop Funding Heat, the analysis found “an average […]

November 4th

69% of Facebook’s climate disinformation coming from ‘Toxic Ten’ publishers

The Center for Countering Digital Hate released a new report yesterday detailing the top climate denial publishers, finding that just 10 outlets account for 69% of the climate denial shared on Facebook, according to their analysis of 6,983 Facebook posts. By Climate Denier Roundup The assortment of inglorious outlets shouldn’t be a surprise, with Breitbart topping the list (earning […]

November 4th