Ostroff Law

The extraction of shale oil and natural gas, especially for export to other countries, is not worth the toll it’s taking on communities and the climate, according to a new report. Read more


After “an incredible wake up call,” renewable energy advocates work to address long-term blind spots and build more inclusive environmental coalitions. Read more



U.S. Geological Survey

While rivers will continue to overflow their banks, we can limit the damage and suffering that results. Read more


Winona LaDuke talks about defeating bad ideas and realizing good ones. Read more


It’s not only a pipeline, it’s the future of the planet. Read more



Woody Osborne

Americans lost big-time when the Trump Administration renewed two leases for a Chilean corporation to mine sulfide-ore copper right on the edge of Minnesota’s Boundary Waters. Read more


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Meredith Beeson

Many in the U.S. are unaware of the connection between refugees fleeing Honduras, and the struggle there for environmental justice. Read more




More than 13,400 consumer lawsuits against Monsanto and Bayer AG, which manufacture the weed-killer Roundup, allege it is the cause of various cancers. Now, a new judgment has awarded one couple $2 billion in damages. Read more


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John Walker

Even progressive institutions, like San Jose State University, adopt business models that hurt the environment. Read more

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Dawn Starin

“Many people may not agree with our methods and dislike the travel chaos but this is the single most important issue facing humankind at the moment. And we are doing this for everyone, even for the people who disagree with us.” Read more


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Four Necessity Valve Turners

Our case will be tried before a twelve-person jury, who will decide whether ours was an act of criminality or one of necessity. But the last word will not come from the jury, the judge, or the lawmakers. Read more


While politicians and activists debate the idea of a federal plan to fight climate change and boost our economy, the Golden State is quietly showing how it could actually work. Read more


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Oregon DOT

The transition to renewable energy envisioned in the Green New Deal holds the potential for a radical decentralization of power, not the top-down control Mitch McConnell claims. Read more

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“Inconvenient Billionaire” Tom Steyer has poured tens of millions of dollars into organizing people to go further and fight harder for progressive causes. Read more


There is no man intriguing enough, no snack delicious enough, and no anecdote disarming enough to divert me from this topic. Read more


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Jenna Ruddock

The roots of the Green New Deal are local. And they run deep. Read more


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Senate Democrats

Longtime democracy activist Ben Manski reflects on the history, and possible futures, of a Green New Deal. Read more



Kevin Dooley

“NATO’s war didn’t leave Yugoslavia any better off. It tore apart families and left the region straddled with debt, picking up the pieces.” Read more



Lorie Shaull

Climate, indigenous rights, and water security are all at stake in the ongoing fight against Enbridge’s tar sands pipeline. Read more

Dispatches 1 Comments

One response is sustainably conscious and “circularly” produced clothing. Read more