In early June, cities in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic regions of the U.S. were blanketed by smoke from wildfires in Canada, some hundreds of which are still burning. Air Quality Index levels reached nearly 500 in New York City at one point, well into the “hazardous” range. In fact, New York City was briefly the world’s most polluted city during that time. New York does not normally fall in the worst 3,000 global cities for air quality...
Has Carbon Taxation Become an Expedient Way to Redistribute Wealth, Cover Up Environmental Crimes, Promote Hazardous Energy Policies, and Control the Working Class and Developing Nations? Does the Threat of Climate Change Misdirect the Anti-War Movement? During the early 2000s, only a few left-wing magazines with limited circulation warned about...
Amidst a deadly global pandemic, rising threat of climate change, and nuclear war, The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists (The Bulletin) has set its 2021 clock at 100 seconds to midnight, the closest it has ever been to armaggedon. In a press conference on Wednesday, January 27th, Rachel Bronson, the director...
So why do climate justice groups like 350.org support the war in Ukraine? While the world’s climate negotiators gathered for the COP27 summit in Egypt, a new report published by the Transnational Institute, a Dutch think tank, emphasizes how rising global military spending is a great threat to efforts to...