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Young people especially, disillusioned by the failure of established institutions to act on climate change, are taking to the streets in growing numbers. They are the reluctant inheritors of potential catastrophes they want to avert.

California PTA adopts resolution on teaching climate science, but its passage nationwide and its impact beyond the state are uncertain.
School districts in California—and perhaps nationwide—will soon feel increased pressure from...
05/19/2015 | Read More
George School in Newtown, after a campaign by students, decides that even a high school can make a statement, joining the divestment movement.
A Pennsylvania high school just made history. George School in Newtown announced April 27 that it...
05/15/2015 | Read More
Attacks are undermining India's global standing, the stability of its democracy and its role in upcoming climate talks, experts say.
India has recently ramped up attacks on environmental and development organizations that work on...
05/14/2015 | Read More
A 32-day sit-in by students failed to persuade the school to pull its investments from fossil fuel interests.
Despite a large student protest and strong activist sentiment among its students and alumni,...
05/04/2015 | Read More
Party doctrine will probably trump church doctrine in Congress, experts say, where more than a quarter of lawmakers are Catholics.
As Pope Francis steps up his moral campaign for global action on climate change, Republican Roman...
05/01/2015 | Read More
Swarthmore and nine other colleges with endowments totaling $72 billion have been beset by sit-ins since January, escalating the fossil-free movement.
Last month, more than 30 students at Swarthmore College tried an increasingly popular tactic to...
04/27/2015 | Read More
The Beacon Hill Institute uses misleading information in reports aimed at derailing EPA plan to reduce carbon emissions, environmentalists say.
A conservative think tank connected to the political network overseen by Charles and David Koch is...
04/16/2015 | Read More
Letter from Nobel laureates and other scientists goes to 330 institutions urging them to cut ties with the industry responsible for climate misinformation.
Hundreds of museums across the country––including some of the most prestigious––are being asked by...
03/24/2015 | Read More
Proposals demand action or disclosure on low-carbon strategies, political spending, greenhouse gas emissions, and climate-change risks.
U.S. oil and energy companies are facing a barrage of climate-related shareholder proposals this...
03/13/2015 | Read More
People's Climate March drew 1,000 diverse groups together, before voters sent a climate-denying majority to Congress.
Hundreds of thousands of people filled the streets of New York City in September demanding that...
12/23/2014 | Read More

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