Trump wants war and warming

Trump wants more war, weapons, and fossil fuels. There’s a better way.

A few days ago the defeated former President, and current leader of the fossil fueled fascist party in the US — Donald Trump — claimed that he would encourage Russia to attack U.S. allies in Europe unless they increase spending on war and weapons. It’s not a new thing for Trump to attack the North …

Tell President Biden to veto the Fossil Fuel Fascist NDAA

Tell President Biden to veto the fossil fascist NDAA

Dec 15, 2023 update – Just a quick note to those of you who signed our petition for a National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that was not directly tied to petro-fascism – we won! Sort of. I’ll explain: Last night the House finally passed an annual defense authorization bill – which the President is expected …

Ceasefire Now

Ceasefire Now.

People all over the world mourn and deplore the recent murder, violence, and hostage-taking in Israel and Gaza. But violence cannot drive out violence, and hate cannot end hate. As Representative Cori Bush said: “I am grieving for every Palestinian, Israeli, and American life lost to this violence, and my heart breaks for all those …

Pray for peace and audit the pentagon

Stupid money: Tell the Senate to Audit the Pentagon

PS in advance – As many of you hav heard Senator Dianne Feinstein died on Friday at her home in Washington DC, she was 90. Feinstein was not always an ally of the modern climate movement, but she was an icon. And while her extremely long tenure (she was the oldest serving senator, and the …

2019 in photos

It’s almost 2020 and you look great! Here’s a quick retrospective on the last year of action and work, as told through some of my favorite pictures and memes. Take a gander, and if you’re so-inclined, chip in here to support another year of banner-dropping, Trump-impeaching, arrest-risking, action and fun! Here’s a little more background …

The United Nations Says we're moving too slow on climate

4 charts and a mission

UPDATE: Since I wrote this earlier, I’ve come across two good discussions on the role of “Hope” in the face of these charts and the overwhelming science of climate change. This interview with scientists and experts contrasts these same 4 charts with what gives them hope. This really good thread and podcast discussion by The Hot Take co-founder Mary Annaïse Heglar makes the …

No More Climate deniers in charge of US climate policy

Bad news & why we fight on

Bad news first: This week the Senate confirmed Kelly Craft to serve as Trump’s corrupt, climate-denying ambassador to the United Nations. The vote was mostly along party lines with only five Democrats betraying their principles, values and common sense vote for Craft. There’s no upside to Craft being approved. But the vote frames two important …

No More Climate deniers in charge of US climate policy

UN Fit to lead. Stop Kelly Knight Craft nomination.

UPDATE – Bad news: As expected the Senate Foreign relations committee voted to approve Kelly Craft to be UN Ambassador despite her being a corrupt, UN-qualified, climate denier. Even more disturbing, Three Democrats — Sens. Jeanne Shaheen, Chris Coons and Chris Murphy— joined every Republican to approve her, despite the fact that she spent most …