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The Big Carbon Empire strikes Back

The Big Carbon Empire strikes Back

By Michael T. Klare | Tomdispatch.com | -- Around the world, carbon-based fuels are under attack.  Increasingly grim economic pressures, growing popular resistance, and the efforts of government regulators have all shocked…
Year 6 of the Climate Activism Revolution

Year 6 of the Climate Activism Revolution

By Rebecca Solnit | (Tomdispatch.com) It was the most thrilling bureaucratic document I’ve ever seen for just one reason: it was dated the 21st day of the month of Thermidor in the…
5 Countries where Solar Power is making a Revolution

5 Countries where Solar Power is making a Revolution

By Juan Cole | -- Developing countries of the global south don't have enough electricity. Sometimes rural populations are only just now getting electricity. Ironically, many of them can leapfrog conventional power…