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Plastic Pollution Is a Crime Against People and the Planet

By Erica Cirino Author Bio: Erica Cirino is a writer, artist, and author who explores the intersection of the human and more-than-human worlds. Her photographic and written works have appeared in Scientific American, the Guardian, VICE, Hakai Magazine, the Atlantic,…

How the Constitution Fails to Protect the Environment

The absence of clear and broad constitutional authority to protect the environment limits the scope of federal environmental law.

Widening the ‘We’

By Colin Greer and Eric Laursen Author Bios:  Colin Greer is the president of the New World Foundation. He was formerly a CUNY professor, a founding editor of Social Policy magazine, a contributing editor at Parade magazine for almost 20…

Sam Davis: What’s So Green About Burning Trees? The False Promise of Biomass Energy

Bioenergy companies are clear-cutting American forests to heat and electrify Europe. This broken system harms public health, the environment, and the climate.

The Inspiring Movement to Build for Climate Resiliency

Architects and everyday people are teaching each other to build spaces for community and climate resilience using local, natural materials.

How Three New Museums Are Teaching the World About a Paradigm Shift in Our Understanding of Human Origins

By April M. Short Author Bio: April M. Short is an editor, journalist, and documentary editor and producer. She is a co-founder of the Observatory, where she is the Local Peace Economy editor, and she is a writing fellow at the Independent Media Institute. Previously, she…

ILO Governing Body closes; key decisions include endorsement of Global Coalition for Social Justice

News | 10 November 2023 GENEVA (ILO News) – The International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Governing Body concluded its 349th Session with several key decisions, including endorsing the establishment of a Global Coalition for Social Justice. The Global Coalition aims to generate increased political commitments and…

Global Coalition for Social Justice endorsed by ILO Governing Body

GENEVA (ILO News) – The ILO’s Governing Body has adopted a proposal to establish a Global Coalition for Social Justice. The Global Coalition aims to generate increased political commitments and investments and to foster concrete actions towards social justice and decent work, in…