Blog • Climate Action & Environmental Protection


Artificial Intelligence: The Next Climate Wildfire?

New technology like artificial intelligence (AI) is entering increasingly widespread use with essentially no safety checks at all. Read More

Managing to Fight Disinformation

Disinformation is a threat to the stability of democracy and undermines our ability to tackle nearly every problem we face — from addressing climate change to securing LGBTQ+ rights to ensuring public health. Read More

The Climate & Agriculture provisions of the IRA

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is many things at once. The good and the bad all need to be considered together. Read More

Latest IPCC Reports Underscore Threat of Climate Disinformation

The only path to progress is to do the reverse: unite and demand social media companies disclose their data and be held accountable for their role in perpetuating this existential threat. Read More

Big Oil’s Public Lands and Water Leases Shell Game

President Biden is about to break his promise to end new lease sales in a big way, opening 80 million acres of the Gulf of Mexico to drilling Read More

A Climate of disinformation: Haters gonna hate, but social media companies force us to listen

Americans should demand that Facebook take a few simple steps to show they are serious about combatting disinformation. Read More

A climate justice user’s guide to the Manchin energy infrastructure bill

Look no further than Senator Joe Manchin’s Energy Infrastructure Act of 2021. This bill has Exxon’s fingerprints all over it. Read More

Dirty electricity isn’t renewable fuel

The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is the most important federal policy you have never heard of. It is also undoubtedly the most broken. For 15 years, it has forced dirty corn ethanol into the nation’s fuel supply. Read More

The beginning of the end of fossil fuels

This victory shows that the fossil fuel industry is in its last gasps, clinging to anything to remain viable. Read More

Climate, Clicks, Capitalism, and Conspiracists

QAnon, where researchers have noted an accelerated increase in membership throughout the pandemic, has become a mega-conspiracy, absorbing multiple political and cultural online conversations in the process. Read More