Just 100 Companies Will Sign Humanity’s Death Warrant

The 100 corporations actively suffocating us in a blanket of global warming emissions are the same ones that run our government. They have wrapped their tentacles around our politicians, the regulatory agencies and the criminal justice system.

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Only 100 companies will sign humanity’s death sentence. That’s it. One hundred corporate boards filled with sociopaths. But I’ll get back to that in a moment. In recent weeks, climate activists in New York City jammed up foot traffic on Wall Street with a die-in, covering themselves in fake blood and lying on the ground. Other activists in

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On The Fast Track to Extinction: Can Humanity Survive?

The threat faced by humanity is not the multitude of complex social, political, economic and technological forces precipitating our rush to extinction, it is our dysfunctional individual and collective psychological state, perhaps a much more vexing problem to solve.

A still from the 2009 film, The Road, based on Cormac McCarthy’s novel of the same name.

Anyone reading the scientific literature (or the progressive news outlets that truthfully report this literature) knows that homo sapiens are on the fast track to extinction, most likely sometime between 2025 and 2040. For a taste of the evidence in this regard focusing on the climate, see ‘Climate Collapse and Near Term Human Extinction’, ‘What

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US Climate Assessment Exposes ‘Simply Terrifying’ Recklessness Of Trump

“Even as this report sounds the alarm, Trump’s team of climate deniers are twisting themselves into pretzels to justify blocking national and international climate action.”

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With the release of its National Climate Assessment on Friday, the U.S. government has released a report—which states the current period is "now the warmest in the history of modern civilization"—that critics say directly and irrefutably undermines the climate denialism and inaction of President Donald Trump and his administration. Mandated by

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UN Environment Chief: ‘Donald Trump Can’t Stop The End Of The Oil Age’

In an exclusive interview, Erik Solheim remains upbeat about the world’s ability to tackle climate change and delivers a warning on Brexit.

Norway's Minister of Environment and International Development Erik Solheim gestures as he speaks during a session at the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, Friday, Jan. 27, 2012. The WEF meeting lasts until Jan. 29. (AP/Michel Euler)

Erik Solheim, the world’s leading environment diplomat, has a message for Donald Trump: he’s not as important as he thinks he is. President Reagan did not start the digital economy. Nor did politicians in the UK start the industrial revolution. It was the power of business, markets, and technology which forged ahead. People dramatically overplay

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Planet Rages With Fires And Storms, Ire Aimed At Climate Denialism

“It is past time to call out Trump and all climate deniers for this crime against humanity. No more treating climate denial like an honest difference of opinion.”

A wildfire as seen from near Stevenson Wash., across the Columbia River, burning in the Columbia River Gorge above Cascade Locks, Ore. The fast-moving wildfire chewing through Oregon's Columbia River Gorge is threatening more than homes and people. It's also devouring the heart of the state's nature-loving identity. (Tristan Fortsch/KATU-TV via AP)

As Houston begins its long recovery from Hurricane Harvey, epic wildfires burn throughout the western U.S., and Irma charges toward Florida after devastating several Caribbean islands, while two other storms build strength in the Atlantic basin, conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh is among those helping to expose the deadly consequences of

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California Communities Facing Rising Sea Level Sue Big Oil For Damage Done

According to the lawsuit, fossil fuel companies “engaged in a coordinated, multi-front effort to conceal and deny their own knowledge of climate-change related threats.

Surfers on a beach near the NRG El Segundo power plant in El Segundo, Calif. One study predicts that with limited human intervention, 31 percent to 67 percent of Southern California beaches could completely erode back to coastal infrastructure or sea cliffs by the year 2100, with sea-level rises of 3.3 feet to 6.5 feet. (AP/John Antczak)

Published in partnership with Shadowproof. Two counties in California, Marin and San Mateo Counties, as well as the city of Imperial Beach, sued 37 fossil fuel corporations for damage they claim the companies allegedly knew would occur as a result of their contribution to rising sea level and global warming. “Major corporate members of the

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