Environment

  • 04.27.18

    Achieving 100% Renewable Energy

    What Medicare for All is to the health care debate, or Fight for $15 is to the battle about inequality, 100% Renewable is to the struggle for the planet's future. It's how progressives will think about energy going forward....

    What Medicare for All is to the health care debate, or Fight for $15 is to the battle about inequality, 100% Renewable is to the struggle for the planet’s future. It’s how progressives will think about energy going forward.

  • 03.13.18

    How Climate Activists Failed to Make Clear the Problem With Natural Gas

    Last week, the New Orleans City Council - all Democrats - voted 6-1 to approve a big new gas-fired power plant. Sometime in the coming weeks, in Orange County in upstate New York, another vast new gas power plant is expected to go on line - as soon as it's hooked up to a new pipeline, one of literally dozens planne...

    Last week, the New Orleans City Council — all Democrats — voted 6-1 to approve a big new gas-fired power plant. Sometime in the coming weeks, in Orange County in upstate New York, another vast new gas power plant is expected to go on line — as soon as it’s hooked up to a new pipeline, one of literally dozens planned across the country. Local opponents — environmentalists, community activists — are fighting hard, but somewhere, almost every day, a new piece of natural gas infrastructure goes up.

  • 12.01.17

    Winning Slowly is the Same as Losing

    The technology exists to combat climate change - what will it take to get our leaders to act?...

    The technology exists to combat climate change – what will it take to get our leaders to act?

  • 04.29.17

    2017 Climate March

    On April 29th 2017 the Sanders Institute was a partner of the Climate March. We brought our own signs to help raise awareness about scientific facts around climate change that we passed out and, and found others in the crowd that also sought to educate. This article compiles some of our favorites, and describes ...

    On April 29th 2017 the Sanders Institute was a partner of the Climate March. 

    We brought our own signs to help raise awareness about scientific facts around climate change that we passed out and, and found others in the crowd that also sought to educate.

    This article compiles some of our favorites, and describes the facts behind them. 

    Climate March 3