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By Frank Jordans, Associated Press
Congressional Democrats are celebrating a landmark legislative victory after passing the Inflation Reduction Act, which President Biden is set to sign into law this week. Meanwhile, the Justice Department is investigating Donald Trump for potentially violating the Espionage Act after…
Heather McTeer Toney spent three years leading the Environmental Protection Agency for the southeastern United States. She now continues her advocacy for the environment both nationally and worldwide. She shares her Brief But Spectacular take on centering Black leadership in…
By Elizabeth Burton, Melissa Williams, Ana Davila
More than 600 people have been arrested over the past two weeks after activists climbed atop tankers and blocked roads at oil depots. On Friday the government praised oil companies for obtaining court orders to stop the demonstrators.
By Associated Press
Negotiators from around the world are meeting in Glasgow for a second week for the United Nations summit aimed at getting new commitments and actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Pressure from climate activists has been building on the streets…
By William Brangham, Sam Lane
By Joshua Barajas
Jane Fonda spoke with the PBS NewsHour about getting arrested and being an older activist. “When you’re older, what have you got to lose?" she said.
By Judy Woodruff, Anne Azzi Davenport
Jane Fonda has been a household name for decades due to her prolific acting career, both on-screen and on stage. She has also drawn sustained attention for her enduring — and sometimes controversial — activism. Judy Woodruff sits down with…
By William Brangham
In cities across the globe on Friday, protesters took to the streets to demand action on climate change. The demonstrations, easily the largest to focus on climate, represent a movement driven largely by young people -- many of whom left…
By William Brangham, Rachel Wellford
Humans rely heavily on pollinator bees to sustain food production globally. But for decades, the insects' population has declined, in part because of pesticide use. If the die-off continues, it will have huge economic and public health consequences for people.
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