Geoff Dembicki

climate change

Surprise, Big Oil Has the Same Lawyers as Big Tobacco

Oil companies are not only borrowing strategy from cigarette companies to downplay the risks of climate change, they are also using the same lawyers and organizations to defend against climate lawsuits.
Geoff Dembicki
2 days ago
Tipping Point

A Hedge Fund With Ties to Trump Is Polluting One of Brooklyn's Poorest Communities

Sunset Park residents breathe some of the worst air in New York, made worse in the summer when the city turns on a nearby natural gas plant owned by a hedge fund to help power all the air conditioners.
Geoff Dembicki
5 days ago
News

Trump and Fox News Are Ripping Off Australia's Climate Denial Playbook

Conservative politicians and media pundits blamed arsonists and environmentalists for Australia's wildfires. Now Fox News and Trump are repeating the tactics.
Geoff Dembicki
9.16.20
Environment

Exxon's Massive Offshore Oil Project Is a 'Carbon Bomb': Environmental Group

ExxonMobil is losing money for the first time in decades. The company's strategy to turn things around: exploit oil in Guyana, one of South America's poorest countries, accelerating the climate emergency there.
Geoff Dembicki
9.1.20
Environment

Canada Is Falling Behind on Confronting Environmental Racism

Many First Nations and non-white communities have been the dumping sites for industry. But environmental advocates say Canadians are struggling to empathize.
Geoff Dembicki
8.20.20
News

City Staff Working on Houston's Climate Plan Are Being Paid by BP

BP, one of the world's most polluting oil and gas companies, is donating $2 million and its expertise to help Houston become carbon neutral.
Geoff Dembicki
7.31.20
Environment

A Legendary Black Environmental Group Is Back and Advising Joe Biden

Inside the racist nightmare that led to the founding of the National Black Environmental Justice Network, the devastating death of its first leader Damu Smith, and the political shifts that brought the network back and made it more relevant than ever.
Geoff Dembicki
7.30.20
Elections

The Sunrise Movement Is Pointing Fingers at Progressives After 2 Big Primary Losses

“The truth is, these races were ours for the taking, and progressives blew it.”
Geoff Dembicki
7.2.20
climate change

This Map Shows Which U.S. Homes Will Flood Over the Next 30 Years Due to Climate Change

Millions of Americans have no idea they're living in a flood zone. Now you can look up every property in the U.S. and see the flood risk for yourself.
Geoff Dembicki
6.29.20
Policing

Why ‘Defunding the Police’ Is Also an Environmental Issue

Defunding the police isn’t a distraction from organizing mass numbers of people to fight the climate emergency. It’s part of the same theory of change and political vision.
Geoff Dembicki
6.18.20
climate change

How Joe Biden Could Become an Unlikely Climate Savior

A step-by-step guide that activists hope the presumptive Democratic nominee will follow.
Geoff Dembicki
5.6.20
climate change

A Debate Over Racism Has Split One of the World's Most Famous Climate Groups

Extinction Rebellion US promised to prioritize communities of color. That was a problem for some of its activists.
Geoff Dembicki
4.28.20
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