Brazilian Government Failing to Protect Amazon Rainforest

Deforestation in the Amazon is only accelerating. Some of the worst-affected countries, such as Brazil, may never grow back to what it once was. The world’s largest forest is being used for logging and is being replaced by humans. Humans want the land to grow crops and herd animals, but our Earth needs those forests.  The Amazon is the world’s …

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Green New Deal Gaining Traction in US

The Green New Deal is a sweeping policy proposal that combines environmental and economic reforms. It’s not in the least bit controversial, unlike many of its more controversial predecessors. Environmental and economic reform are often seen as polar opposites. The popular conception of the “grassroots” movement is a conservative one, in other words, designed to keep the government’s hands off …

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