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Greece embraces energy democracy with citizen-driven renewable energy

Greek citizens are increasingly generating their own renewable energy, despite challenges like limited grid space.

Alexia Kalaitzi reports for Deutsche-Welle.

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James Gustave Speth: Opening a new path on climate and the future

Adapting to climate change does not address the societal systems and values that spawned the current crisis. What’s needed is “systemic adaptation” that fundamentally changes our economy, our politics, and our priorities in ways that put community and the planet first.
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Ambitious climate proposition faces fossil fuel backlash in El Paso

Sunrise El Paso put forward a charter amendment to transition the city off fossil fuels and explore creating a municipal electric utility. The chamber of commerce and the fossil fuel industry are mounting a scorched earth campaign to kill it.

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Bold climate protests are triggering even bolder anti-protest laws

Increasingly bold climate protests are triggering a wave of harsh new laws in Western nations that aim to prevent the type of disruptive demonstrations experts say have long played an important role in healthy democracies.

How voter suppression and gerrymandering by the Texas GOP derails environmental justice

How voter suppression and gerrymandering by the Texas GOP derails environmental justice

Voter suppression blocks calls by Texans of color for regulation and climate action.
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30 ways environmentalists can participate in democracy

Voting on election day is job one, but the planet needs your civic commitment every other day of the year, too.
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The tiny Pennsylvania town fighting against fracking

Grant Township has become the poster child for democracy and home rule. Its own state is fighting against it.
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