There can be no effective climate change mitigation without peace and no peace without climate change mitigation.
The United States should urgently confront its own barbarity in a courageous projection of democratic values, instead of using ISIS as a pretext to withhold information.
Alyssa Figueroa is an intern at AlterNet. She is a recent Ithaca College graduate who double-majored in journalism and politics. Follow her on Twitter @alyssa_fig.