Most Recent Articles - YES!

YES! has a positive solution-oriented focus. We reframe issues, reflect diverse human-scale stories, and offer tools for people to use and to pass along. Here are our most recent articles and blogs.

Cleaner Cheaper Smarter: Recommendations from the U.S PIRG Education Fund
Cleaner Cheaper Smarter: The Case for Auctioning Pollution Allowances in a Global Warming Cap-and-Trade Program
Incorporating Trouble
by David Korten
A sidebar to David Korten's article: 'Living wealth: Better Than Money' in the Fall 2007 issue of YES! Magazine: Stand Up to Corporate Power.
New Internationalist July 2006 :: 10 things you should know about tree 'offsets'
by Jutta Kill
Offsets allow extraction of oil, coal and gas to continue, which in turn increases the amount of fossil carbon that is released into the active carbon pool disrupting the cycle. That is why campaigners argue that genuine solutions to climate change require us to keep fossil carbon (oil, coal and gas) in the ground.
If you go down to the woods today...
by Adam Ma’anit
There is no easy fix for climate change. The sooner we get to grips with that, argues Adam Ma’anit, the sooner we can ditch the guilt and get active.
Man in a Can Cartoon
"I've been a grouch since Bush took the White House." Caption submitted by Dan Brook.
Phil Borges :: Women Empowered, Fahima
by Phil Borges
Phil Borges' Empowered Women.
Phil Borges :: Women Empowered, Renchin
by Phil Borges
Phil Borges' Empowered Women.
Phil Borges :: Women Empowered, Akhi
by Phil Borges
Phil Borges' Empowered Women.
Phil Borges :: Women Empowered, Adjoa
by Phil Borges
Phil Borges' Empowered Women.
Phil Borges :: Women Empowered, Abay
by Phil Borges
Phil Borges' Empowered Women.
Seeing Another World: U.S. Social Forum 2008
Instead of drawing crowds with superstar speakers and performers, the participants of the 2008 U.S. Social Forum were the stars. Those who are accustomed to being excluded were at the center, and those who were used to being silenced were heard.
From the Publisher :: Don't Give Away the Sky
by Fran Korten
Fran Korten reviews government policy choices in carbon offsetting, carbon rights, carbon auctions, carbon caps, and a sky trust.
China Blue trailer
The trailer for China Blue, a powerful documentary about the sweatshop conditions in South China.
Darn Right We're Keeping Score
by Zach Kyle
Historical Scorecard of Corporations vs People. Is the bill of rights as much for corporations as it is for real people?
Live Earth - Jack Johnson performs
Musicians gathered at 7 locations worldwide on July 7, 2007. According to Al Gore, one of the event's organizers, the concerts marked 'the beginning of a three-year campaign worldwide to deliver information about how we solve the climate crisis.'