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.

Global Warming Costs Mount
by Krista Camenzind
Hottest September Worldwide, insurance costs of climate change, Global Warming Costs Mount by Krista Camenzind
A Watershed Runs Through You
by Freeman House
The struggle to bring back endangered salmon draws one community into a new commitment to the well-being of its watershed
A Canoe In Singing Waters
by Elizabeth Grossman
A Canoe in Singing Waters by Elizabeth Grossman, dam removal in Wisconsin
Young People And Their Watershed
by Diane Galusha
Catskill Watershed Corporation funds a student project to prevent erosion and preserve water quality
Discussion Guide: Whose Water?
Like oil, water scarcity lies at the heart of many of the world’s worst conflicts, and, as they once looked at oil, the world’s corporations see water as the next great commodity for their profit. But is there a different path, a way to share water, fostering abundance rather than exploiting scarcity?
Karen Charman: A Sewer Becomes a Water Park
by Karen Charman
A floating ecological living machine--a gorgeous botanical garden--is restoring open sewage canals in Fuzhou, China
The Meaning of Cancun
by Walden Bello
WTO fifth ministerial: protest, Lee Kyung Hae, Group of 21, globalization
The Battle For Water
by Tony Clarke, Maude Barlow
Waste, pollution, population growth, global trade rules, and now privatization are threatening billions of people with water scarcity. How can we reclaim water for all life?
YES! But How? :: E-Voting, Shaving, Scorpions, Paper v. Plastic
household hints and helps, Register to vote on-line, Environmentally friendly shaving, Scorpion control, Grocery bags, Safe juice & water bottles
Celebrating Resistance
by Kera Abraham
Celebrating Resistance by Kera Abraham
Experts Join Challenge To Liberties Crackdown
by Carolyn McConnell
Summary of different suits challenging the PATRIOT Act, and handling of Jose Padilla suit and Yasser Hamdi suit - Experts Join Challenge to Liberties Crackdown by Carolyn McConnell
Thinking Outside the House: Draught-proof Gardens
by Krista Camenzind
Your lawn and garden can be both beautiful and water efficient. Xeriscaping is the creative use of native plants that are beautiful, drought-tolerant, and sustainable.
Bringing Back Desert Springs
by Gary Nabhan
The Hopi people of the Black Mesa region know how to farm and thrive in the desert Southwest. But a giant coal company is draining the aquifer that feeds their sacred springs and makes their livelihood possible.
Tapwater Takeover
by Carolyn McConnell
Pit a global conglomerate with revenues of over $52 billion a year, intent on swallowing up utility companies on every continent, against a California community of 4,900 people. Who would you bet on?
How Can Soil Clean Water?
by Paul Mankiewicz
Soil is the key to pure water. It works as a physical strainer, renovator, and a recycler of all wastewater passing through it.