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Three friends from different faiths offer guidance for forming intentions that focus not on what we do or don't have, but on who we are.
The best options for helping the Haitian people recover from the devastating January 12 earthquake.
Meet Catherine Sutton, the initiator of Transition Albany—the effort of a 1.7-square-mile California town (population 16,500+) to transform itself into a self-reliant and resilient community.
With climate disruption, war, and a faltering economy, the '00s were tough. Still, seeds were sewn for a more green and egalitarian 2010s. And peoples movements offer the power to make real change happen.
Corporations get still more powerful. A middle-class living slips away from millions. Climate change becomes deadly. War, and more war. Looking back on the '00s (uh ohs) and the nine trends that changed our world.
Leading climate justice groups are signaling that the extraordinary global climate movement that came together in Copenhangen is just the beginning.
Though some are defending the agreement as a first step, climate activists and residents of the Global South say that the precedent set by the agreement is a dangerous one.
Jamie Henn: Though many of the people that I have been talking to here in Copenhagen remain doggedly hopeful, their hope has little to do with our supposed “leaders." It has to do with all of you.
The arrival of world leaders, including President Obama, is shaking up the U.N. climate negotiations in Copenhagen.
The president's December 18 speech to the United Nations Climate Change Conference.
Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins discusses the conflicting emotions that Copenhagen causes.
Bill McKibben: A day of fasting isn't the only reason why activists in Copenhagen are hungry today.
Video: Amy Goodman on ecological debt, massive marches, and the latest from "the Bella of the beast," the heart of the U.N. climate negotiations in Copenhagen.
As negotiations heat up and international leaders begin to arrive at the U.N. climate negotiations in Copenhagen, grassroots pressure is increasing.
NGO representatives walk out of climate negotiations, police clash with protesters, and all eyes turn to the U.S. and China.
Movement building in this period requires actions that can bring about a radical shift in values.
Video: Archbishop Desmond Tutu, calling for a legally binding agreement on climate change, says the movement for climate justice in Copenhagen would cheer God up.
As week two begins, the U.N. climate negotiations focus on global inequality.
The largest environmental demonstration in history took place in Copenhagen on Saturday.