People Power

Get Ready for No Impact Friday: Water
Soak up the personal benefits of using less water: Steps to prepare for Day 6 of No Impact Week on September 23rd.
Finally! Get Ready for Your Eco-Sabbath
Take a break from everything on September 25th. Ohm shanti.
Get Ready for No Impact Saturday: Giving Back
Pay it forward. Feel the benefits of service: Steps to prepare for Day 7 of No Impact Week on September 24—Moving Planet Day!
Get Ready for No Impact Wednesday: Food
Healthy eating can also lessen your footprint: Steps to prepare for Day 4 of No Impact Week on September 21st.
Get Ready for No Impact Thursday: Energy
Replace kilowatts with ingenuity—explore no-energy alternatives to accomplish your daily tasks: Steps to prepare for Day 5 of No Impact Week on September 22nd.
A Sit-In to Save a Sacred Site
by Lily Hicks
How local tribes stopped a Bay Area burial ground from becoming a parking lot.
The Coming of the Coal-Free Campus
by Jen Horton
Why students across the country are asking schools to clean up their act.
Bring Our War Dollars Home
by Oliver Lazenby
U.S. Mayors: In order to build up jobs, we have to draw down troops.
Get On Your Feet For Moving Planet Day
Video: Join us—and—in the global movement to move beyond fossil fuels on September 24, during No Impact Week.
Asking for What Obama Promised
by Madeline Ostrander
Protesters push Obama to resist the influence of the oil industry and stop the Keystone XL pipeline.
A Presidential Declaration of Independence from Wall Street—Part 2
by David Korten
What might a truly new economic vision for America look like? This is my answer framed as the presidential address we must prepare the way for a future president to deliver.
Gold or Water? A Deadly Debate
by John Cavanagh, Robin Broad
To protect their water supply, Salvadorans are trying to ban corporate gold mining—and facing threats and violence as a result.
Pipeline Protests: Beyond the Usual Suspects
by Madeline Ostrander
Can opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline bring conservatives back to conservation?
Small Steps for Growing a No Impact Family
by Kathy Kottaras
Since trying the No Impact Week experiment, our family has learned to be mindful of our habits, and live with more joy.
Can Communities Reclaim the Right to Say “No”?
by Mari Margil
Many communities trying to keep fracking, drilling, or big box stores out finding they don’t have the legal right. Their response? Take on the very structure of law.