What started as one couple’s fight against gas drilling in their local park grew into a campaign to save more than 700,000 acres of Pennsylvania forest.
Jessy Tolkan: In the fight for the climate, students are leading the way.
A new law expected to pass in Bolivia mandates a fundamental ecological reorientation of the nation’s economy and society.
My neighbors and I know we can’t go back to the old economy. But what can we do to build a new one?
A year after the BP oil spill, Cherri Foytlin walked 1,243 miles to send a message: the Gulf is still suffering, and residents are mobilizing for change.
How young immigrant activists are learning from the the civil rights campaigners who came before them.
Speaking at Power Shift 2011, activist Tim DeChristopher says it’s high time the environmental movement stop just making statements–and start taking a stand.
I find hope in the fact that for all our wondrous differences, at the core we humans all want most of the same things. Fortunately, what we want aligns with where we need to go.
Bill McKibben: The changing climate isn’t going to wait for Obama’s little-bit-at-a-time approach.
Corporations are dodging taxes, governments are cutting social services, and Americans are fed up. How they're fighting back.
We take for granted that humans have rights. Courts say corporations do, too. Now, there’s growing interest in rights for Nature and animals.
It’s time to put the moral life back into our philanthropy and politics.
With the citizen-backed blockage of a proposed aluminum smelter, is Trinidad and Tobago changing course toward a rooted future?
Lawmakers are congratulating themselves for averting government shutdown—but the nation’s budget for 2012 is still out of balance.
Do you ride the bus? Use the library? Walk on the sidewalk? Congratulations—you’re already part of the commons movement.