What makes up the bulk of Seattle’s carbon footprint? It’s not what you think.
Can a dazzling long-term mission—the abolition of nuclear weapons—be achieved through a series of small victories, like those of the last 19 months?
When an anti-gay hate group decided to visit their school, the students of Gunn High drowned out their protest with a celebration of acceptance.
Leymah Gbowee’s commitment to nonviolent resistance helped stop the Liberian civil war. She now helps other women promote peace throughout Africa.
In the last week, anger at the BP oil disaster has begun turning into action. Here are some of the things Americans are doing.
A new book uncovers the best reasons yet for unconditional school food reform.
Only a nonviolent revolution, like the one led by Gandhi, can meet the challenge of the climate crisis.
Escalating drug violence in Mexico isn't just a Mexican issue. Fighting rampant corruption with citizen action—there and in the U.S.—is the key to peace.
When it comes to health care, everyone can’t have everything right away. But we can make smarter choices that don’t leave anyone out in the cold.
Haiti's strong peasant movement is calling for policies and programs that can help restore the land and protect small-scale sustainable agricultural production from agribusiness.
When a water main broke, Bostonians got a glimpse of the best and worst responses to a disruption in the flow of a basic necessity.
As part of the Sierra Club's "Beyond Coal Campaign," UNC Chapel Hill seeks to be a leader in a coal-free future.