Meet the ranchers, grandmothers, professors, and tribes who are bringing back grizzlies, blocking oil equipment deliveries, getting arrested—and having a great time doing it.
The new French law, which requires renewable energy or plants on all new commercial buildings, is the first of its kind at the national level.
As a scientist at COP21, I hoped to see a fruitful collision of the climate scientist and climate activist. I expected strong words regarding science and broader social change, but instead found that scientists who understood the problem seemed to think we could fix it without changing the status quo.
A group of activists in Oregon wants polluters to pay residents for using their air. I spoke with Camila Thorndike, director of Oregon Climate, about this unusual effort to put a price on carbon.
"We realize that in this country we don’t have political power. So we have always looked at building alliances, coalitions, or being part of coalitions."
Large utility companies control about 75 percent of the electricity market in California. A hybrid between a public agency and private utility, the new Community Choice program is a model for communities that want greener, cheaper energy.
So far, the state isn’t stepping up to build a solar-powered future. That leaves the bulk of the work to residents.
The Clean Power Plan is counting on states to cut carbon emissions. Will they be the new frontiers for change?
Scotland takes a new approach to sex work legislation, the VW bus is coming back greener than ever, and Iceland's citizens urge their government to do more for refugees.
New Orleans sees a wave of grassroots activism after Katrina, D.C. stops a major utility merger, and a food writer lays out the superpowers of breast milk.
The film inspired by Klein's book features the stories of everyday people standing up to climate change.