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What a 10-Year-Old Did for the Tar Sands
by Angela Sterrittposted Aug 15, 2011
- Why a First Nations student from British Columbia is taking on a controversial trans-Canadian pipeline project—through song.
What We Could Lose Unless We Change: Remembering Ray Anderson
by Paul Hawkenposted Aug 12, 2011
- "Reimagining the world was a responsibility for Ray, a gift to a future that is begging for selflessness and vision." Paul Hawken honors the life of a green business pioneer.
Join In: The People v. the Pipeline
posted Aug 11, 2011
- Join us for a live Twitter chat at 8 p.m. EST with YES! executive editor Sarah van Gelder, Naomi Klein, Bill McKibben, and others on the controversial tar sands pipeline and the mass civil disobedience kicking off next week to fight it.
Hands Across the Sand
posted Jul 15, 2011
- Photo essay: Scenes from a massive protest to protect beaches from Big Oil.
YES! Picks: Rocket Stoves
by Robert Mellingerposted Jul 14, 2011
- An alternative to traditional charcoal or gas grills, a rocket stove is a more sustainable method for outdoor cooking.
What’s the True Price of Gas?
posted Jul 05, 2011
- Video: How much do we really pay for a gallon of gas? The costs extend beyond what we pay at the pump.
The People v. the Pipeline: Time to Join In
by Wendell Berry, Bill McKibben, Danny Glover, Maude Barlow, Tom Goldtooth, James Hansen, Wes Jackson, Naomi Klein, George Poitras, David Suzuki, Gus Spethposted Jun 22, 2011
- How you can get involved in the one of the most important climate struggles happening in North America.
Communities Push Back on Fracking
by James Trimarcoposted Jun 15, 2011
- Gaining ground in the fight against controversial natural gas extraction.
Closing Down Coal Plants
by Sarah Kuckposted Jun 15, 2011
- Why shutting down 20 boilers nationwide could herald big changes for our energy future.
Our Most Urgent Climate Struggles—And How We Might Win Them
by Bill McKibbenposted Jun 02, 2011
- Bill McKibben: In the mighty struggles beginning between climate activists and the fossil fuel industry, geography is on our side.
What I Said at the White House
by Shadia Fayne Woodposted May 17, 2011
- What happened when eleven young activists confronted the president about his climate and energy policies.
Peak Oil: A Chance to Change the World
by Richard Heinbergposted May 14, 2011
- For advice about life after graduation, students at Worcester Polytechnic wanted to hear from peak oil scholar Richard Heinberg instead of Exxon's CEO. Here's what he told them.
Nuclear Disaster: Who Foots the Bill?
by Tyson Slocumposted Mar 31, 2011
- Right now, taxpayers insure the nuclear power industry against the costs of disaster. How can we support safer industries, instead?
From Hiroshima to Fukushima: Rethinking Atomic Energy
by Jonathan Schellposted Mar 16, 2011
- The combined devastation of Japan's earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear plant explosion begs the question: Doesn't Mother Nature provide enough forces of destruction without humans adding one of our own?
Nuclear Power: Re-evaluating the Risks
by Amy Goodmanposted Mar 14, 2011
- Amy Goodman interviews experts on what the ongoing nuclear disaster really means for Japan—and the rest of the world.