Power plants suck more water out of the nation’s watersheds than any other single user—more than 40 percent.
The Hands Across the Sand movement: How one Florida restaurant owner has organized a force against offshore drilling.
Even as we work to prevent future disasters and break the U.S. oil addiction, we must keep up pressure for a fair, ambitious climate treaty.
What makes up the bulk of Seattle’s carbon footprint? It’s not what you think.
In the wake of the BP disaster in the Gulf, Americans are ready for clean energy.
In the last week, anger at the BP oil disaster has begun turning into action. Here are some of the things Americans are doing.
As part of the Sierra Club's "Beyond Coal Campaign," UNC Chapel Hill seeks to be a leader in a coal-free future.
When an oil spill coated birds in San Francisco Bay 40 years ago, he quit driving. Then he quit speaking. Madeline Ostrander asked him what he learned in that process that can help us deal with the BP oil spill.
On Wednesday, the news headlines offered a stark comparison between two possible futures for energy production in America.
The West Virginia mine explosion is, unfortunately, only the most recent reminder of the true price of so-called cheap coal.
With 142 member nations already signed on, the new International Renewable Energy Agency is promoting a fast, global transition to clean, safe, and renewable energy.
Did you think most clean energy technology is locked up by patent holders? The Global Innovation Commons lists thousands of energy-saving technologies already in the public domain.
In Copenhagen, the question of climate equity will be contentious. But communities in the Global South aren’t waiting for an international agreement. They are turning to sustainable, climate-friendly solutions to address a problem they did little to create, but must nonetheless help to solve.
An Appalachian grandmother says no to coal, yes to wind power.