Joining together to avert catastrophe.
Signs of Life :: Cities Eat Local
by Jessica Bellposted Aug 28, 2009
- Increasing numbers of U.S. cities are looking to lessen their climate impact by growing and eating local food.
Signs of Life :: Amazon Tribes Win Against Big Oil
by Lisa Gale Garriguesposted Aug 28, 2009
- In the Amazon rainforests of Peru and Ecuador, indigenous groups are on the front lines of the climate change battle.
People We Love :: Peter Marshall
by Madeline Ostranderposted Jul 07, 2009
- Fighting fire with climate activism.
Our Best Shot at Climate Leadership
by Colin Beavanposted Jun 15, 2009
- Will the U.S. lead on confronting climate change, or not? The House has passed a landmark bill. Now it's on to the Senate. Colin Beavan explains what ACES means, and why you should know about it.
Cleveland’s Worker-Owned Boom
by Gar Alperovitz, Ted Howard, Steve Dubbposted Jun 05, 2009
- Rust-belt to recovery through worker-owned business and city, hospital, and university cooperation.
The Climate Crisis
by Madeline Ostranderposted Jun 02, 2009
- What Would it Look Like to Do Everything We Can Imagine?
At EPA Hearings and in Congress, Public and Politicians Ready for Climate Action
by Madeline Ostranderposted May 22, 2009
- At EPA hearings and in Congress, signs that the public, environmental leaders, political leaders, and businesses could unite on steps to confront climate change.
To Obama and the EPA: The Threat is Real, It's Time to Act
by Madeline Ostranderposted May 19, 2009
- EPA holds two public hearings on greenhouse gas regulation
Signs of Life :: Landmark Climate Change Bill
by Madeline Ostranderposted May 07, 2009
- Congress has begun debate on what could become the first-ever federal legislation to regulate greenhouse gases. The bill promises to cut emissions 80 percent by 2050.
Working Together at the Summit of the Americas
by Laura Kaliebeposted Apr 16, 2009
- Three days isn’t enough time to solve all of the problems in the hemisphere—but it’s a start.On April 17-19, 2009, the democratically-elected leaders of 34 countries will meet in Trinidad and Tobago for the Summit of the Americas.
Sustainable Seattle: City's Progress Towards Zero Waste
by Amy Goodman, Richard Conlinposted Mar 31, 2009
- Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! speaks with Richard Conlin on the day Seattle launched a new composting program to further improve its waste management.
Signs of Life :: Climate Spurs Direct Action
by Noah Grant, Madeline Ostranderposted Oct 31, 2008
- Climate direct action, such as this year's climate camps, wins support.
The Good Life Doesn’t Have to Cost the Planet
by Andrew Simms, Joe Smithposted Oct 31, 2008
- What if you woke up one day to find that humans eventually did make the right decisions, and those decisions had all the right effects and, well, the world turned out to be a pretty cool place.
Social Change not Climate Change
by Juliette Beckposted Aug 14, 2008
- Activists and communities in the United Kingdom—where over two hundred years ago, the first lumps of coal were burnt to power the industrial revolution—are igniting a historic revolution of their own. Last week, over 1500 people from all walks of life converged in the Kent countryside, just one-hour southeast of London by train, to rally against climate change in a demonstration of collective, sustainable living and creative direct action.
Teaching Climate: Digital Story Telling
posted Apr 04, 2008
- BRIDGES to Understanding has developed teaching tools around the issue of Climate Change that focus on journaling and digital story telling for your students. As your students develop their stories you can follow the work of other schools on-line.