YES! Magazine Nominated for General Excellence. Read All About It.
Sections
Home » Planet » Climate Action

Climate Action

Joining together to avert catastrophe.

A Wave of Climate Action A Wave of Climate Action
by Richard Graves
An international day of action heralded the emergence of a global grassroots climate movement. Next up: December 12.
Clean Energy Works: Portland Project a Model for Green Stimulus Clean Energy Works: Portland Project a Model for Green Stimulus
by Roger Valdez
In Portland, Recovery Act funds are 'laying the foundation for long-term economic, environmental, and community health.'
Can We Reach 350? Can We Reach 350?
As expectations for action in Copenhagen diminish, activists are raising their voices. Amy Goodman interviews Bill McKibben, co-founder and director of 350.org, and Australian scientist Tim Flannery, chair of the Copenhagen Climate Council and author of The Weather Makers.
350 :: The Most Important Number in the World 350 :: The Most Important Number in the World
by Bill McKibben
From Mount Everest to the Maldives, people worldwide are turning an arcane number into a movement for a stable climate. Bill McKibben asks: Will you join them?
Companies Abandon Chamber of Commerce Over Climate Change Stance Companies Abandon Chamber of Commerce Over Climate Change Stance
by Susie Shutts
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's opposition to addressing climate change is making it very unpopular, even in corporate America.
No Impact on the Environment Experiment No Impact on the Environment Experiment
No Impact Man, Colin Beavan, has put together a guide for you to try out his experiment in living with no impact on the environment.
International Youth: Fired Up About Climate Change International Youth: Fired Up About Climate Change
by Richard Graves
The generations who will inherit the burden of global warming want bold environmental leadership, responsible climate policies, and green jobs.
Students Stand Up to Coal Students Stand Up to Coal
by Nick Engelfried
College students across the country are working to eject coal from their campuses and their communities.
Sarah van Gelder on Climate Action Sarah van Gelder on Climate Action
We need new strategies to wake people up to the urgency of climate change.
A Global Climate Wake-Up Call
On September 21, at over 2,600 demonstrations held in 134 countries, people urged their politicians to “wake up” to the threat of climate change and to create a fair, aggressive, and binding treaty during the final set of international negotiations in Copenhagen this December.
Trade Your Job Trade Your Job
by Valerie Saturen
The old apprenticeship model of learning by doing gets new life as people who’ve been left out of the job market train to meet the growing demand for green-collar workers.
Climate Activists Dream a New Future Climate Activists Dream a New Future
by Madeline Ostrander
The Pachamama Alliance encourages a re-examination of the values and assumptions that have led our society into social and environmental crises.
Citizen Scientists Learn from Flowers Citizen Scientists Learn from Flowers
by Heather Purser
People across the country are learning what plants say about global warming.
The Personal IS Powerful The Personal IS Powerful
by Colin Beavan
No Impact Man says we shouldn't be distracted by attacking each others' methods of confronting climate change—only by uniting behind the same agenda can we hope for change in the very little time we have to effect it.
Signs of Life :: Cities Eat Local Signs of Life :: Cities Eat Local
by Jessica Bell
Increasing numbers of U.S. cities are looking to lessen their climate impact by growing and eating local food.
Personal tools