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Climate Action

Joining together to avert catastrophe.

Why Is India Still Poor? Why Is India Still Poor?
by Ashish Kothari, Aseem Shrivastava
India’s development was supposed to be an economic success story. What we can learn from what actually happened.
Rio+20: A Defining Choice Rio+20: A Defining Choice
by David Korten
How can we create an economy that serves the health and well-being of both people and the planet? Follow the Earth’s lead.
10 Things You Should Know About the Rio+20 Earth Summit 10 Things You Should Know About the Rio+20 Earth Summit
by Janet Redman
Will we turn environmental protection into a game of profit? What you need to know about the global gathering.
Feedback from the Melting Arctic Feedback from the Melting Arctic
by Valerie Schloredt
NASA completed a cross-institutional study on rising methane levels in the Arctic. The results, we're afraid, do not look good.
Climate Denialists on the Ropes Climate Denialists on the Ropes
by Bill McKibben
Unfortunately, so is the planet.
The Real Reason the Military is Going Green The Real Reason the Military is Going Green
by Natalie Pompilio
Big Oil is a big risk for national security. Can our military—the world's No. 1 oil guzzler—change the politics of climate change?
Yes, the Climate is Changing Yes, the Climate is Changing
Video: People around the world show how climate change is already affecting their lives.
A Worldwide Effort to Make Climate Change Visible A Worldwide Effort to Make Climate Change Visible
by Bill McKibben
Bill McKibben: It’s time for each of us to get involved in the full-on fight between misinformation and truth.
A Plea for Rio+20: Don’t Commodify Nature A Plea for Rio+20: Don’t Commodify Nature
by David Korten
David Korten: Indigenous wisdom reveals a path to the future that does not include a buy-out of the earth’s natural systems.
A DIY Civilization A DIY Civilization
by Colleen Shaddox
Can we create the machines of modern life sustainably, cheaply, and close to home?
Boulder Votes to Free Its Electric Company Boulder Votes to Free Its Electric Company
by Valerie Schloredt
Running their own utility means sun and wind energy instead of coal.
At the Crossroads of Climate and Food At the Crossroads of Climate and Food
by Richard Conlin
What role do cities have in promoting climate-friendly food?
In Photos: The True Cost of the Tar Sands In Photos: The True Cost of the Tar Sands
Conservation photographer Garth Lenz’s exhibition seeks to show the impact of tar sands oil extraction.
Thousands Give Up Carbon for Lent Thousands Give Up Carbon for Lent
by Catherine Woodiwiss
In the season of reflection, Christians around the world are focusing on being better stewards of creation.
When It Comes to Kids, Is Climate a Four-Letter Word? When It Comes to Kids, Is Climate a Four-Letter Word?
by Shannon Hayes
When and how should we talk to kids about the dangers of climate change? One mother's take.
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