In the Wake of Haiyan, We Must Divest from Fossil Fuels
by Jamie HennNov 12, 2013
- The devastation in the Philippines reminds us of our responsibility to stop profiting from the wreckage caused by companies whose business plan includes destroying the planet.
Typhoon Haiyan: A Wake-Up Call for Warsaw Climate Talks?
by Walden BelloNov 11, 2013
- Right before the latest round of climate talks began, the massive superstorm killed tens of thousands and displaced millions in the Philippines. What will it take to drive the message home?
Adapting to Climate Change: It's Not About Giving Up, It's About Getting Real
by Madeline OstranderNov 01, 2013
- Conversations about how we're going to get through the coming transformation force us to see the full scale of the problem.
What Were Morgan Stanley Reps Doing at a Fossil Fuel Divestment Forum?
by Raye StoeveOct 29, 2013
- As it turns out, they were leading a workshop on how to move billions of dollars in public and nonprofit funds to sustainable investments.
Keystone XL Decision: Obama's Last Chance to Fulfill Climate Promises?
by Bill McKibbenOct 28, 2013
- A presidential block of Keystone XL could help reset the international negotiations that Obama allowed to go aground at Copenhagen.
Meet the New Climate Heroes: Faces of the Frontline
by Kristin MoeOct 25, 2013
- Not all of these young people focus directly on climate change in their work. But it tends to take a prominent position in their worldview, which sees issues of race, class, labor, and environment as inextricably connected.
Why the Climate Movement Should Have No "Keystone"
by Arielle Klagsbrun, David Osborn, Maryam Andragi, Kirby SpanglerOct 21, 2013
- We must call for what we really need—an end to all new fossil fuel infrastructure and extraction.
Writer and Farmer Wendell Berry on Hope, Direct Action, and the "Resettling" of the American Countryside
by YES! online staffOct 11, 2013
- In this rare television interview, the poet, farmer, and activist Wendell Berry discusses his vision for a society in harmony with the planet.
Why the Corporate Media's Climate Change Censorship Is Only Half the Story
by Sarah van GelderOct 11, 2013
- Of course the media needs to start talking honestly about climate change. But there's more to the issue than just gloom and doom.
Jane Goodall on Climate Change, Technology, and What Makes Us Different From Chimps
by Katrina RabelerOct 11, 2013
- We caught up with the primatologist and activist at the International Women's Earth and Climate Summit, where she was helping to draft a declaration on how to move forward on climate change.
"The Other Keystone": Seattle Gears Up for Direct Action Against Coal Export Plan
by Raye StoeveSep 27, 2013
- A showdown over fossil fuel projects that would exacerbate climate change is brewing in the Emerald City.
Women's Knowledge: Three Reasons We Won't Solve Climate Change Without It
by Katrina RabelerSep 20, 2013
- When it comes to solving the climate crisis, the world can't afford to ignore women's voices.
India Killed Off Most of Its Vultures—Here's Why It Cost Their Economy Billions
by YES! online staffSep 13, 2013
- When about 97 percent of India's vultures died due to eating carcasses that contained a drug called diclofenac, it caused a boom in the feral dog population. The resulting rabies epidemic cost India billions of dollars between 1993 and 2006.
#FearlessSummer: How the Battle to Stop Climate Change Got Ferocious
by Kristin MoeSep 10, 2013
- A series of actions that took place this summer helped to shift the climate movement's center of gravity.
One Thing College Alumni Can Do about Climate Change Right Now
by Laurent DalozAug 29, 2013
- I've respectfully informed my alma mater that, until it divests its holdings in the fossil fuel industry—coal, oil, tar sands, and fracked natural gas—I will not donate another cent.