The Dark Side of the “Green Economy”
by Jeff ConantAug 23, 2012
- Why some indigenous groups and environmentalists are saying no to the “green economy.”
Climate Experts: More Extreme Weather to Come
by Heidi BruceAug 22, 2012
- It's official. Droughts, floods, heatwaves, and hurricanes can, indeed, be tied to a climate made increasingly chaotic by human activity.
After the Drought: Will Climate Reporting Take Off?
by Heidi BruceAug 22, 2012
- After the release of a report on links between extreme weather and climate change, Americans may get what polls show 80 percent of us want: more environmental reporting in mainstream news.
Disaster by Design? What’s Wrong with the “Thrive” Movement
by John RobbinsAug 21, 2012
- A popular new film claims that a secret elite create our most troubling problems to advance a “global domination agenda.” Why Amy Goodman, Vandana Shiva, and other progressives are calling it “dangerously misguided.”
Fighting Coal While Supporting Miners?
by John C. BergAug 03, 2012
- Can you fight austerity and climate change at the same time?
Blockade Aims to Stop Southern KXL Pipeline
by Christine LeclercAug 03, 2012
- Activists in the Gulf Coast aren’t willing to stand by while a portion of the controversial pipeline gets fast-tracked.
Bidder 70: The Tim DeChristopher Story
by Samantha HerndonAug 01, 2012
- Last year, climate activist Tim DeChristopher went to jail for bidding $1.7 million (that he didn't have) to save 22,000 acres of public land from corporate extraction.
Climate Emergency Action Plan
by Sarah van GelderJul 20, 2012
- We can still avoid a devastating climate crisis, but we’ll need a World War II-level mobilization — and we’ll need to stand up to Dirty Energy.
Cry Wolf: An Unethical Oil Story
Jul 05, 2012
- In an attempt to bolster caribou populations, Alberta is hunting wolves. But are they really the cause of the problem?
In Ohio, the People Push Back on Fracking
by Joshua Kahn RussellJun 26, 2012
- Tired of waiting for their leaders to ban the destructive drilling practice, citizens passed their own resolution—and took over the Statehouse to make it heard.
Elinor Ostrom’s Parting Advice to Rio+20
by Elinor OstromJun 20, 2012
- The late Nobel prize winner warned against a too-rigid international structure to solve climate change.
Building the New Economy: Ten Steps We Can Take Now
by James Gustave SpethJun 18, 2012
- How to choose people, place, and planet over profit, product, and power.
Why Is India Still Poor?
by Ashish Kothari, Aseem ShrivastavaJun 18, 2012
- India’s development was supposed to be an economic success story. What we can learn from what actually happened.
Rio+20: A Defining Choice
by David KortenJun 15, 2012
- 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
by Janet RedmanJun 14, 2012
- Will we turn environmental protection into a game of profit? What you need to know about the global gathering.