Money, Politics, and Saving Our Democracy Banner

Sections
Home » Planet » Climate Action

Get a FREE Issue. Yes! I want to try YES! Magazine

Nonprofit. Independent. Subscriber-supported. DONATE. How you can support our work.

YES! by Email
Join over 78,000 others already signed up for FREE YES! news.
[SAMPLE]

Town Hall Sidebar

The YES! ChicoBag(R). Full-size tote that fits in your pocket!

 

Climate Action

Joining together to avert catastrophe.

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.
Does the U.S. Have a Legal Responsibility to Stop Climate Change? Does the U.S. Have a Legal Responsibility to Stop Climate Change?
by Lindsay Kucera
Seven teenagers think so—and they’re taking the federal government to court.
Bill McKibben: “The Biggest Fight of Our Time” Bill McKibben: “The Biggest Fight of Our Time”
by Madeline Ostrander
In which one of the world’s best-known climate activists gets personal about the enormous task of saving our planet.
Tapping a Pipeline of Grassroots Energy Tapping a Pipeline of Grassroots Energy
by Brooke Jarvis
The latest attempt to push through the Keystone XL pipeline is meeting some spirited opposition.
A Bold Win Against Big Oil A Bold Win Against Big Oil
by Madeline Ostrander
How people power stopped the Keystone XL Pipeline.
“Govern As If Our Future Matters” “Govern As If Our Future Matters”
by Lindsay Kucera
To jumpstart much-needed climate action, Alec Loorz and other teenagers are taking the federal government to court.
How the Pipeline Died—And How to Bury It For Good How the Pipeline Died—And How to Bury It For Good
by Jamie Henn
The inside story: Grassroots strategies paid off for the climate movement in a big way.
Tim DeChristopher: Sacrifice for the Climate Tim DeChristopher: Sacrifice for the Climate
by Brooke Jarvis
The YES! Breakthrough 15: It’s a blessing to risk it all to stop climate change—even if it means jail time.
May Boeve: Friendship to Carry Us Through Crisis May Boeve: Friendship to Carry Us Through Crisis
by Colin Beavan
The YES! Breakthrough 15: The worldwide climate-change movement started with the dreams of a few college friends.
Why I’m Giving Up Cynicism for New Year's Why I’m Giving Up Cynicism for New Year's
by Bill McKibben
Let’s be naïve enough to demand a country more like the one we were promised in high school civics class.
The Scientization of Politics The Scientization of Politics
How did climate science get so politicized—and what can we do about it? Climatologist Michael Mann responds in this TEDx talk.
After Durban: Climate Activists Target Corporate Power After Durban: Climate Activists Target Corporate Power
by Madeline Ostrander
After another disappointing round of UN negotiations, climate justice activists have a new strategy.
Crisis Time in Durban Crisis Time in Durban
by Jamie Henn
World leaders are stalling on climate action at the 2011 Climate Summit in Durban, South Africa. What needs to happen to get things moving and make a change before it’s too late?
Protesters Win Pipeline Delay Protesters Win Pipeline Delay
by Brooke Jarvis
How thousands of determined protesters dragged a little-known pipeline into the national spotlight—and convinced the Obama administration to delay its approval.
Toilet Paper Preparedness vs. True Resilience Toilet Paper Preparedness vs. True Resilience
by Shannon Hayes
What I learned from the hurricane: Real emergency preparedness has more to do with community than canned goods.
Personal tools