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Climate Action

Joining together to avert catastrophe.

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.
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.
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