5 Issues this Election Should Be About, and One to Drop
by Sarah van GelderSep 11, 2012
- Cutting through the campaign rhetoric and attack ads, here are five issues we believe should be at the center of the 2012 election, plus one that has no place in the public sphere.
Full Speed Ahead for Coal Train Opposition
by KC GoldenSep 05, 2012
- The battle over exporting coal is a crossroads for the Pacific Northwest. Will the region stay its course toward clean energy, or become a global trafficking hub for the most dangerous fossil fuel?
Lockdown on the Pipeline: How a Houston Businessman Helped Shut Down Keystone for a Day
by Candice BerndAug 30, 2012
- Seven people—including Texas landowners whose land has been seized through eminent domain—halted work at the Livingston pipe yard, stopping construction of the Keystone XL pipeline for a day.
Video: RNC’s “Willful Ignorance” on Climate
Aug 29, 2012
- Sarah van Gelder speaks on FreeSpeech TV about Mitt Romney's energy plan and why a majority of Americans want cleaner, safer, and more reliable sources of energy.
“The Fight Against Fossil Fuel Giants Is the Fight of Our Time”
by Bill McKibbenAug 28, 2012
- Bill McKibben used to think that lack of action to stabilize the climate came from widespread apathy, denial, or comfort with the status quo. Here’s what made him change his mind.
Why We’re Putting Ourselves on the (Pipe)Line With the Tea Party
by Will Wooten, Candice Bernd, Ron SeifertAug 24, 2012
- Occupiers, Tea Partiers, landowners, and environmentalists are challenging construction of the Keystone XL pipeline’s Gulf Coast segment—together.
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 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?