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Climate Action

Joining together to avert catastrophe.

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.
Poet Laureate W.S. Merwin: Doing the Impossible Poet Laureate W.S. Merwin: Doing the Impossible
by Sarah van Gelder
The two-time Pulitzer Prize winner accepted an appointment as U.S. poet laureate so he could offer just one simple warning.
Occupy Wall Street’s Moral Ground Occupy Wall Street’s Moral Ground
by Kathleen Moore
Much of the Occupy movement’s power comes from a simple moral message: It’s wrong to wreck the world. It’s wrong to wreck the health and hopes of others.
EU: Drawing a Line in the Tar Sands? EU: Drawing a Line in the Tar Sands?
by Robert Mellinger
A controversial move to prohibit oil imported from what’s been called the world’s dirtiest fuel source could be an example for the rest of us.
Red State Ranchers Vs. the Pipeline Red State Ranchers Vs. the Pipeline
Nebraska isn’t known for environmental activism—but an oil pipeline that would cross the Ogallala aquifer is changing that.
Can Households Help Create a Carbon Neutral City? Can Households Help Create a Carbon Neutral City?
by Richard Conlin
In Seattle’s quest for carbon neutrality, what role do personal actions play?
Eco-Politics Back on the Ranch Eco-Politics Back on the Ranch
by Madeline Ostrander
In Nebraska, the fight against the Keystone XL pipeline is no longer about left versus right.
A Moveable Planet A Moveable Planet
Video: In more than 175 countries, people found creative ways to show they're ready to move away from fossil fuels.
Gearing Up for Moving Planet Day Gearing Up for Moving Planet Day
Photo essay: All around the world, groups are preparing to reach beyond fossil fuels for Moving Planet Day.
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