10 Most Hopeful Stories of 2010
by Sarah van Gelder
There was plenty of disappointment and hardship this year. But the year also brought opportunities for transformation.
Strategies for Carbon Neutrality
by Richard Conlin
What are a city's options for cutting its carbon?
Rise Up, Kiribati
Video: Residents of Kiribati share a haunting song about the disappearance of their island home under the waves.
Cancún: Changing the Climate Conversation
by Madeline Ostrander
Seven years ago, activists in Cancún started a powerful international movement. How can climate justice advocates have the same impact?
Kicking the Habit: Air Travel in the Time of Climate Change
by Joseph Nevins
Air travel is neither just nor sustainable. So how can environmental justice activists make a global difference?
At Climate Talks, an Answer Grows Outside
by Luis A. Ubiñas
In Mexico, communities own and manage their own forests, a proven method for reducing deforestation.
How We Saved the Climate (and Ourselves)
by Bill McKibben
Bill McKibben imagines himself in the year 2100, looking back at a century of climate chaos and asking: What did it take to save the world?
Maude Barlow: Read Me My Environmental Rights
by Madeline Ostrander
An international movement—of governments, scientists, and activists—is bringing a focus on environmental rights to the climate negotiations in Cancún.
In Mexico City, a Message for Cancún
by Laura Carlsen
Why peasant farmers in Mexico are taking the UN climate negotiations seriously.
Big Problem, Big Art
Photo essay: As climate negotiators meet in Cancun, activists the world over are reminding them of what’s at stake with some very big art.
In Coal Country, A Win for Clean Energy
by Sue Sturgis
A Kentucky power cooperative had plans to burn more coal. Local residents instead demanded cleaner energy and greater efficiency—and won.
Film Trailer: Age of Stupid
For one man looking back from the year 2055, it seems clear that we should have dealt with climate change as soon as we noticed it.
UN: Caution, Not Climate Tinkering
by Jeff Conant
The UN placed a moratorium on experiments that try to manipulate the Earth’s climate.
A Big Surprise for Chevron
Hours before the oil giant released its new ad campaign, the Yes Men released their own version.
Bigger and More Beautiful than Ever Before
Photo essay: Scenes from the 10/10/10 Global Work Party.