Joining together to avert catastrophe.
Gaviotas: Village of Hope
by Seth Biderman, Christian Casillasposted Mar 30, 2010
- Two activists discover the secrets of a Colombian community’s success—surprise and imagination.
350.org: Getting to Work in 2010
posted Mar 30, 2010
- With a weak climate "agreement" coming out of Copenhagen, the 350.org campaign urges citizens to get to work in 2010—whether politicians are on board or not.
As Glaciers Melt, Bolivia Fights for the Good Life
by Jessica Camille Aguirreposted Mar 18, 2010
- Rural Bolivians—whose way of life may be an early casualty of a changing climate—want the rest of the world to reevaluate what it means to "vivir bien."
Sweden Labels Food With CO2 Data
by Jeff Raderstrongposted Feb 28, 2010
- The Swedish government announced new food guidelines that recommend eating habits based on greenhouse-gas emissions.
Bolivia to Host Climate Summit for the People
by Margit Christensonposted Feb 26, 2010
- Bolivian President Evo Morales has called for an alternative climate-change conference, this one involving governments as well as non-governmental organizations, indigenous groups, scientists, and environmentalists.
After Copenhagen: How Can We Move Forward?
by Tom Athanasiouposted Feb 24, 2010
- Copenhagen brought poor nations and grassroots groups into partnership. Our chances of preventing climate catastrophe now rest on the ability of this new alliance to communicate to the world’s richest and most powerful peoples that the emissions emergency is, above all things, a crisis of justice.
An Interview With Paolo Lugari, Founder of Las Gaviotas
posted Feb 10, 2010
- Paolo Lugari, the founder of Las Gaviotas in Colombia, describes how the incredible energy of the human spirit has made Las Gaviotas into a world-famous example of sustainable living in a harsh environment.
End of the Long Summer
posted Feb 10, 2010
- Author Dianne Dumanoski discusses climate change as a human crisis and why we must find our way "through this thicket of uncertainty."
The Work that Reconnects
by Pamela O'Malley Changposted Feb 09, 2010
- As residents plan Transition Albany, they're turning to Joanna Macy for guidance in building resilient communities.
We're Not Done Yet
posted Jan 22, 2010
- Video: Copenhagen may have been an official failure, but for a new generation of climate activists, it was transformative.
Turning Back the Doomsday Clock
by Joe Copelandposted Jan 19, 2010
- The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists says the world is at a turning point when it comes to tackling nuclear war and climate change, "the two gravest threats to civilization."
The Power of Nonviolent Movements
by Bryan Farrellposted Jan 14, 2010
- Anti-nuclear activist Jonathan Schell offers motivation and tactical advice to the new generation of climate activists.
Reaping the Dividends of Reduced Emissions
by Mike Sandlerposted Jan 13, 2010
- California residents stand to gain a lot from the state's efforts to cap greenhouse gases: less pollution, greener infrastructure, and a yearly check in the mailbox.
Big News for Small Forests
by Ian Hannaposted Jan 07, 2010
- Sustainable, small-scale working forests are feeling the economic pinch. But nonprofit groups are helping family- and community-owned woodlands thrive by connecting them with carbon markets.
Transition Albany: A Local Response to Climate Change
by Pamela O'Malley Changposted Jan 06, 2010
- Meet Catherine Sutton, the initiator of Transition Albany—the effort of a 1.7-square-mile California town (population 16,500+) to transform itself into a self-reliant and resilient community.