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3 Pillars of a Food Revolution
by Anna Lappe
As marketers learn to fake climate-friendly food, how do we spot the real thing? Anna Lappé says it's a question of values.
Waste Not: Seattle’s Road to Zero Trash
by Richard Conlin
There’s simply no room for waste in a carbon neutral city. Seattle has a plan to cut its contribution to landfills—and it’s working.
Can Mushrooms Save the Planet?
Video: Mycologist Paul Stamets gives six ways fungi can help save the planet.
Restoring Biodiversity in Cuba
Video: Learning from one another, scientists and farmers are working together to fix the agricultural system in Cuba.
Black Wave
Video: A twenty-year fight between a small Alaska town and one of the largest oil companies shows the resilience of communities.
Tab Benoit: Voice of the Wetlands
Video: From up in the air, activist Tab Benoit bears witness to the coastal erosion and loss of wetlands in southern Louisiana.
8 Ways to Keep Your Cool Without Air Conditioning
by Stan Cox
Practical tips to help you beat the summer heat.
3 Steps Toward a Politics of Global Warming
by Bill McKibben
Making nice doesn't work. It's time to try something else.
Why the Fight for the Gulf is Also in Borneo
by Jamie Henn
A proposed coal plant in Malaysia is provoking an international outcry.
Van Jones: Love Harder
by Van Jones
Van Jones on how to put Americans back to work and pull America back together.
The BP Oil Spill: Time to Get Unreasonable
by Brooke Jarvis
Shrimper Diane Wilson might be going to jail for her high-profile protests against BP. Why is she so sure it’s worth it?
But What About Embedded Carbon?
by Richard Conlin
Yes, you create emissions when you burn gasoline, but what about the carbon emissions from making the car?
Cherish The Planet, Don’t Cheat On It
Think the idea of carbon offsets are a bit ridiculous? So do the creators of cheatneutral.com, a website that allows you to pay money to “offset” your infidelity.
Bonn Climate Talks: Beyond BP
by Jamie Henn
Even as we work to prevent future disasters and break the U.S. oil addiction, we must keep up pressure for a fair, ambitious climate treaty.
Where Do Our Carbon Emissions Come From, Anyway?
by Richard Conlin
Seattle is working to become America's first climate neutral city. But first, it has to figure out where its carbon comes from.