Joining together to avert catastrophe.
Why I’m Giving Up Cynicism for New Year's
by Bill McKibbenposted Jan 06, 2012
- 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
posted Dec 22, 2011
- 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
by Madeline Ostranderposted Dec 13, 2011
- After another disappointing round of UN negotiations, climate justice activists have a new strategy.
Crisis Time in Durban
by Jamie Hennposted Dec 08, 2011
- 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
by Brooke Jarvisposted Nov 10, 2011
- 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
by Shannon Hayesposted Nov 02, 2011
- 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
by Sarah van Gelderposted Nov 02, 2011
- 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
by Kathleen Mooreposted Nov 01, 2011
- 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?
by Robert Mellingerposted Oct 28, 2011
- 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
posted Oct 07, 2011
- 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?
by Richard Conlinposted Oct 06, 2011
- In Seattle’s quest for carbon neutrality, what role do personal actions play?
Eco-Politics Back on the Ranch
by Madeline Ostranderposted Sep 30, 2011
- In Nebraska, the fight against the Keystone XL pipeline is no longer about left versus right.
A Moveable Planet
posted Sep 29, 2011
- 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
posted Sep 23, 2011
- Photo essay: All around the world, groups are preparing to reach beyond fossil fuels for Moving Planet Day.
When Words Fail: Does a Warming World Need a New Vocabulary?
by Madeline Ostranderposted Sep 19, 2011
- We often don’t have the words to express our strong emotions about environmental destruction or a changing climate. Meet the man who’s trying to fix that.