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Climate Action

Joining together to avert catastrophe.

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.
When Words Fail: Does a Warming World Need a New Vocabulary? When Words Fail: Does a Warming World Need a New Vocabulary?
by Madeline Ostrander
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.
“We Can Change History” “We Can Change History”
Video: Two weeks and 1,252 arrests later—how a committed group of activists made an oil pipeline an international issue.
From Disillusionment to Direct Action: A Tale on Two Continents From Disillusionment to Direct Action: A Tale on Two Continents
by Jim Shultz
From the White House lawn to the jungles of Bolivia—what happens when a president fails to live up to his environmental rhetoric?
In Photos: The People vs. the Pipeline In Photos: The People vs. the Pipeline
Photo essay: The climate justice movement gets (civilly) disobedient.
Extreme Weather Research Makeover Extreme Weather Research Makeover
by Sarah Kuck
Tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, and droughts: A new coalition to investigate the impact of climate change on weather.
The Coming of the Coal-Free Campus The Coming of the Coal-Free Campus
by Jen Horton
Why students across the country are asking schools to clean up their act.
Get On Your Feet For Moving Planet Day Get On Your Feet For Moving Planet Day
Video: Join us—and 350.org—in the global movement to move beyond fossil fuels on September 24, during No Impact Week.
Asking for What Obama Promised Asking for What Obama Promised
by Madeline Ostrander
Protesters push Obama to resist the influence of the oil industry and stop the Keystone XL pipeline.
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