Middle-class people are often socialized to believe they are responsible for improving their neighborhoods, their communities, and the world itself. Helpful as that often is, it creates a blind spot when it comes to global warming.
Despite rough treatment at the hands of law enforcement, tree sitters and their allies remain steadfast in their nonviolence.
Cutting through the campaign rhetoric and attack ads, here are five issues we believe should be at the center of the 2012 election, plus one that has no place in the public sphere.
The battle over exporting coal is a crossroads for the Pacific Northwest. Will the region stay its course toward clean energy, or become a global trafficking hub for the most dangerous fossil fuel?
Supporters of landowner rights in Texas were arrested after shutting down work at the Livingston pipe yard and preventing transportation of pipes to construction sites.
Sarah van Gelder speaks on FreeSpeech TV about Mitt Romney's energy plan and why a majority of Americans want cleaner, safer, and more reliable sources of energy.
Bill McKibben used to think that lack of action to stabilize the climate came from widespread apathy, denial, or comfort with the status quo. Here’s what made him change his mind.
Occupiers, Tea Partiers, landowners, and environmentalists are challenging construction of the Keystone XL pipeline’s Gulf Coast segment—together.
Why some indigenous groups and environmentalists are saying no to the “green economy.”
It's official. Droughts, floods, heatwaves, and hurricanes can, indeed, be tied to a climate made increasingly chaotic by human activity.
After the release of a report on links between extreme weather and climate change, Americans may get what polls show 80 percent of us want: more environmental reporting in mainstream news.
A popular film claims that a secret elite create our most troubling problems to advance a “global domination agenda.” Why Amy Goodman, Vandana Shiva, and other progressives are calling it “dangerously misguided.”
Can you fight austerity and climate change at the same time?
Activists in the Gulf Coast aren’t willing to stand by while a portion of the controversial pipeline gets fast-tracked.