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Climate Action

Joining together to avert catastrophe.

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.
Pipeline Protests: Beyond the Usual Suspects Pipeline Protests: Beyond the Usual Suspects
by Madeline Ostrander
Can opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline bring conservatives back to conservation?
“Criminals” for a Stable Climate “Criminals” for a Stable Climate
Behind the scenes: to stop a tar sands pipeline, the climate justice movement begins civil disobedience on a grand scale.
A Very Civil Civil Disobedience A Very Civil Civil Disobedience
"From Henry David Thoreau, to Susan B. Anthony, to Gandhi, to King, to you." Oscar-nominated director Josh Fox on how you can help stop the disastrous development of the Canadian tar sands.
Prevent a Tar Sands Disaster Prevent a Tar Sands Disaster
by Nellis Kennedy-Howard
Why developing the tarsands has been called "world's most destructive project."
Jump In Together: An Invitation to No Impact Week Jump In Together: An Invitation to No Impact Week
by Colin Beavan
Sometimes the hardest part of changing our lives and world is believing that it’s possible. Colin Beavan on finding a place to start.
Bill McKibben: This Is Getting Exciting Bill McKibben: This Is Getting Exciting
by Bill McKibben
With thousands pledged to risk arrest at the White House to protect the Alberta tar sands, the climate movement’s biggest civil disobedience action ever is about to take Washington by storm.
What a 10-Year-Old Did for the Tar Sands What a 10-Year-Old Did for the Tar Sands
by Angela Sterritt
Why a First Nations student from British Columbia is taking on a controversial trans-Canadian pipeline project—through song.
What We Could Lose Unless We Change: Remembering Ray Anderson What We Could Lose Unless We Change: Remembering Ray Anderson
by Paul Hawken
"Reimagining the world was a responsibility for Ray, a gift to a future that is begging for selflessness and vision." Paul Hawken honors the life of a green business pioneer.
Join In: The People v. the Pipeline Join In: The People v. the Pipeline
Join us for a live Twitter chat at 8 p.m. EST with YES! executive editor Sarah van Gelder, Naomi Klein, Bill McKibben, and others on the controversial tar sands pipeline and the mass civil disobedience kicking off next week to fight it.
Worth Dying For Worth Dying For
A video tribute to those who have sacrificed their lives to protect the environment.
“This Is What Hope Looks Like” “This Is What Hope Looks Like”
by Tim DeChristopher
During his sentencing, activist Tim DeChristopher had the opportunity to speak, at length, to the court. This is what he said.
The Courage to Stop Pretending: Tim DeChristopher Sentenced The Courage to Stop Pretending: Tim DeChristopher Sentenced
by Brooke Jarvis
Can going to jail be a happier choice than turning a blind eye to climate injustice?
Hands Across the Sand Hands Across the Sand
Photo essay: Scenes from a massive protest to protect beaches from Big Oil.
Standing Up to Corporatism Standing Up to Corporatism
At the second March on Blair Mountain, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. tells the story of America’s long struggle against unchecked corporate power.
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