The fight against climate change has begun to reflect the colonial, top-down worldview that contributed to the problem in the first place. Mexican activist and storyteller Gustavo Esteva on a new vision—one that is radically bottom-up.
The West Virginia mine explosion is, unfortunately, only the most recent reminder of the true price of so-called cheap coal.
Can Cochabamba pick up where Copenhagen failed?
A search for answers in Colombia leads two activists into the unpredictable world of Gaviotas.
With a weak climate "agreement" coming out of Copenhagen, the 350.org campaign urges citizens to get to work in 2010—whether politicians are on board or not. Here's the latest message from the campaign.
For all its complexity, the core of this problem can be stated simply enough: What kind of a climate transition would be fair enough to actually work?
Paolo Lugari, the founder of Las Gaviotas in Colombia, describes how the incredible energy of the human spirit has made Las Gaviotas into a world-famous example of sustainable living in a harsh environment.
Video: Author Dianne Dumanoski explains why climate change is ultimately not a crisis for the earth, but a crisis for humans, and why we must find our way "through this thicket of uncertainty."
Copenhagen may have been an official failure, but for a new generation of climate activists, it was transformative.
The clock has moved one minute away from midnight—the longstanding symbol for the end of civilization—signaling the possibility that "we are poised to bend the arc of history toward a world free of nuclear weapons."
Jonathan Schell, a leader of the anti-nuclear movement, offers motivation and tactical advice to the new generation of climate activists.