Three major international meetings about climate change are on the horizon. Is this the moment to fix the failures of Copenhagen?
As environmental lawyer and author Gus Speth once said, "Politicians ride the waves. People's movements make the waves."
The study highlights the story of Brazil, where increasing indigenous rights to the rainforest helped cut carbon emissions by 3.2 billion tons.
The film never flinches from the complex connections between economic and environmental problems.
First Nations groups say that the pipeline would disrupt their traditional seafood harvest and endanger their culture.
Coal-fired power plants are responsible for about 40 percent of United States' carbon emissions. That pollution would be regulated for the first time under the new proposed rules.
First the anger, then the love—overcoming generational anger to find the courage required for the difficult work ahead.
Signs of change are appearing in the United States military as well.
The decision is the largest single win for the movement to push institutions to divest from fossil fuels. And student activists say they'll keep the pressure on Stanford to divest from oil and natural gas as well as from coal.
It's possible that the Cowboy Indian Alliance offers a glimpse into what a spiritually integrated environmental movement might look like, honoring diversity while resisting cooptation.
These three young activists found creative ways to tackle issues from climate change to voting rights.
It is good to mourn for what's being lost. But giving up just gives the fossil fuel industry what it wants.