“Sometime in the course of the past decade I figured out that I needed to do more than write—if this fight was about power, then we who wanted change had to assemble some.”
Before fighting climate change, we must first confront our emotions about it.
Live coverage of the United Nations climate talks in Warsaw from Democracy Now!
If governments fail to listen to mounting protests demanding clean energy, people's movements will put their futures in question.
Two years ago today, when Occupy Wall Street was evicted from Zuccotti Park, many wondered what was next for the movement. Two years later, we profile five projects that got their starts in the encampments and are still making change today.
The devastation in the Philippines reminds us of our responsibility to stop profiting from the wreckage caused by companies whose business plan includes destroying the planet.
Right before the latest round of climate talks began, the massive superstorm killed tens of thousands and displaced millions in the Philippines. What will it take to drive the message home?
Conversations about how we're going to get through the coming transformation force us to see the full scale of the problem.
As it turns out, they were leading a workshop on how to move billions of dollars in public and nonprofit funds to sustainable investments.
A presidential block of Keystone XL could help reset the international negotiations that Obama allowed to go aground at Copenhagen.
Not all of these young people focus directly on climate change in their work. But it tends to take a prominent position in their worldview, which sees issues of race, class, labor, and environment as inextricably connected.
We must call for what we really need—an end to all new fossil fuel infrastructure and extraction.
In this rare television interview with Bill Moyers, the poet, farmer, and activist Wendell Berry discusses his vision for society living in harmony with the planet.
Of course the media needs to start talking honestly about climate change. But there's more to the issue than just gloom and doom.
We caught up with the primatologist and activist at the International Women's Earth and Climate Summit, where she was helping to draft a declaration on how to move forward on climate change.