Taking Monsanto to the People’s Court
by Blair BravermanApr 30, 2012
- With the legal system failing to hold Monsanto accountable, Iowans convened a court of public opinion.
A Plea for Rio+20: Don’t Commodify Nature
by David KortenApr 24, 2012
- David Korten: Indigenous wisdom reveals a path to the future that does not include a buy-out of the earth’s natural systems.
Does the U.S. Have a Legal Responsibility to Stop Climate Change?
by Lindsay KuceraFeb 22, 2012
- Seven teenagers think so—and they’re taking the federal government to court.
“Govern As If Our Future Matters”
by Lindsay KuceraFeb 01, 2012
- To jumpstart much-needed climate action, Alec Loorz and other teenagers are taking the federal government to court.
New York’s Little Revolution
by Ellen CantarowJan 25, 2012
- How the state’s fight for clean water is reshaping its political landscape.
Tim DeChristopher: Sacrifice for the Climate
by Brooke JarvisJan 11, 2012
- The YES! Breakthrough 15: It’s a blessing to risk it all to stop climate change—even if it means jail time.
Crisis Time in Durban
by Jamie HennDec 08, 2011
- World leaders are stalling on climate action at the 2011 Climate Summit in Durban, South Africa. What needs to happen to get things moving and make a change before it’s too late?
First Nations Take On the Tar Sands
Nov 04, 2011
- Video: Indigenous activist Clayton Thomas-Müller on the moral imperative to preserve Alberta’s beauty for future generations.
Women Farmers Feed the World
by Christa HillstromOct 22, 2011
- Grassroots food activist Fatou Batta on why the question of agricultural sustainability is also a question of equality.
The Tricks of the Trade Deals
by Kristen Beifus, Christa HillstromOct 11, 2011
- Three new agreements are predicted to kill jobs and solidify corporate power. It's our turn to have a say in how we trade.
Gold or Water: The Fight Goes on in El Salvador
by Robin Broad, John CavanaghOct 10, 2011
- With the eyes of the world on mass protests against corporate control of governments, El Salvador debates a new ban on gold mining.
Gearing Up for Moving Planet Day
Sep 23, 2011
- Photo essay: All around the world, groups are preparing to reach beyond fossil fuels for Moving Planet Day.
Dear Big Coal: You’re Not Above the Law
by Sarah van GelderSep 20, 2011
- How many times can a corporation break the law and continue to exist? Inside the fight to revoke Massey Energy’s corporate charter.
From Disillusionment to Direct Action: A Tale on Two Continents
by Jim ShultzSep 06, 2011
- From the White House lawn to the jungles of Bolivia—what happens when a president fails to live up to his environmental rhetoric?
Gold or Water? A Deadly Debate
by John Cavanagh, Robin BroadAug 29, 2011
- To protect their water supply, Salvadorans are trying to ban corporate gold mining—and facing threats and violence as a result.