Standing up for our health and homes.
From the Gulf, a Cry for Help
by Sue Sturgisposted May 31, 2011
- The public health crisis caused by the BP oil spill has received little media attention, and even less government help. Gulf Coast residents are trying to change that.
What I Said at the White House
by Shadia Fayne Woodposted May 17, 2011
- What happened when eleven young activists confronted the president about his climate and energy policies.
You Don’t Have to Move Out of Your Neighborhood to Live in a Better One
by Joanna Gangiposted May 11, 2011
- Majora Carter: How to break the cycle of economic, environmental, and social degradation.
Photo Essay: Crude Reflections from the Amazon
by Lou Dematteisposted May 04, 2011
- After enduring years of toxic dumping and rising cancer rates, indigenous Ecuadorians took oil giant Chevron to court to fight for the life of the rainforest—and its people.
What the “We’re Not Broke” Backlash Means for the Climate
by Tom Athanasiouposted Apr 29, 2011
- What do the deficit, budget, and tax battles now raging across America and Europe have to do with solving climate change? More than you think.
Cornerstones of a Rooted Economy
by Robin Broad, John Cavanaghposted Apr 25, 2011
- Can the small fishers of Trinidad and Tobago become pillars of a new economy when the oil- and gas-based economy finally runs dry?
The Law of Mother Earth: Behind Bolivia’s Historic Bill
by Nick Buxtonposted Apr 21, 2011
- A new law expected to pass in Bolivia mandates a fundamental ecological reorientation of the nation's economy and society.
A Message from the Gulf: It’s Not Over
by Cherri Foytlinposted Apr 20, 2011
- A year after the BP oil spill, Cherri Foytlin walked 1,243 miles to send a message: this disaster is far from over.
Tim DeChristopher: The Climate Movement Needs to Step It Up
posted Apr 18, 2011
- Speaking at Power Shift 2011, activist Tim DeChristopher says it's high time the environmental movement stop just making statements—and start taking a stand.
Turning Points: Is a Different Future Possible?
by John Cavanagh, Robin Broadposted Apr 11, 2011
- With the citizen-backed blockage of a proposed aluminum smelter, is Trinidad and Tobago changing course toward a rooted future?
Feeding the World: It’s Not About Quantity
by Danielle Nierenberg, Mara Schecterposted Apr 08, 2011
- The resilience of our food supply is as much about the quality and diversity of our food sources as it is about how much we produce.
Tackling Corporate Power, One Town at a Time
by Mari Margilposted Mar 17, 2011
- How communities are saying "no" to corporate drilling—even if it means bucking state law.
People We Love: Mari Rose Taruc
by Alyssa B. Johnsonposted Mar 11, 2011
- Environmental justice for all.
Sitting In with Wendell Berry
by Jeff Biggersposted Feb 17, 2011
- An interview with Wendell Berry midway through his four-day sit-in in the Kentucky governor's office in protest of mountaintop removal coal mining.
Van Jones: The Economic Injustice of Plastic
by Van Jonesposted Jan 27, 2011
- Video: How plastic unfairly harms the poor—and what the rest of us can do about it.