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.
Worth Dying For
Jul 27, 2011
- A video tribute to those who have sacrificed their lives to protect the environment.
People We Love: Maria Aguinda
by Oliver LazenbyJul 25, 2011
- An indigenous elder from the Amazon takes Chevron to court.
Appalachia’s Cry for Help
by Maria Gunnoe, Bo Webb, Mickey McCoy, Chuck Nelson, Bob Kincaid, Vernon HaltomJul 13, 2011
- “We can no longer endure this reckless abuse of our rights, and our lives.” Appalachians appeal for help in the fight against mountaintop removal coal mining.
Standing Up to Corporatism
Jul 12, 2011
- At the second March on Blair Mountain, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. tells the story of America’s long struggle against unchecked corporate power.
Slower Living for a Rooted Future
by John Cavanagh, Robin BroadJun 20, 2011
- Vermont is leading the way toward agricultural and economic change. What we can learn from the "Slow Living Summit" about building sustainable economies everywhere.
A Green Dream Deferred?
by 99problems.orgJun 18, 2011
- Cornel West, Malia Lazu, and more on what the green movement would look like if Van Jones were still in the White House.
Harnessing the Multiplier Effect
by Nathanael MasseyJun 17, 2011
- We're all familiar with vicious cycles. But what happens when solutions build on each other?
From the Gulf, a Cry for Help
by Sue SturgisMay 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 WoodMay 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 GangiMay 11, 2011
- Majora Carter: How to break the cycle of economic, environmental, and social degradation.
Photo Essay: Crude Reflections from the Amazon
by Lou DematteisMay 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 AthanasiouApr 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 CavanaghApr 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?