Mining for Gold: A “Pact With the Devil”?
by John Cavanagh, Robin BroadAug 28, 2012
- The economic crisis—and the rising price of gold—have spurred North American firms to reopen mines and attack environmental regulations. Here’s what we can learn from El Salvador’s moratorium on new mining permits.
Why We’re Putting Ourselves on the (Pipe)Line With the Tea Party
by Will Wooten, Candice Bernd, Ron SeifertAug 24, 2012
- Occupiers, Tea Partiers, landowners, and environmentalists are challenging construction of the Keystone XL pipeline’s Gulf Coast segment—together.
A Walk to Heal the Tar Sands
by Kristin MoeAug 20, 2012
- Take an 8-mile trek with indigenous groups through one of the world's largest ecological dead zones, and you might find something lifegiving.
A Critical Mass for Real Food
by Anim SteelAug 06, 2012
- The old logic of the slave plantation is still the logic of our industrial food system, 500 years in the making. There’s a new way of thinking taking off.
Blockade Aims to Stop Southern KXL Pipeline
by Christine LeclercAug 03, 2012
- Activists in the Gulf Coast aren’t willing to stand by while a portion of the controversial pipeline gets fast-tracked.
Aug 01, 2012
- How one photographer captured the continent from the sky—with a fan strapped to his back.
Cry Wolf: An Unethical Oil Story
Jul 05, 2012
- In an attempt to bolster caribou populations, Alberta is hunting wolves. But are they really the cause of the problem?
Trading in Democracy: Why Rights Are Still For Real People
by Robin Broad, John CavanaghJun 28, 2012
- International trade deals allow businesses to sue elected governments when corporate interests are threatened abroad. Here’s why you should care.
10 Things You Should Know About the Rio+20 Earth Summit
by Janet RedmanJun 14, 2012
- Will we turn environmental protection into a game of profit? What you need to know about the global gathering.
Climate Denialists on the Ropes
by Bill McKibbenJun 06, 2012
- Unfortunately, so is the planet.
A Worldwide Effort to Make Climate Change Visible
by Bill McKibbenMay 03, 2012
- Bill McKibben: It’s time for each of us to get involved in the full-on fight between misinformation and truth.
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.