The movements that persevere are those that find a form of hope, even in dark times.
“Low-income disadvantaged communities are the best water conservationists: At the end of the day, we’re not going to waste water because it costs money.”
Residents fear that coal-contaminated water is seeping into their wells. But a lack of evidence is stalling action.
The state's shift in approach is also good news for environmentalists worldwide, who want to see more urgency in transitioning away from fossil fuels.
More and more people have come to understand that behaving as if they hold all rights to Earth’s bounty amounts to an eighth deadly sin.
Last spring, these men were in a small white lobster boat anchored to block the path of an oncoming freighter hauling 40,000 tons of coal. They didn't expect the district attorney to support them.
The cities of Vancouver and Burnaby, as well as First Nations, have all sued the pipeline company Kinder Morgan, which wants to extend a pipeline through a mountain in British Columbia.
The Canadian government has relaunched a process that many First Nations leaders believe would terminate their land claims. But indigenous-led grassroots movements are on the case.
When it comes to divestment, the anti-apartheid struggle is always cited as an influence. Here's how South Africans are starting to apply those same lessons to addressing climate change.
A proposed community-owned solar project on an abandoned coal mine in Arizona illustrates how cooperative economomics make it possible to stop extracting fossil fuels—without leaving workers behind.