Poverty and inequality magnified Hurricane Katrina’s effect on the Gulf. A resilient New Orleans means addressing these social issues first.
For Gulf residents, the BP oil spill has made the problem of unchecked corporate power painfully clear. Exxon Valdez survivor Riki Ott on why this may be the moment to overcome our political divides and take back our democracy.
Major shareholders are joining the Dongria Kondh tribe’s fight to protect their homeland from mining by Vedanta Resources.
Shrimper Diane Wilson might be going to jail for her high-profile protests against BP. Why is she so sure it’s worth it?
A delegation of indigenous leaders from Ecuador visited Louisiana to share what they learned in a decades-long battle with Texaco.
Detroit is known for its decay, violence, and gas-guzzling cars. With thousands of activists coming to town, will it also become known as a source of hope?
The days of rubber stamped permits for mountaintop removal coal mining are over, for now.
Even as we work to prevent future disasters and break the U.S. oil addiction, we must keep up pressure for a fair, ambitious climate treaty.
Haiti's strong peasant movement is calling for policies and programs that can help restore the land and protect small-scale sustainable agricultural production from agribusiness.
How the tribes of the Klamath River stood up for the salmon—and won.
David Korten: Where does the concept of “climate debt” fit into a New Economy framework?
Shutting down coal mines was a first step. Now Navajo activists are working for a new, green-jobs economy.
There are plenty of reasons to be excited about the alliance gathering around grassroots solutions.
Cleaning up New Orleans
The West Virginia mine explosion is, unfortunately, only the most recent reminder of the true price of so-called cheap coal.