Thousands of workers may be at risk of chronic disease from the chemicals used to process coal—including MCHM, which recently contaminated the drinking water of nearly 300,000 West Virginia residents.
It is good to mourn for what's being lost. But giving up just gives the fossil fuel industry what it wants.
New scientific research increasingly shows how “agroecology” offers environmentally sustainable methods that can meet the rapidly growing demand for food.
If the governments of Costa Rica and El Salvador can resist the mining industry, maybe we all can.
This weekend could turn out to be the largest act of civil disobedience at the White House in a generation.
Recent studies suggest that coal mining affects the health of everyone who lives nearby—not just those who work in the mines.
Residents whose tap water was polluted are finding that rainwater is an affordable alternative.
Frances Shure is responsible for decisions over whether to let gas companies frack land that's been in her family for generations. The more she's learned about the process, the less willing she's been to say "yes."
At the Ponca Trail of Tears Spiritual Camp, tribal members and their ranchers are learning to understand each other as never before.
It's possible to find hope for action In the new generation's determination and clarity—even after 19 years of stalled negotiations.
Live coverage of the United Nations climate talks in Warsaw from Democracy Now!
Our throwaway electronics harm people overseas, but new trends in responsible design are not just smart—they’re kind.