Theme Guide :: Climate Solutions
Jan 29, 2008
- Climate change used to be something that would happen far off in the future. Now the science says we have just 10 years to change course or things will get scary. What do we do? What will actually make a difference? It turns out we have the means. The question is: Do we have the will?
Interview with Maude Barlow
by Maude BarlowJan 15, 2008
- Maude Barlow, chair of Council of Canadians, and international campaigner on water and climate change, talks about successes with major international campaigns on trade and water, and how climate change will affect and be affected by these issues. She draws lessons from those struggles for effective action on the climate crisis.
People We Love :: Sophia Rabliauskas
Dec 15, 2007
People Taking Charge :5: Sharing Food, Breaking the Law
Nov 07, 2007
- Orlando's Food Not Bombs Feed the Hungry in Downtown Parks, using direct action to create a grassroots alternative to the capitalist economy.
People Taking Charge: Homeless Build Community
Nov 07, 2007
- Prestes Maia and the Downtown Housing Movement Create Homes for the Homeless in Brazil
YES! But How? :: Organic Milk
by Catherine Bailey, Margit ChristensonNov 07, 2007
- Practical tips on how to eat local in the winter, increase your fridge's efficiency, bike in the cold, and find organic milk.
Compost Toilets and Self-Rule
by Madhu Suri PrakashNov 07, 2007
- The ecological toilet is one of today's most hope-filled expressions of people's power. How composting toilets help us take back our power and autonomy.
Building Autonomy, One Co-op at a Time
by Michael FoxNov 07, 2007
- Over 20,000 member families live in cooperatively owned housing in Uruguay. The co-ops are not just housing members, but also involving them in social politics, management and organization. And they are working to spread the concept across the Americas.
Dutch Traffic Calming
by Jay WalljasperNov 07, 2007
- Traffic calming began in the Netherlands with people putting furniture in the streets and has spread from there. An excerpt from "The Great Neighborhood Book: A Do-It-Yourself Guide to Placemaking"
Live Free—Do It Yourself
by Sarah van Gelder, Doug PibelNov 07, 2007
- The consumer life carries invisible chains. Let's make spaces where we can be free. Step off the path. Free of debt, free of consumerism, moving into community and joy.
Live Earth - Jack Johnson performs
Aug 08, 2007
- Musicians gathered at 7 locations worldwide on July 7, 2007. According to Al Gore, one of the event's organizers, the concerts marked 'the beginning of a three-year campaign worldwide to deliver information about how we solve the climate crisis.'
Yes Men :: Vivoleum
Jul 29, 2007
- No Comment: Yes Men announce that Exxon Mobil plans to turn climate change victims into a new type of fuel called Vivoleum.
People We Love
Jul 29, 2007
- People We Love: Kelydra Weckler, Reverend Todd Eklof, Lauren Jacobs, Corbin Harney
Communities Take Power
by Doug PibelJul 29, 2007
- Communities across the country are declaring citizens' right and duty to protect their water, land, local economy, and way of life, even if it means taking on the enormous power of corporations. Here are some of the peaceful revolutionaries who have stepped up.
Interview with Bineshi Albert and Bruce McClackey
by Sarah van GelderJun 27, 2007
- Interview with Bineshi Albert and Bruce McClackey during the Freedom Caravan to the US Social Forum