Planet

Meet the Riverkeepers
by Margit Christenson
Meet citizen riverkeepers from Milwaukee, Atlanta, and Washington D.C.
It’s Everybody’s Water
It's time we fell in love with the bundle of atoms that makes Earth possible.
YES! But How? :: A Greener Pour
by Berit Anderson
I see more and more “green” boxed wines hitting the shelves at the supermarket. Are these really better for the environment?
Debt vs. Localization: Climate Justice in the New Economy
by David Korten
David Korten: Where does the concept of “climate debt” fit into a New Economy framework?
A Requiem for Detroit?
by Grace Lee Boggs
A new documentary illustrates a different kind of American Dream taking hold in Detroit.
The Case for Sustainable Meat
by Shannon Hayes
Can meat have a place in the life of a “radical homemaker” trying to live sustainably? Farmer Shannon Hayes believes it can.
Transforming Space Into Place
Video: Is the shortest distance between two points all that life is about? City Repair doesn't think so. They're helping people imagine and create lively public spaces—starting with your local intersection.
City Repair in Action
Photo essay: City Repair helps people organize, design, and implement new, people-friendly visions for their communities—and reclaim the notion of “neighborhood” in the process. Here’s a collection of their best work.
Building the World We Want: Interview with Mark Lakeman
by Brooke Jarvis
Interview with the co-founder of the City Repair Project, a Portland group that helps neighbors turn public spaces into gathering places.
Replacing Coal with Green Jobs in Navajo Nation
by Yvonne Liu
Shutting down coal mines was a first step. Now Navajo activists are working for a new, green-jobs economy. 
Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution: Teach Every Child About Food
Oliver passionately urges us to get food smart to live longer.
A New Deal for Local Economies
by Stacy Mitchell
More local, durable economies are already taking root. We can help them along by changing the way we regulate businesses, plan cities, and finance the communities we want.
Of Wind Farms and Oil Spills
by Scott Gast
On Wednesday, the news headlines offered a stark comparison between two possible futures for energy production in America.
Cochabamba’s Message: Let the People Speak
by Janet Redman
The World People's Summit broke new ground by allowing those most affected by a changing climate the chance to speak out about their ideas for just solutions.
Bill McKibben's Message to Cochabamba
The author addresses the thousands who gathered in Cochabamba for the World People's Summit on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth.