Planet

Sourcing "Rare Earth" Elements
by Rik Langendoen
A jumpstart for the safe and fair sourcing of some of our most precious materials.
Restaurants, Counties, Colleges Promote Tap Water
by Tiffany Ran
Tap into the movement that is doing away with bottled water.
Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Hit the Road
by Alyssa B. Johnson
How government and industry are getting behind a new breed of electric cars.
Boat-to-Table Fishing CSAs Catching On
by Ellen Tyler, Daniel Fireside
Do you know who your fisherman is?
Victory Bonds for Clean Energy
by Todd Larsen
What if Americans could support a clean energy future the way they once supported the U.S. war effort?
The Story of Electronics
Video: Annie Leonard explains why “designed for the dump” electronics are toxic to people and the planet … and what to do about it.
Advice for Water Warriors
by Maude Barlow
Maude Barlow on how to move the water justice movement forward.
UN: Caution, Not Climate Tinkering
by Jeff Conant
The UN placed a moratorium on experiments that try to manipulate the Earth’s climate.
My Kids Eat Snails
by Shannon Hayes
Radical homemaker Shannon Hayes: When standardized curricula fall short, food can teach the values I want my kids to learn.
An Interstate Bicycling System
by Winona Bateman
A system of bicycle routes to connect the nation? It’s happening.
Pennsylvania Township Declares Freedom from Fracking
by Mari Margil, Ben Price
Licking, Pennsylvania defies state law by banning corporations from dumping fracking wastewater.
Matchmaking for Vegetables
by Ari LeVaux
A new website lets gardeners find partners with whom to swap their excess produce.
Cycle Chic Around the Globe
Video: What does fashion have to do with transforming biking from a recreational pastime to a way of life?
Reaching for Resilience
by Christa Hillstrom
10 ways that one rural ecovillage is building strong foundations for coming times.
A Big Surprise for Chevron
Hours before the oil giant released its new ad campaign, the Yes Men released their own version.