Earth Under Fire Photo Essay
by Gary BraaschFeb 06, 2008
- This photo-essay offers a sample of Gary Braasch's extraordinary achievements in highlighting the effects of climate change. His latest book Earth Under Fire: How Global Warming is Changing the World, presents dramatic photographs, maps, and quotes from world climate science leaders.
Sustainable Appalachia: The Healing Harvest Forest Foundation
by Jason RutledgeFeb 06, 2008
- Over the past decade, a growing network of practitioners across Appalachia have chosen to live with horses in a utilitarian way. They are using horse power to practice “restorative forestry.”
Christopher Herwig Photo Essay
Feb 06, 2008
- A photo essay of the Aral Sea. Straddling the border between Kazakhstan in the north and Uzbekistan in the south, the Aral Sea was the fourth-largest lake in the world until Soviet-era irrigation diverted water, destroying it.
The Story of Stuff by Annie Leonard
by Annie LeonardFeb 04, 2008
- The Story of Stuff will take you on a provocative tour of our consumer-driven culture—from resourc extraction to iPod incineration—exposing the real costs of our use-it and lose-it approach to stuff.
Who Killed the Electric Car?
by Chris PaineFeb 04, 2008
- Find out why do the only kind of cars that we can drive run on oil. And discover a terrific alternative, a pure electric car.
People We Love :: Erica Fernandez
Feb 03, 2008
- 16 year-old Erica Fernandez received a 2007 Brower Youth award for her campaign to stop the building of a liquefied natural gas plant.
YES! But How? :: Green Burials, Plastic Bags, and Rain Barrels
by Brooke Jarvis, Margit ChristensonFeb 03, 2008
- Practical tips on green burials, rain water collection, and vegetable storage without plastic.
Climate Solutions Resource Guide
Feb 01, 2008
- How To Save the Climate: Organizations, Grassroots Action, Climate Crisis Library, and more ...
Welcome to a Different Planet
by Sarah van GelderFeb 01, 2008
- Sarah van Gelder introduces the "Stop Global Warming Cold" Issue. Our Climate Solutions Special Issue lays out what it takes and where to find the technologies and policies that can get us there. And we look at the movement that is building around the climate crisis.
The Greatest Danger
by Joanna MacyFeb 01, 2008
- In the face of global warming it is hard to escape a sense of outrage, fear, despair. Author, deep-ecologist, and Buddhist scholar Joanna Macy says that speaking the truth of our anguish for the world brings down the walls between us, drawing us into deep solidarity.
Unions, Churches, & Schools
by Doug PibelFeb 01, 2008
- Two new groups in the state of Washington are melding an awareness of the urgency of climate change with the organizing tools of the Industrial Areas Foundation to produce jobs that employ young people and can’t be moved overseas.
Communities in Transition
by Doug PibelFeb 01, 2008
- The Transition Town movement brings neighbors together to prepare their communities for a post-carbon world. And finds that "the future with less oil could be preferable."
Mayors Stand Up
by Madeline OstranderFeb 01, 2008
- 800 mayors sign the Mayors Climate Protection Agreement, and followup with citywide programs to reduce carbon emissions.
Youth Feel the Power
by Shadia Fayne WoodFeb 01, 2008
- Young people are creating the Youth Climate Movement, the Campus Climate Challenge, PowerShift 2007 and more, organizing to create a future that they will be living in.
Climate First Responders :: Leading the Way
Feb 01, 2008
- Grassroots Climate Solutions: Youth organize and get ready to vote :: The Evangelical Climate Initiative merges faith and climate science :: Cities lead with climate-friendly legislation :: The Green Collar Revolution brings social justice into the picture :: Transition Towns build resilience :: Unions push for green buildings