A Global Push for Renewable Energy
by Alice SlaterJan 21, 2010
- With 142 member nations already signed on, the new International Renewable Energy Agency is promoting a fast, global transition to clean, safe, and renewable energy.
Turning Back the Doomsday Clock
by Joe CopelandJan 19, 2010
- The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists says the world is at a turning point when it comes to tackling nuclear war and climate change, "the two gravest threats to civilization."
The Power of Nonviolent Movements
by Bryan FarrellJan 14, 2010
- Anti-nuclear activist Jonathan Schell offers motivation and tactical advice to the new generation of climate activists.
Reaping the Dividends of Reduced Emissions
by Mike SandlerJan 13, 2010
- California residents stand to gain a lot from the state's efforts to cap greenhouse gases: less pollution, greener infrastructure, and a yearly check in the mailbox.
Smarter School Lunches
by Ellen MahoneyJan 12, 2010
- Healthy, local food for all kids? "Renegade Lunch Lady" Ann Cooper is starting a revolution in school cafeterias.
School Lunch is a Social Justice Issue
Jan 12, 2010
- Video: "Renegade lunch lady" Ann Cooper on what we're teaching kids about food and nutrition—and how to change it.
"Regulators Should No Longer Ignore Rigorous Science"
by Sandra DiazJan 11, 2010
- In a broad new study, scientists conclude that the impacts of mountaintop removal are "pervasive and irreversible."
John Francis Walks the Earth
Jan 08, 2010
- For over two decades, John Francis has been traveling the planet by foot and sail learning about environmental respect. For 17 of those years, he did so without speaking. Luckily for us, he's taken to spreading his message—here in a speech for TED.
Big News for Small Forests
by Ian HannaJan 07, 2010
- Sustainable, small-scale working forests are feeling the economic pinch. But nonprofit groups are helping family- and community-owned woodlands thrive by connecting them with carbon markets.
Transition Albany: A Local Response to Climate Change
by Pamela O'Malley ChangJan 06, 2010
- Meet Catherine Sutton, the initiator of Transition Albany—the effort of a 1.7-square-mile California town (population 16,500+) to transform itself into a self-reliant and resilient community.
EPA Implements Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule
by Rik LangendoenJan 06, 2010
- An EPA rule requiring large polluters to report greenhouse gases went into effect December 29, 2009.
12 Innovations From the '00s That Could Save Us
by Sarah van GelderJan 01, 2010
- With climate disruption, war, and a faltering economy, the '00s were tough. Still, seeds were sewn for a more green and egalitarian 2010s. And peoples movements offer the power to make real change happen.
Words That Inspire: The Once-ler, from The Lorax with photos by Chris Jordan
by Jing FongJan 01, 2010
- Quote from The Lorax by Dr. Seuss and images from Chris Jordan's stunning series on America's obsession with consumption, Intolerable Beauty, with a note to educators.
It's Time For Direct Action and Compassion on Climate
by Michael NaglerDec 30, 2009
- After Copenhagen, now it's up to us. We need to pluck up courage, drop our usual routines, go beyond our comfort zones, and take some risks.
Seed Savers Exchange
Dec 29, 2009
- Seed Savers is the largest non-governmental seed bank in the U.S., housing a collection of 25,000 heirloom seeds for future generations.