The fight against climate change has begun to reflect the colonial, top-down worldview that contributed to the problem in the first place. Mexican activist and storyteller Gustavo Esteva on a new vision—one that is radically bottom-up.
Chris Jordan's powerful photographs show the impact of disposable plastics on the albatross of Midway Atoll.
Photographer Chris Jordan’s latest project left him feeling grief and hopelessness. Now he wants more people to discover how productive those emotions can be.
When the web connects gardeners with available land, surprising things can happen. Pamela Chang on the fresh food, new skills, and friendships she gained when she offered to share her land with a neighbor.
10 years ago, YES! Magazine covered the story of the Living Water Garden, part of a citywide revitalization program in Chengdu, China. Has the promise of that story turned into reality?
Cleaning up New Orleans
Revamping the Cafeteria Menu
Choosing a Sustainable Path
The West Virginia mine explosion is, unfortunately, only the most recent reminder of the true price of so-called cheap coal.
How one man's choice to live car-free brought him more in touch with his neighbors, his community, and himself.
Can Cochabamba pick up where Copenhagen failed?
A search for answers in Colombia leads two activists into the unpredictable world of Gaviotas.
With a weak climate "agreement" coming out of Copenhagen, the 350.org campaign urges citizens to get to work in 2010—whether politicians are on board or not. Here's the latest message from the campaign.