"We realize that in this country we don’t have political power. So we have always looked at building alliances, coalitions, or being part of coalitions."
Studies show that collective intelligence rises with the number of women in a group—but women are often underrepresented at talks like the ones going on in Paris this week. Meet 15 leaders worth listening to.
From New York to California, prison gardening programs serve as cost-effective food sources and provide inmates with better nutrition.
Activists, researchers, and an artist. For them, climate change is personal.
FDA approves genetically engineered salmon, gun control debates overlook the biggest group of gun violence victims—black men—and apps that might help you put old stuff to new use.
Almost half of America's food is thrown out every year. Despite the popularity of things like local markets and farm-to-fork initiatives, the U.S. food system remains a heavily industrialized, wasteful business.
In Washington state, eight kids took the government to court to safeguard their future through stronger regulations on carbon emissions. Here's what they gained.
Portland's vote to stop new fossil fuel infrastructure, new legislation to protect butterflies, and why what we call ISIS matters.
Those in the food justice movement question whether the agency’s recent efforts are a superficial attempt to appear supportive of local food and minority farmers.
Large utility companies control about 75 percent of the electricity market in California. A hybrid between a public agency and private utility, the new Community Choice program is a model for communities that want greener, cheaper energy.
The next big trade deal is poised for a congressional vote in 2016. Here's what that means for the planet.
No global agreement is coming to save the day. Our powers lie elsewhere, in our communities especially, and this is where we must take the battle.