A group of activists in Oregon wants polluters to pay residents for using their air. I spoke with Camila Thorndike, director of Oregon Climate, about this unusual effort to put a price on carbon.
From the Current Issue
A successful energy transition to renewables could not only rescue the planet but create a more just economy.
The Supreme Court denies a pro-gun appeal, Beijing closes streets due to smog, and Las Vegas curbs police violence with body cams, education, and accountability.
We asked readers to share the moment climate change became urgent for them. Here’s what they said.
In this YES! Short, volunteers discuss what it means to confront the privilege of others—as well as their own.
Cooperation Jackson heads to the Paris climate talks to show what a just transition to a green economy looks like.
How private companies are involved with COP21 talks, what the internet does to your focus, and how artists transformed ads to reveal the way companies pollute the planet.
This winter, bike more comfortably whether in rain, snow, or just frigid temperatures.
"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.
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.