Catholic environmentalists are channeling the power of the Pope’s words into action.
The Pope is talking about a revolution that goes way beyond simply adding renewable energy to our current extractive economy.
In the new documentary "Just Eat It," filmmakers Grant Baldwin and Jenny Rustemeyer swear off grocery shopping for six months and eat only food that would otherwise be thrown out.
Call it populism versus corporatism or democracy versus corporate rule. Either way, it is a far more meaningful political division than two political parties debating big government versus small.
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With honeybee populations on the decline, scientists, lawyers, and even artists have set out to save humanity's most important pollinators.
They couldn’t stop the massive rig from heading to Alaska’s Chukchi Sea. But they seem to have invented a new, waterborne form of activism along the way.
The simple and easy way to pickle your beets at home.
The Nuclear Freeze Campaign of the 1980s saved the world from nuclear war. Here's what today's climate activists can learn from its success.
“Low-income disadvantaged communities are the best water conservationists: At the end of the day, we’re not going to waste water because it costs money.”
The same forces that have driven many onto the migrant trail have led to the emergence of a movement of young campesinos organizing to stay on their land.
Author and activist Gar Alperovitz calls it a “checkerboard strategy.” In the first piece in a series, we look at the organizations working to transform our economy, and how they can benefit from working together.