Brooke Jarvis is a contributing writer to The New York Times Magazine and The California Sunday Magazine.

How to Get Carbon-Free in 10 Years

Meet the Joneses. They are your average U.S. energy consumers, and they decided to do their part. Watch how they go carbon-neutral in a decade, and then try it yourself.

Brooke Jarvis & Doug Pibel | Oct 09, 2018
Red State Co-ops
Renewable energy

Empowered by the Past: Red State Co-ops Go Green

A century ago, cooperatives electrified the poorest counties in the nation. Today, can they lead the way to a smarter, cleaner grid?

Brooke Jarvis | Apr 04, 2013
Crowd with American Flag photo by Ted Fu

4 Ways to Flex Our Electoral Muscles

What we can do right now to strengthen our democracy.

Brooke Jarvis | Apr 03, 2012
Tim DeChristopher

Tim DeChristopher: Sacrifice for the Climate

It’s a blessing to risk it all to stop climate change—even if it means jail time.

Brooke Jarvis | Jan 11, 2012

Terra Preta, a Solution Buried in the Dirt

Agrichar is another solution to reducing the amount of carbon in the atmosphere.

Brooke Jarvis | Feb 23, 2008

YES! But How? Green Burials, Plastic Bags, and Rain Barrels

If you're looking for practical ways to live sustainably, just ask us.

Brooke Jarvis & Margit Christenson | Feb 03, 2008
Social Justice

Ecuador Offers a Half-Off Climate Swap

The ITT oil fields, located within Ecuador's Yasuní National Park, have become the center of an experiment that could bring equity and human rights into the climate equation.

Brooke Jarvis | Jan 30, 2008
Social Justice

Pirates on the Open Airwaves

Low-power transmitters are making local radio accessible to many. Is this pirate radio or is it serving the public interest?

Brooke Jarvis | Nov 08, 2007
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