What’s at stake in a world where science is marginalized? Programs like AguaClara, which offer sustainable, low-cost solutions to communities in need.
Paris agreements take effect November 4, and the climate change math shows we need a managed decline of fossil fuels in the U.S. That means no Dakota Access pipeline.
The Department of Justice promised to consider nationwide reform in how the U.S. treats tribal land. Legal experts consider what, exactly, that might look like.
Even though Iowa is typically associated with red state politics, everyone there seems to agree that wind power makes economic sense for one of the windiest states in the country.
The defeat of what seemed unstoppable—Arch Coal’s Otter Creek mine—marks an encouraging shift in the fight against Big Coal.
“I quit the mines, not entirely sure what I was going to do. I just knew that I could do something different.”
A successful energy transition to renewables could not only rescue the planet but create a more just economy.
After estimating how his daily actions contributed to global warming, this climate scientist found a better way to live. How does your carbon footprint stack up? Measure your impact with our emissions calculator.
From First Nations activism to innovative city initiatives, the West Coast is leading the fight against global warming even as many countries lag behind.
It will take at least three decades to completely leave behind fossil fuels. But we can do it. And the first step is to start with the easy stuff.
Life depends on it. Bill McKibben on the big changes we’ve already made in remarkably short order.
The political saga of the Keystone XL pipeline is like a real-life version of The Force Awakens. So why are we giving the Dark Side even more power?
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.
"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."
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.
So far, the state isn’t stepping up to build a solar-powered future. That leaves the bulk of the work to residents.
The Clean Power Plan is counting on states to cut carbon emissions. Will they be the new frontiers for change?
Scotland takes a new approach to sex work legislation, the VW bus is coming back greener than ever, and Iceland's citizens urge their government to do more for refugees.
Meet the ranchers, grandmothers, professors, and tribes who are bringing back grizzlies, blocking oil equipment deliveries, getting arrested—and having a great time doing it.
New Orleans sees a wave of grassroots activism after Katrina, D.C. stops a major utility merger, and a food writer lays out the superpowers of breast milk.
The film inspired by Klein's book features the stories of everyday people standing up to climate change.
University of Montana professor George Price on permaculture, race, and how he’s standing up to tar sands extraction.
The new French law, which requires renewable energy or plants on all new commercial buildings, is the first of its kind at the national level.