Madeline Ostrander is a freelance journalist based in Seattle and the former senior editor of Yes! Magazine. She recently traveled to Australia for three months as a journalist-in-residence at two Perth universities, where she lectured on environmental journalism and researched the impacts of climate change on Australian communities.
Allowing polluters to trade carbon could keep poor Californians breathing unhealthy air.
The Keystone fight showed ordinary Nebraskans their power. Will their unlikely alliance stick?
In Nebraska, the Keystone XL fight opened up the sense that ordinary citizens with little money could wield political influence. Can the improbable alliance stick together?