Environment | The Nation


The Oil Price Collapse Is Not Just Another Bust Cycle

This time, it could be long-lasting—with dramatic consequences for the climate, the economy and the global balance of power.  

Michael T. Klare

Four decades after the passage of the Clean Water Act, regulators haven’t kept up with the pollution pressure that growing populations put on America’s shorelines.
Posted Feb 4 2015 - 2:36pm
We can no longer hope to address the climate crisis, or our deep social ills, by working strictly within the system. We must change the system itself.
Posted Jan 27 2015 - 2:44pm
The scientists at the Doomsday Clock say that failed political leadership on climate change and nuclear weapons endangers “every person on earth.”
Posted Jan 23 2015 - 4:19pm


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Tambor mining project eviction

As nonviolent protests have spread throughout the country, the right-wing government and the mines’ security operations have responded with force.

What would governments do if black and brown lives counted as much as white lives?

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