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Radical Histories: The Fight for a Sustainable Future

From the campaign to conserve hunting lands in the 19th century to the movement for climate justice in the 21st.

by The Nation

Interviews with Harvard professors Naomi Oreskes and James Anderson about universities’ moral imperative to join the fight against fossil fuel.
Posted Apr 22 2015 - 10:55am
BP agreed to a $7.8 billion settlement, but still hasn’t paid out most Gulf Coast businesses.
Posted Apr 15 2015 - 6:46pm
In some of California’s most heavily Latino communities, going to school can be a health hazard.
Posted Apr 6 2015 - 10:00am


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Leaders are framing the climate crisis in moral language, renewable energy is soaring—and the coal industry is collapsing.

The future will follow an unpredictable route, but we must still follow a compass called hope. 

Why was former president and climate-justice hero Mohamed Nasheed sentenced to prison on terrorism charges?

Fifty years after the first US troops came ashore at Da Nang, the Vietnamese are still coping with unexploded bombs and Agent Orange.

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.