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Calving of an ice shelf in West Antarctica

How the rhetoric of ecoetiquette muddies writing about global warming.

May Boeve

The environmental movement needs to be nimble, not centralized.

The Obama administration’s new targets to reduce carbon emissions are a step in the right direction, but we need to demand much more.

West Port Arthur

If you live in a toxic environment like this, surrounded by refineries, you’re probably not thinking about some future apocalypse. You’re living in one.

Averting planetary disaster will mean forcing fossil fuel companies to give up at least $10 trillion in wealth.

The climate crisis has such bad timing, confronting it not only requires a new economy but a new way of thinking.

Los Angeles

As residents complain of nosebleeds and headaches, the country’s biggest oil-producing city moves to ban hydraulic fracturing.

Natural Gas

It’s just as important to stop Cove Point.

Smokestack

The climate of change and the dangers of stasis.

XL Dissent

The student-led protest was a dramatic demonstration of the youth climate movement’s growing resolve—and its sense of solidarity.

Blogs

An edgy ad could have broken through right-wing psychological barriers on climate change and alternative energy. Fox turned it down.

May 11, 2010

The current senator from Wisconsin renews his predecessor's environmental message.

April 21, 2010

Forty years after the first Earth Day, Mark Hertsgaard talks about the environmental movement, the EPA and cap and trade legislation.

April 21, 2010

The Alliance of Small Island Nations roils summit with call for huge emissions reductions as activists prepare for global day of action tomorrow

December 11, 2009

Beginning today, protests in the streets of Copenhagen will add another dynamic to the COP15 drama.

December 11, 2009

In eleven summits scattered throughout the country, young people will gather to show their support for a "clean, bold, and just energy bill."

October 6, 2009

In eleven summits scattered throughout the country, young people will gather to show their support for a "clean, bold, and just energy bill."

October 6, 2009

It's the first full day of Powershift 2009, and over 11,000 have descended on downtown DC’s largest venue for a weekend of training, rallying, and climate action lobbying.

March 4, 2009

In two weeks students will lead the largest day of lobbying on climate change in US history.

February 16, 2009

Ten thousand young activists are planning to underscore the urgency of dramatic action on climate change.

November 25, 2008