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Passover and Earth Day fall in the same week in April this year. Here's how environmental activists and people of faith can respond to this holy season of liberation.

Thousands of students came together to infuse the largest citizen conference ever to address climate change with energy, enthusiasm and a new vision for the future.

As the nuclear power plant industry tries to leverage the energy crisis, foes of nuclear power are putting a serious crimp in their plans.

Welcome to the Age of Insuffiency: As oil prices hit new highs and supplies sink, our way of life will drastically change.

This year's Nobel Peace Prize should spur governments and people everywhere to urgent action on climate change.

A history of colonial neglect and endemic corruption has unleashed a lawless logging binge in the heart of Congo's massive woodlands.

From Providence to Los Angeles and even the Bronx, urban rivers that were polluted and even paved over are being restored.

Artists try to wake up a sleepwalking public to the dangers of climate change.

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A roster of events and happenings leading up to the People’s Climate March mobilization in New York City.

September 19, 2014

As climate activists converge on New York, world leaders will meet behind closed doors with corporate honchos who bank on fossil fuels.

September 18, 2014

In a remarkable turn of events, a Massachusetts DA drops charges against climate activists—and then defends them.

September 8, 2014

Every day that the Washington University chancellor fails to answer questions and demands for the university to cut ties with the energy giant, he and his university remain on the wrong side of history.

April 28, 2014

President Faust’s statement only amplifies the moral inconsistency of Harvard’s continued investment in the fossil fuel companies that are devastating the planet and blocking climate solutions.

April 24, 2014

Students put the pressure on Governor Jerry Brown to ban fracking in California.

April 23, 2014

The most important day to advocate for the Earth is not April 22nd, but April 23rd.

April 23, 2014

As a student and politician and activist, Gaylord Nelson kept his eyes open. 

April 22, 2014

“Environmentalism” has failed. The planet now needs a movement far more radical.

April 22, 2014

A large group of Harvard faculty release an open letter to President Drew Gilpin Faust calling forcefully for fossil-fuel divestment.

April 10, 2014