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Some 200 activists, including Rep. Donna Edwards, jumped into the icy Potomac River to urge government action on global warming.
In the third video in the series “Peak Oil and a Changing Climate,” Nicole Foss explains how energy relates to the economy and what our impending energy crisis will look like.
Klein reports from the Gulf of Mexico on how the very real effects of BP's Deepwater Horizon oilspill are still being felt.
How does the depletion of oil supplies threaten both our economy and our political system? Part two in a video series from The Nation and On the Earth productions.
She has been to the mountaintop—and we must fight harder to save it.
Dependence on fossil fuels inflicts massive damage on the environment and our health. But we'll be in even deeper trouble when the world's supply of oil begins to run out.
In a new video series from The Nation and On The Earth Productions, leading environmental thinkers Bill McKibben, Noam Chomsky, Nicole Foss, Richard Heinberg and more weigh in on the earth's quickly-depleting oil supply.
The agreements reached at last week's climate summit oblige all nations to reduce future emissions. The challenge now is to generate the political pressure to compel national leaders to accept realistic targets.
According to 350.org founder Bill McKibben, the biggest stumbling block in the path of the climate justice movement lies right under our noses: our own Congress.
The countries in attendance at the climate summit held by the United Nations in Cancun this week aren't talking about future consequences of global climate change; they're discussing the crises they're suffering right now.
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