Nation Topics - Environmental Activism
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Tim DeChristopher explains how environmental activists are using civil disobedience techniques to take bold action to change the status quo.
Will direct action against big polluters prove more successful than Capitol Hill–based attempts to fight climate change?
Detroit stands as a symbol of the destruction deindustrialization left in its wake, but new initiatives in the Midwestern city have made it a leader in sustainable living, and have laid the foundations for the next great American revolution.
In honor of Earth Day 2011, The Nation has collected some of our strongest reporting from the past year on the environment, climate change and what can be done to protect our planet.
Now that climate change is an undeniable reality around the world, the only option left requires not only reducing carbon emissions, but also adapting to the effects of man-made global warming already underway.
PowerShift's green organizers descended on Washington this weekend and gave Obama some tough love.
A harmful coal extraction technique has sparked a growing movement across the central Appalachian region.
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.