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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.
After the demise of climate legislation, environment groups are going local—and confrontational.
One of the few progressive victories to emerge from this year's elections was the defeat of corporate-supported Proposition 23 in California, which would have rolled back California's first-in-the-nation climate and environmental regulations, claiming that they were hurting the economy.
This Sunday, thousands of concerned citizens from around the world will be celebrating climate solutions and pressing governments for change. The Nation wants your images of events on this day of global climate action.