Nation Topics - Environmental Activism
News and Features
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.
Memo to Congress: the Arctic is on thin ice--and so are you.
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.
Erasing your "carbon footprint" is tougher than it seems.
In the Bush era, the green movement has become a paper tiger. It must
regroup, reframe and reach out across the lines of race and class that
have kept environmental issues at the political fringe.
In celebration of Earth Day, The Nation salutes those who took part in the top five environmental victories of the year.
Rachel Carson, Betty Friedan and Jane Jacobs opened vast new
possibilities for social transformation by writing about widespread
attacks on nature, women and the poor.