From crippling droughts in the Ukraine and Russia to region-shaking unrest in Tunisia, rising commodity prices and extreme weather events are already threatening global stability.
It's time to take on those who are sabotaging our response to the climate crisis—face to face.
James Howard Kunstler discusses how finance and energy are running neck and neck to fuel the end of advanced industrial civilization.
Choosing to ignore climate change is the highest-stake gamble we are currently in.
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.
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 the Cancún climate summit oblige all nations to reduce future emissions. The challenge now is to generate the political pressure on national leaders to accept realistic targets.
China is warming up to the fight against climate change, but it's still cooling to US demands.
You can't bargain about global warming with chemistry and physics.