When extreme weather hits amid extreme poverty, escape becomes nearly impossible.
Dense cities are a lot more energy efficient than decentralized sprawl, argues Harvard professor and urban advocate Edward Glaeser.
These past few years, mega-fires in the West have become ever more routine.
If we value the planet, we are going to have to get cruel and blunt about defending its beautiful geography from the fossil fuel industry.
Will direct action against big polluters prove more successful than Capitol Hill–based attempts to fight climate change?
Climate scientist Stephen Vavrus says that climate change is behind the increasing number of extreme weather events.
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.
As the US government continues to ignore the science on climate change, we are heading down the path towards an uninhabitable world.
PowerShift's green organizers descended on Washington this weekend and gave Obama some tough love.