It’s not hard to understand how environmental quality and economic inequality came to be joined at the hip.
Civil disobedience is a transformation of consciousness, a sudden revelation that something new must be done.It is the knowledge that there are two options: disrupt and change the system or lose by remaining silent.
Bill McKibben and Chris Hayes discuss why it's essential for President Obama to block the construction of the Keystone pipeline.
The largest act of civil disobedience by environmentalists in decades began outside the White House on August 20, as more than seventy people were arrested during a protest against the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Christian Parenti joins BBC to explain the debate at the UN over the relationship between political violence and global climate change.
From Kyrgyzstan to Kenya, from Libya to Yemen, Syria and even Egypt, violence and upheaval can be traced back to the price of a loaf of bread.
It's yes or no for a climate-killing oil pipeline slated to run from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico—and Obama gets to make the call.
In countries like Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan and Somalia, droughts and floods linked to climate change have already exacerbated existing civil conflicts and provoked ethnic rioting.
The effects of climate change go beyond the environment, and are even exacerbating violent political conflicts.
Climate change is not just "bad weather." In fact, it fuels ethnic strife, religious violence and resource wars.