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XL Dissent

The student-led protest was a dramatic demonstration of the youth climate movement’s growing resolve—and its sense of solidarity.

Petromachismo

Rising oil and gas production close to home is enabling a more aggressive stance toward rivals abroad.

There’s a growing effort to merge economic-justice and climate activism. Call it climate democracy.

Smog

What happens in our wars, politics and culture, who is celebrated and who ignored—none of it will matter if climate change devastates the planet.

Fracking

The millions of miles of distribution and service pipelines crisscrossing the nation mean that countless Americans—even those living far from gas fields—find themselves on the frontlines of fracking. 

Drought

Why university presidents Drew Gilpin Faust and Christina Paxson were wrong to reject calls to divest from fossil fuel companies.

Coal plant

The recent chemical spill is the latest chapter in a very old story: total capitulation to industry by state officials. 

Sochi rubble

Illegal waste dumps, displacement of residents, harsh retribution against local activists: Sochi has it all.

Blogs

Is Earth becoming Easter Island?

March 15, 2011

If the GOP succeeds in cutting back funding for agencies that regulate building standards and facilitate emergency evacuation, how will the US fare in the next unanticipated disaster?

March 15, 2011

To confront climate change we need to completely restructure our economic system.

March 9, 2011

Climate change is happening and it's dangerous, so at this point, science deniers should have no say in the discussion.

February 28, 2011

 It’s time to unmask those who are holding our nation's climate policy hostage.

February 11, 2011

Eric reflects on Martin Scorsese and Reed dissects the Groundhog Day mentality of Fox News's climate change "science," plus reader mail.

February 3, 2011

Choosing to ignore climate change is the highest-stake gamble we are currently in.

January 18, 2011

 Hope in 2011. Plus: The Nation Institute welcomes a new fellow.

January 7, 2011

Reed on Republican climate scientists, and readers respond to Bush v. Gore and Obama's tax compromise.

December 16, 2010

Many young people are confronting climate change with a seriousness of purpose that can help restore faith in the ability of humans to think beyond our own, short-term, self-interest.

December 8, 2010