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Solar panels

As the IPCC sounds another alarm about climate change, solar energy supporters believe they have a solution.

Float On, sensory deprivation, floaters, Restricted Environmental Stimulation

Is sensory deprivation an escape from or toward the fatigue and distractions of the digital life?

Rafael Correa

President Rafael Correa tried to save the world’s most biodiverse forest, the Yasuni National Park—but rich nations ignored his offer.

A technician scanning for radiation in Fukushima Prefecture

Don’t expect coverage of Japan's nuclear power disaster on the evening news: unlike other environmental catastrophes, Fukushima’s ongoing crisis offers little to film.

climate change rally

What to make of change on an overheating planet.

Obama

Don’t for a second imagine we’re heading for an era of renewable energy.

Dustbowl

A severe drought in the Southwest is devastating crops and farm communities—and sending a warning about climate change.

Activism image

Ken Ward and Jay O'Hara are reminiscent of the human-centered, Quaker-inspired anti-nuke founders of Greenpeace.

Blogs

The president delivers his "We will fight this spill with everything we've got for as long it takes" speech. Now he must match strong rhetoric with action.

June 15, 2010

Did Bill Clinton's vigorous campaigning for Blanche Lincoln undermine his stance on climate change?

June 14, 2010

How BP’s disarmingly charming ten-year-long ad campaign helped get us into this mess.

June 13, 2010

Starring Tony Hayward in a production from the NRDC.

June 10, 2010

"This is our moment."

June 9, 2010

The Pentagon is the world's largest consumer of oil and gas and BP is its number one provider. Why hasn't the US government applied the ACORN standard to BP and stripped it of its contracts?

June 9, 2010

Obama could don the mantle of two Roosevelts at once.

June 8, 2010

Nation Editor Katrina vanden Heuvel appears on Real Time with Bill Maher warning the president to regulate the oil industry and not vice versa.

June 7, 2010

Obama screwed up by ceding the lead in the oil spill recovery effort to BP—a private corporation that was never going to protect the public interest as its top priority.

June 7, 2010

Meet the world leaders of tomorrow in a video for TckTckTck, a global climate change coalition.

June 4, 2010