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Writer and activist Raj Patel explains why shopping better won't solve the food crisis.

It takes a lot of work, but it's possible to go green. Start with stopping your junk mail.

Mainstream media should consider these leads
as they change gears from no-comment to hot-pursuit when it comes to the story
of Iraq's most sought after commodity.

At the G-8 Summit, he can help bear the brunt of climate damage caused by the developing world. But don't hold your breath.

Now that rising gas prices and plummeting sales of gas hog vehicles has gotten everyone's attention, let's talk about a long-term plan.

The Nation's Christopher Hayes discusses the Right's woeful misunderstanding of the country's gas prices crisis.

We're drowning in pretended patriotism used to cover the lies that got us into Iraq, the defense of torture and violation of our basic liberties.

Two new anthologies explore the virtues and occasional shortcomings of Bill McKibben's quest for environmental salvation.

As human actions change the planet in irreversable ways, will human bonds suffer irreversable damage, too?

More than five years after the invasion of Iraq--just in case you were still waiting--the oil giants finally hit the front page.

Blogs

You can’t squeeze clean water out of dirty business.

April 27, 2015

We look back to the time when a science columnist wrote up one possible replacement for "the fossil fuel which is now so important an element in the existing order of human society."

April 22, 2015

Today, the environment is a controversial issue divided along partisan lines—but it wasn't always that way.

April 20, 2015

As its battle against the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan intensifies, Big Coal is getting a lot of help from friends in high places.

March 25, 2015

Some Democrats and health groups say this Senate bill is even worse than the outdated Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976.

March 19, 2015

Florida officials have reportedly been banned from using the terms "climate change" and "global warming."

March 9, 2015

Refusing to divest now is an irresponsible and unsustainable abrogation of Harvard’s power.

February 12, 2015

The scariest conclusion of a new comprehensive study is that scientists have no clue what geoengineering would really do to the planet.

February 10, 2015

Tell your election officials to support a new rule that would help protect the drinking water of more than 117 million Americans.

February 10, 2015

Because nothing says "I love you" like refusing to get vaccinated.

February 9, 2015