From the campaign to conserve hunting lands in the 19th century to the movement for climate justice in the 21st, The Nation has been a leading proponent of the idea that our success as a society can be judged in part by how we relate to the Earth we’ve inherited.
There are four big reasons fossil fuel could go the way of the dinosaur sooner than we think.
BP agreed to a $7.8 billion settlement, but still hasn’t paid out most Gulf Coast businesses.
Leaders are framing the climate crisis in moral language, renewable energy is soaring—and the coal industry is collapsing.
In some of California’s most heavily Latino communities, going to school can be a health hazard.
The future will follow an unpredictable route, but we must still follow a compass called hope.
The “logic” of capitalist development has left a nightmare of environmental destruction in its wake.
Why was former president and climate-justice hero Mohamed Nasheed sentenced to prison on terrorism charges?
It’s not overproduction in shale fields, and it’s not global economic stagnation. It’s something far more threatening to Big Oil’s business model.
An ice-choked ocean, tens of thousands of whales, no proven technology in case of emergency and a mission for oil: what could possibly go wrong?