Ongoing nonviolent protests in front of the White House are urging President Obama to stop a prospective 1,700-mile-long tar-sands pipeline from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico.
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.
The hotly contested pipeline would be disastrous for ecosystems from Canada all the way through America's heartland to the waters of the Gulf.
The response by the Japanese people to the quake fills the author with pride—and great concern.
For those who grew up in Fukushima, the disaster didn't just destroy their home town, it stole their childhood memories.
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.
Activists are risking their lives in the fight against US and Canadian mining companies.