If we value the planet, we are going to have to get cruel and blunt about defending its beautiful geography from the fossil fuel industry.
Will direct action against big polluters prove more successful than Capitol Hill–based attempts to fight climate change?
Obama has asked for an end to massive tax subsidies to oil and gas companies, and even Republican House Speaker John Boehner thought it was a good idea—for a second, that is.
Climate scientist Stephen Vavrus says that climate change is behind the increasing number of extreme weather events.
To mark the 25th anniversary of Chernobyl's disaster and the lessons it still holds for us today, The Nation has assembled a collection of articles from our archives.
In honor of Earth Day 2011, The Nation has collected some of our strongest reporting from the past year on the environment, climate change and what can be done to protect our planet.
The world’s second-largest economy is emerging as a pacesetter in solar and wind technology.
Now that climate change is an undeniable reality around the world, the only option left requires not only reducing carbon emissions, but also adapting to the effects of man-made global warming already underway.
On April 26, 1986, a reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Ukraine exploded, precipitating the worst nuclear disaster in history. Now, on the twenty fifth anniversary of the explosion, it is worth revisiting this horrific episode and to reflect on the lessons we still have not learned.
Is the nation's best public park system poised to become an enormous gas field?