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Biofuels have become the new villain in the climate change and food crisis debate. But America's consumption of meat is a bigger part of the problem than the cars and trucks we drive.

This animated video finally answers the question: 'How did oil get so expensive?'

Floods, drought, pollution, wildfires: summer's extreme water conditions afflicting the United States this summer are a call to action. Why are we helpless?

Don't just bail out Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: require them to start building environmentally responsible homes.

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.

Blogs

Coal baron Don Blankenship spotted at libertarian Freedom Fest.

July 28, 2014

In high school, I learned that one person and one group of passionate committed individuals can build a powerful movement.

July 22, 2014

“We should approach climate change with great skepticism,” says the king of the climate denial media machine.

July 14, 2014

While the Obama administration takes steps to discourage coal consumption at home, it’s tacitly promoting coal exports overseas.

July 7, 2014

Join The Nation and Green America in calling on Congress to pass the Clean Energy Victory Bonds Act of 2014.

July 3, 2014

Not all energy interests are apoplectic about the EPA’s plan to limit carbon emissions from existing power plants. 

June 2, 2014

A bill to block renewable energy standards is the product of an aggressive campaign by conservative groups to undermine laws that encourage the development of clean energy.

May 29, 2014

Eric with the latest reviews and Reed on the media and climate change. 

May 13, 2014

In the late-night host’s debate, the reality of human-made climate change was taken as a given. 

May 12, 2014

It’s a giveaway to the fossil fuel industry. Global climate justice advocates are fighting instead for clean, renewable energy.

May 7, 2014