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America's transformation to a clean-energy economy could merge the aims of environmental protection and social justice.

Whether the price of oil is high or low, someone's going to pay--and sooner or later all of us will--because our civilization is based on the stuff.

Obama's environmental agenda can empower working people to take control of their energy use.

They respect science. But will Obama's team show the necessary spine to cut greenhouse gases and resist "clean coal" and nuclear power propaganda?

Celebrated actor, director and environmentalist Robert Redford criticizes recent Bush efforts to open up protected wilderness for drilling.

Now that they've shown their power at the polls, young voters are channeling their energy into a green economy.

Of all the challenges Barack Obama faces, none is more daunting, or more important to our collective future, as energy.

This video gives voice to the thousands of people who make up a grass roots movement to create green jobs in the US.

The United States and the world need to launch a climate rescue plan that's at least as ambitious as the Wall Street bailout.

Wise, compassionate forces from civil society must join green business to change our politics.

Blogs

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

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

February 9, 2015

Hypocrisy at Harvard reigns supreme as students demand divestment. 

February 3, 2015

When all else fails: deny, deny, deny.

February 3, 2015

One week after the president stated that “no challenge poses a greater threat to future generations than climate change,” his administration proposes to open up vast stretches of ocean in the Atlantic and Arctic to oil and gas drilling.

January 28, 2015

Debunking climate change and other myths of liberal “science.”

January 27, 2015

Killing the pipeline for good would reveal that the incoming GOP majority has little to offer by way of an economic agenda.

January 6, 2015

Advocates for countries most affected by climate change are outraged.

December 12, 2014

Water privatization could soon be the next front in the austerity wars.

December 8, 2014

Walmart claims to be environmentally friendly, but the details tell a different story.

December 3, 2014