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Carl Pope and Van Jones discuss the issues and movements that have informed and inspired their lives and work.

How have the Saudis thanked George W. Bush for protecting their sorry oil well of a country? Just check the price of gas.

Atmospheric CO2 has spiked to 385 parts per million. Roll that back to 350 and we may still live and thrive.

As far as Hillary Clinton is concerned, if you disagree with her gas tax plan, you're an elitist.

The Pentagon has now placed resource competition at the center of its strategic planning.

As Clinton and McCain pander to frustrated voters with tax cuts, the real remedies to rising gas prices go unexplored.

Riding with a caravan that descended on Washington Monday, to call for immediate government action to push down fuel prices.

Despite a slick PR campaign hyping its promise, the nuclear industry isn't going anywhere. It's too costly and won't save us from global warming.

The era of cheap, plentiful oil is just about over. Now what?

Hard hit by rising costs and the threat of losing their rigs, truckers are staging protests, calling for a bailout and lower fuel prices. What if the rest of us joined them?

Blogs

A Republican Senate could threaten the EPA and reverse some environmental policy gains.

October 27, 2014

For protesting Harvard’s refusal to divest from fossil fuels, campus police have told me I will be arrested if I return to the university—which is exactly what I plan to do on Sunday.

October 24, 2014

The bright spot for environmentalists in the midterms is, improbably, in deep-red South Dakota.

October 23, 2014

Mitch McConnell isn’t a stranger to doubting science—he also pushed back on medical anti-smoking claims while accepting lavish industry gifts.

October 21, 2014

CNN’s climate change coverage almost disappeared like Malaysian Flight 370.

October 2, 2014

A Q&A with the co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus.

September 24, 2014

The de Blasio administration unveils an ambitious plan: reduce emissions and inequality at the same time.

September 24, 2014

Every good movement needs its music.

September 19, 2014

A roster of events and happenings leading up to the People’s Climate March mobilization in New York City.

September 19, 2014

As climate activists converge on New York, world leaders will meet behind closed doors with corporate honchos who bank on fossil fuels.

September 18, 2014