Quantcast

Nation Topics - Sustainable Development | The Nation

Topic Page

Nation Topics - Sustainable Development

Articles

News and Features

Bill Gates

Its vast holdings in the fossil fuel and arms industries subvert the foundation’s battle against disease and poverty.

Construction

We can, and must, create common ground between the labor and climate movements.

Obama

Don’t for a second imagine we’re heading for an era of renewable energy.

Climate justice activist

Colleges, pension funds and foundations together have trillions of dollars that could be invested in solutions to climate change.

Oil spill

Shell is getting ready to drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean, and while it’s not yet quite a done deal, the prospect should certainly focus our minds.

Why are the Koch Brothers so reluctant to testify before Congress?

Christian Parenti and MSNBC's Martin Bashir discuss whether or not the US is prepared for future earthquakes.

With limited supply, a growing population, increased personal use and climate change, "we're on a collision course with our finite supply of water."

The Obama administration wants to push holistic solutions to national problems--and retooling manufacturers of military hardware into purveyors of solar technology is one.

Blogs

Environmentalism could be a populist movement—if its focus shifts from just cutting carbon to cultivating justice on a larger scale.

April 22, 2014

In the face of a changing climate and a constrained domestic budget, the lunacy of fossil fuel subsidies is hard to overstate.

April 15, 2014

South Korea may be better known for its high-tech exports, but its small farmers are leading the way when it comes to food sovereignty and community agriculture.

November 14, 2013

The case against GMOs has strengthened steadily over the last few years, even as the industry has expanded all over the world.

October 29, 2013

Mountain top removal is wreaking havoc on Appalachia. There's a bill on the Hill to stop it.

April 22, 2013

An Ohio produce farmer's fields of failed crop point to a problem that goes far beyond her family's losses.

July 30, 2012

Twenty-six years after the Chernobyl disaster, the US media have yet to print the pictures of Chernobyl now.

April 26, 2012