Mark Hertsgaard, The Nation’s investigative editor at large, is the author of seven books that have been translated into sixteen languages, including On Bended Knee: The Press and the Reagan Presidency. His most recent books are Bravehearts: Whistle Blowing in the Age of Snowden and Hot: Living Through the Next Fifty Years on Earth.
Bucking its reputation as a city addicted to the automobile, Long Beach, California, establishes the nation’s first officially “bike-friendly” business districts.
Thanks to a new and frightening breed of climate denier, our chances of avoiding catastrophe just got worse.
Mayor Mike makes a $50 million donation to help the Sierra Club's “Beyond Coal” campaign. Meanwhile, Bill McKibben and Naomi Klein rally over a thousand demonstrators for civil disobedience against tar sands.
PowerShift's green organizers descended on Washington this weekend and gave Obama some tough love.