Wen Stephenson is a frequent contributor to The Nation and the author of What We’re Fighting for Now Is Each Other: Dispatches From the Front Lines of Climate Justice (Beacon Press, 2015). A former editor at The Atlantic and The Boston Globe, he has written about politics and culture for many publications, including Slate, The New York Times, Grist, The Boston Phoenix, The Baffler, and The Los Angeles Review of Books.
A response to Harvard President Drew Faust by climate activist Tim DeChristopher, now studying at Harvard Divinity School, on fossil-fuel divestment.
Harvard tells students and alumni that it will only consider divestment in "extraordinarily rare circumstances." Well, let's see...
What does a concept like “climate justice” mean in communities already suffering the toxic impact of fossil fuels? An interview with Houston native and environmental-justice activist Bryan Parras of TEJAS.
In a lobster boat, two climate activists put themselves in the path of a Massachusetts coal tanker, demanding the immediate closure of the largest coal plant in the Northeast.
What would it mean if we were to walk in his footsteps?