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Environmental Activism news and analysis from The Nation

  • March 4, 2009

    Live from Powershift 2009

    It's the first full day of Powershift 2009, and over 11,000 have descended on downtown DC’s largest venue for a weekend of training, rallying, and climate action lobbying.

    The Nation

  • February 16, 2009

    Power Shift 09

    In two weeks students will lead the largest day of lobbying on climate change in US history.

    The Nation

  • November 25, 2008

    Power Shift 2009

    Ten thousand young activists are planning to underscore the urgency of dramatic action on climate change.

    The Nation

  • October 29, 2008

    Working Together for a Green New Deal

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

    Van Jones

  • March 27, 2008

    Water Warriors

    Not everyone considers access to water to be a human right. A global water justice movement is changing that notion.

    Maude Barlow

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  • March 24, 2008

    Passover as If Earth Really Matters

    Passover and Earth Day fall in the same week in April this year. Here's how environmental activists and people of faith can respond to this holy season of liberation.

    Arthur Waskow

  • November 15, 2007

    Climate Change Power Shift

    Thousands of students came together to infuse the largest citizen conference ever to address climate change with energy, enthusiasm and a new vision for the future.

    Anya Kamenetz

  • November 9, 2007

    No-Nukers Sing a New Green Tune

    As the nuclear power plant industry tries to leverage the energy crisis, foes of nuclear power are putting a serious crimp in their plans.

    Harvey Wasserman

  • October 25, 2007

    Beyond the Age of Petroleum

    Welcome to the Age of Insuffiency: As oil prices hit new highs and supplies sink, our way of life will drastically change.

    Michael T. Klare

  • October 18, 2007

    Inconvenient Truth-Tellers

    This year's Nobel Peace Prize should spur governments and people everywhere to urgent action on climate change.

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