Topic: Environment

  • We'll hold Snyder accountable

    Hundreds turned out to Gov. Rick Snyder's State of the State speech to make sure he doesn't get away with poisoning Flint.

  • They poisoned a city and insulted the victims

    Flint's lead-poisoning crisis is finally getting national attention. But will the austerity fanatics and unaccountable bureaucrats be held responsible?

  • Flint refuses to be poisoned

    Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's order caused Flint's water supply to become contaminated. But residents are rising up to hold him accountable.

  • The unnatural disaster in Porter Ranch

    Since October, a major natural gas leak in Porter Ranch, California, has been spewing out of control, poisoning the community.

  • How labor is working on climate justice

    A U.S. unionist who traveled to Paris for the UN climate summit talks about labor's participation in the protests and what's next.

  • Climate change and the summit smokescreen

    A leading voice of ecosocialism looks at what to expect from the Paris climate summit and where the movement needs to go next.

  • What kind of "just transition"?

    We need a movement strong enough to force big changes in the way humans produce and consume energy. But what kind of changes?

  • Water can't be for sale

    The co-author of a new book talks about the struggle to democratically control water resources--and its impact on class struggle.

  • Our call for climate justice will be heard

    The movement for ecological justice faces another challenge of making our voices heard at the upcoming United Nations climate summit.

  • Can we reach an ecological civilization?

    Pressure is building for dramatic change to preserve our ecosystem, but it will take overturning capitalism's war on nature.

  • Preparing to confront the politicians' hot air

    With another summit on climate change starting next month, climate justice activists say they are ready for protests "on a scale not seen before."

  • Keep the oil trains out

    Washington residents protested plans for two petroleum storage facilities that would bring dangerous oil trains to their area.

  • The cash behind climate denial

    A new report shows that Exxon management was briefed on climate change caused by fossil fuels as early as 1977.

  • The drilling and fracking president

    Obama's Alaska trip was supposed to focus attention on climate change--yet days before, he approved deepwater drilling in the Arctic.

  • Obama's climate plan won't put out the fire

    When some of the loudest applause for Obama's climate change plan is coming from corporate polluters, we should be more than skeptical.

  • Don't let them poison sacred ground

    Members of the Apache Nation are fighting an underhanded attempt by mining companies to gain access to protected land.

  • Saying "Shell no" to Arctic drilling

    Portland environmental activists briefly stopped a Shell oil ship from traveling to the Arctic for oil drilling.

  • Bleeding California dry

    California's drought crisis is only getting worse--but some of the state's residents are being affected far worse than others.

  • The root of climate change

    Political and business leaders won't address global warming because they won't admit that it is driven by the logic of capitalism.

  • The fossil fuel subsidy scam

    The equivalent of 6.5 percent of global GDP is being poured into an industry that is driving the world to catastrophe.

  • Nothing but greed drives them

    A Pennsylvania resident describes his ongoing battle with an energy company over a natural gas well on his property.

  • Hijacking the Anthropocene

    Under the guise of environmentalism, the Breakthrough Institute pushes pro-business non-solutions to climate change.

  • The wrong targets for a climate solution

    It is the capitalist class as a whole, and not the consumption of individual workers, that has caused climate change.

  • Standing for Mauna Kea

    The First Nations-led movement expresses its solidarity with a struggle to defend sacred land on the island of Hawaii.

  • Standing up to an environmental menace

    Campaigners in the Finger Lakes region of New York are celebrating a judge's decision to dismiss charges against them.