Topic: Environment

  • 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.

  • California is burning

    Scientists are issuing dire warnings about California's drought--but politicians and the media are avoiding the bigger questions about its causes.

  • Climate catastrophe in the South Pacific

    The destruction of Cyclone Pam is the result of a climate crisis made elsewhere, coming on top of the ravages of neo-colonialism.

  • Climate activists have to stand with the strikers

    Striking oil workers are showing how to take on the oil industry--and the climate justice movement needs to stand with them.

  • The looming climate catastrophe

    New reports show that damage to the environment is even worse than we knew. So why won't global leaders take action?

  • Pushing through the pipeline

    The first order of business for the new Republican Congress was ramming through approval of the Keystone XL pipeline.

  • Good riddance to Vermont Yankee

    The struggle to shut down Vermont Yankee may be over, but the possibility of a nuclear disaster is far from gone.

  • How New York won a fracking ban

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo's decision to ban fracking is a victory for all the people who spent years challenging the energy giants.

  • How Denton beat the frackers

    Years of organizing set the stage for Denton, Texas, voters to approve a fracking ban--but the energy industry won't give up.

  • A Keystone test in the Senate

    Obama and the Democrats are on the spot about the Keystone XL pipeline--and it's one of their own who put them there.

  • Their deal to wreck the planet

    The U.S.-China agreement doesn't come close to cutting CO2 emissions on a scale necessary to stop climate change.

  • Protesting a disaster before it happens

    Washington residents are fighting to stop the expansion of dangerous shipments of crude oil by rail across the state.

  • What we want after the march

    The only possible world for our children is the one that we wrestle from the hands of those who are poisoning the present.

  • New life for the climate justice struggle

    The hope for action on climate change comes not from paralyzed heads of state, but from another welling up at the grassroots.

  • Against the climate march cynics

    The criticisms of the climate march as "tame" and "symbolic" miss the importance of demonstrations like these in building future movements.