Topic: Environment

  • 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.

  • The climate justice call echoes across the globe

    As many as 300,000 marched in New York City in the largest of thousands of events held to call for real action on climate change--before it's too late.

  • Jobs and the planet: Is it really either/or?

    Organized labor's traditional attitude has been: If the environment gains, then workers must be losing. But it doesn't have to be a zero-sum game.

  • The UN's dismal failure on climate change

    The People's Climate March this week will confront the latest in a series of UN summits that have accomplished nothing.

  • We need system change to stop climate change

    With the People's Climate March coming up this week, a leading voice in the environmental justice movement looks at the challenges we face.

  • Kick the frackers out

    The New York governor's race is providing an opportunity to campaign against the disastrous practice of fracking.

  • Whose consumption is killing the planet?

    The stereotype is that we're all responsible for climate change, but this lets the real culprits--corporations and the wealthy elite--off the hook.

  • Getting justice into the pipeline

    The People's Climate March is set to be a center for activists from around the world to raise their voices against climate change.

  • Toledo is a warning sign

    Man-made factors like the overuse of fertilizers and the ever-present drive for profit are to blame for the water crisis in Toledo.

  • Why is Toledo afraid to take a drink?

    The fourth-largest city in Ohio was without safe water last weekend--but this was no natural disaster.

  • Climate change distractions?

    An author and ecosocialist activist responds to criticisms that the left puts forward "environmental catastrophism."

  • Derailing oil train disasters

    People in Canada and the U.S. gathered to mark the one-year anniversary of the oil train explosion in Lac-Mégantic in Quebec.

  • Killing Cove Point

    A plan to build the East Coast's first liquefied natural gas export center at Cove Point poses a major threat to the environment.

  • Fighting the pipeline menace

    The American ruling class is invested in finishing the Keystone pipeline--but the fight against it has continued building.

  • Texans take on the frackers

    Across the state, people are demanding a halt to fracking operations that destroy the environment and put our health at risk.

  • Un plan insuficiente

    Finalmente la Agencia de Protección del Medio Ambiente hizo algo con respecto a las emisiones de carbón, pero su plan es insuficiente.

  • Capitalism by blowtorch in Vietnam

    The blistering pace of Vietnam's economic growth threatens the biodiversity of the land and the cultural traditions of the people.

  • Obama's emissions plan won't cut it

    It was a long wait for the Environment Protection Agency to act on carbon emissions--but its plan still won't do enough to stop the polluters.

  • Cambio climático y misoginia

    El empeoramiento de la crisis climática afecta más al pobre que al rico... y a la mujer más que al hombre.

  • Divestment as a means to an end

    An activist for fossil-fuel divestment at the University of California talks about building the movement on a strong foundation.

  • Protesting the "gene giants"

    People around the world said "no" to corporate practices endangering our food in the international March Against Monsanto.

  • What the California wildfires should teach us

    The root problems are uncontrolled development and the twisted priorities of a system that puts the interests of the wealthy first.

  • Fracked up democracy

    Dozens of activists turned out to oppose a plan to allow fracking in a county-owned park northeast of Pittsburgh.