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The Climate March: Beyond Asking Those Beholden to the Wrong People to Do the Right Thing, Part II

Michael Goldstein | Posted 12.13.2014 | Green
Michael Goldstein

Part II of II In Part I I asserted "two truths": that the People's Climate March was an amazing and valuable achievement, and that it was a po...

The Climate March: Beyond Asking Those Beholden to the Wrong People to Do the Right Thing

Michael Goldstein | Posted 12.04.2014 | Green
Michael Goldstein

Who, among those with an inkling of the climate disaster already upon millions of beings on the planet, could not be heartened by the numbers, commitment, creativity, energy, joy, and diversity involved in Sunday's protests? The movement showed itself to be... a movement.

WATCH: The People's Climate March In 8 Videos

The Huffington Post | Katherine Boehrer | Posted 09.25.2014 | Green

In the days following the People's Climate March, videos from all aspects of the event have been posted online. According to organizers, more than 400...

Why We March

The Huffington Post | Katherine Boehrer & Nick Visser | Posted 09.22.2014 | Green

Climate activists filled the streets of New York City today for the People's Climate March. People came from across the country and around the worl...

This Is How Thousands Are Getting Ready For The People's Climate March

The Huffington Post | Katherine Boehrer | Posted 09.22.2014 | Green

The People's Climate March is just days away, and participants are already making their way to New York City from across the country to join in what o...

5 Ways to Support the People's Climate March Without Marching

Megan Pincus Kajitani | Posted 11.18.2014 | Green
Megan Pincus Kajitani

I invite you to join the crowds in New York or in your city at the historic People's Climate March this Sunday -- or else try any number of these five ways to join the march in spirit, and speak out beyond this weekend to save our planet.

NYC Climate March Planned Ahead Of UN Summit

AP | Posted 11.10.2014 | Green

NEW YORK (AP) — Labor unions and environmental groups said Wednesday they expect a huge turnout for a New York City march to draw attention to clima...

Is Hollywood Drowning Out Climate Change? Let's Be Practical

Keith Gaby | Posted 09.24.2014 | Green
Keith Gaby

It's frustrating for climate activists that some people seem to care more about Hollywood couples than global warming. America's obsession with Hollywood feels a bit like we're endlessly banging on the front door yelling "Fire!" -- only to be told, "Yes, we see the flames on the drapes, but America's Got Talent is on!"

Kate Sheppard

Phil Radford Reflects On His Time Leading Greenpeace USA | Kate Sheppard | Posted 02.12.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON –- When Phil Radford took the helm of Greenpeace USA in April 2009, he promised to bring a renewed focus on the grassroots to the environ...

Kate Sheppard

Senators Launch Fight To Break Through 'Special Interest Lies' On Climate Change | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- A group of Senate Democrats is planning a new offensive on climate change, one that members hope will galvanize congressional colleagu...

'Our Biggest Obstacle Has Been Comfortable Liberals': An Interview With Bidder 70's Climate Hero

Scott Thill | Posted 07.17.2013 | Green
Scott Thill

I spoke at length with DeChristopher about hacking the Democratic party, arcane but vulnerable processes like elections and auctions, why Americans really should spend more time in prison, and other tragicomic matters of consequence. Read up, plug in, turn out.

The Sky's the Limit

Rebecca Solnit | Posted 02.22.2013 | Green
Rebecca Solnit

To do good work, to be necessary, to have something to give: these are the true gifts. And at least there's still a struggle ahead of us, not just doom and despair. As you gear up for 2013, don't forget that 2012 has been an extraordinary year.

Bill McKibben Goes After Big Oil

Posted 12.08.2012 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Jim Motavalli: Among environmental scribes, Bill McKibben is a legend. That’s not only because he had a knack, in su...

Climate Activism and the Paintings of Alexis Rockman

Keith Harrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Keith Harrington

What role should art play in efforts to inspire people to fight climate change? Rockman's portfolio reads like a visual indictment against the offenses that humanity has committed against the natural world.

Bioneers 2010: Million Kid March for Climate Action Announced

Ryan Van Lenning | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ryan Van Lenning

Alec Loorz, founder of Kids vs. Global Warming, began his career as a climate change activist when he was 12 years old. You read that right, 12! That...

Is Climate Change Activism Dead?

Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A year ago climate change activists were storming Parliament. This year they are holding meetings with cupcakes and copious amounts of tea. So is clim...