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David Brower

Saving a Generation Within a Generation

Flavia Bustreo | Posted 05.20.2015 | Impact
Flavia Bustreo

We have learned that political leadership, from heads of state and government, heads of regional and international organizations, to local and community leaders, is key to keeping development issues high enough on agendas to attract enough resources that can make a difference.

Into the Wilderness

Mary Ellen Hannibal | Posted 12.14.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Hannibal

Last night I wrangled a Litquake event in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act made great by the writers who joined me and by a smart, ...

What American Environmentalists Can Learn From Prime Minister Modi

Carl Pope | Posted 12.03.2014 | Green
Carl Pope

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rock-star love-fest with the American Indian diaspora at Madison Square Garden last week was hardly a policy address -- Modi's theme was India's potential greatness and his vision of how to enable it.

Alaskan Cop Killer Sentenced To Life In Prison

AP | BECKY BOHRER | Posted 06.05.2013 | Crime

JUNEAU, Alaska — An Alaska man has been sentenced to prison for life in the 2010 shooting deaths of two Hoonah police officers, in a case that r...

Sally Jewell: From REI to DOI?

Michael Brune | Posted 05.14.2013 | Green
Michael Brune

From everything I've seen, Sally Jewell has the potential to be a great Secretary of the Interior. Based on the Obama's administration's track record of protecting public lands thus far, though, I have to hope this expert kayaker doesn't find herself paddling into the wind.

A Belated 2012 Reading List: Some Favorite Titles

Steve Heilig | Posted 04.08.2013 | Books
Steve Heilig

This is something of a belated "best of year" list, although there are some older titles I only got to last year included. An eclectic list, modestly offered -- a bit heavy on books on music, but many others, and perhaps something will strike the interest of other readers.

Today's Environmental Activists Stand on David Brower's Shoulders

Peter Dreier | Posted 08.20.2012 | Green
Peter Dreier

David Brower helped transform environmentalism from a polite cause dominated by don't-rock-the-boat upper-class conservationists to an activist movement that uses political action.