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Try Climbing a Mountain

Daniel Cespedes and Izzy Weisz | Posted 11.19.2013 | Green
Daniel Cespedes and Izzy Weisz

It all began on a windy road leading into Mineral King, a valley deep in the southern Sierra Nevada Mountains. I would be lying if I said we didn't get massively carsick.

Robert Redford Speaks Out Against LGBT Discrimination

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The Sundance Kid himself, Robert Redford, spoke out on supporting the Utah lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community when he was the Ke...

The X-Files Moment Comes Again (XF at 20)

William Bradley | Posted 11.16.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

The X-Files, like the conspiracy thrillers of the '70s, worked because there was a general atmosphere of paranoia and mistrust engendered by real-world events. What should be obvious now is that we live in a culture in which a show like The X-Files would flourish once again.

One Of These 16 Men Will (Almost Definitely) Win Best Actor

Mike Hogan | Posted 11.16.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Hogan

Hey Chris, you're the one who suggested devoting this week's FYC column to the bloated ranks of Best Actor contenders for next year's Oscars. Counting them up, we have no fewer than 16 possible nominees. So instead of our usual back-and-forth, I thought it might be fun to lay down racetrack odds on each actors' chances of making it to the Final Five. Let the games begin?

Redford and Other Leaders Encourage Americans to Say No to Dirty Fuels and Yes to Clean Energy

Frances Beinecke | Posted 11.16.2013 | Green
Frances Beinecke

I know clean energy solutions exist that can reduce dangerous carbon pollution and strengthen our economy at the same time. But even as we unite behind sustainable technologies, we have to mobilize and stop the dirtiest projects -- projects like tar sands oil.

President Obama: Reject Keystone XL, Promote Clean Energy

Robert Redford | Posted 11.16.2013 | Green
Robert Redford

Tar sands oil is exactly the type of dirty oil we can no longer afford. It may be great for oil companies, but it is killing our planet. There is no energy security in that.

Cannibals and Snipers: Trends in American Cinema at the Deauville Film Festival

Karin Badt | Posted 11.11.2013 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Why was there a film about cannibals at the Deauville American film festival, a film so gory and graphic with chunks of flesh in the mouths, that it r...

Our Elysium: Matt Damon, Robert Redford, and the Colorado River

Gary Wockner | Posted 11.10.2013 | Green
Gary Wockner

I know tap water can taste bad -- I taste it everywhere I go -- but can it also make you sick in the United States? At 2 a.m. in the hotel and with gurgling intestines, I was deciding if I should dissolve alka seltzer in that tap water or not.

Robert Redford Lost on a Yacht and an Autistic Boy Lost on the A Train: Two Winning Stories at the Deauville American Film Festival

Karin Badt | Posted 11.09.2013 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

My favorite film at this year's Deauville American Film Festival: J.C. Chandor's All is Lost. One of the few films featured at the festival whi...

Trip to the Arctic Refuge Reveals How Far Oil Industry Will Go to Drill Pristine Landscapes

Frances Beinecke | Posted 10.15.2013 | Green
Frances Beinecke

We have successfully beaten back every attempt to exploit the refuge, but that doesn't mean the fight is over. The oil and gas industry is still trying to claim these public lands.

Celebrities Who Are Sexy Over 60

Posted 08.09.2013 | Celebrity

Sexy doesn't have an expiration date -- and these stars over 60 stars prove it. From Suzanne Somers to Dustin Hoffman, the following celebrities aren'...

Whatever Happened to Integrity?

Robert C. Crosby, D.Min. | Posted 10.05.2013 | Religion
Robert C. Crosby, D.Min.

I never knew what a big mistake I was making that day in Kingston when I let that "little twig" fall into the mix of cement. Thank God, someone had the concern and conviction to call me on it. The results could have been devastating.

Watch Robert Redford Get Lost At Sea

Posted 10.01.2013 | Entertainment

New from "Margin Call" writer and director J.C. Chandor, "All Is Lost" sets Robert Redford as a sailor whose boat is damaged by a shipping container. ...

Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline Flat Out Fails President's Common-sense Climate Test

Robert Redford | Posted 09.24.2013 | Green
Robert Redford

We would have to park every single car in America for a full year to make up for the carbon pollution the tar sands pipeline would dump into our atmosphere. Everybody in favor, raise your hand.

Of Robert Redford, London, and the Power of Travel

Marci Rich | Posted 09.17.2013 | Travel
Marci Rich

Plucked from the rituals of my satisfying but ordinary life, I was time's fugitive, granted six days to witness and experience sights and sounds (and fragrances, like the lemon verbena that haunts me still) that I never expected to encounter.

We Need Climate Action on All Fronts

Robert Redford | Posted 09.01.2013 | Green
Robert Redford

Without question, we're facing a climate crisis. And it is taxpayers who are bearing the high costs.

NYC's Climate Plan Shows Need to Curb Carbon

Peter Lehner | Posted 08.11.2013 | Green
Peter Lehner

The political clock is ticking. Six months have passed since President Obama won re-election and promised to do something about power plants. It will take all the time he has left to develop and implement a plan. He needs to start now.

Robert Redford Calls on President Obama to Show the Courage of His Climate Convictions

Frances Beinecke | Posted 08.11.2013 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Under the Clean Air Act, the Environmental Protection Agency can set standards to curb carbon pollution from its largest source -- coal-fired power plants. Even while Congress remains paralyzed, the president can move forward.

Remaking America Through the Arts

Robert L. Lynch | Posted 08.10.2013 | Arts
Robert L. Lynch

The arts can serve as both a model and catalyst for change for a number of the pressing societal challenges which face our nation. But it will require new ways of thinking and engaging with the opportunities and challenges of a more diverse, technologically-driven and entrepreneurial world.

Independent Scientists, American Public, Members of Congress and Celebrities to BLM: Reform Wild Horse Program

Suzanne Roy | Posted 08.10.2013 | Green
Suzanne Roy

This is a pivotal moment in the fight to save wild horses and burros in the West. Science is now firmly on the side of those who want the wild horses managed in the wild, not removed en masse from their homes on the range.

Class Acts

George Heymont | Posted 07.26.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

For me, watching a film or a live theatrical performance is a bit like making love. I'm often in the dark, unsure of the next move. Whether or not my hopes and expectations will match reality remains to be seen.

Alexander Skarsgard's Eyes: The East's New York Premiere

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.23.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The East, a thriller co-written by Brit Marling, who stars, and Zal Batmanglu, who directs, features a Svengali type character played to mesmerizing p...

A Rabbinic Take On 'All the President's Men'

Rabbi Herb Cohen | Posted 07.19.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Herb Cohen

Woodward and Bernstein seem like two Talmud study partners who continually probe each other to ascertain the truth. Each questions the other, and is unafraid of challenging or criticizing his friend.

"Can't Repeat the Past? Why, of Course You Cannes!" Why F. Scott Fitzgerald Fans Should Love Leonardo DiCaprio as Gatsby

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 07.15.2013 | Arts
Anne Margaret Daniel

In 1926, F. Scott Fitzgerald and his family were in France, spending most of their time on the Riviera where Baz Luhrmann's movie of The Great Gatsby will open the Cannes Film Festival tonight.

Robert Redford On What Keeps Him Going At 76

2013-05-15-NYCwoman150.jpg | Posted 05.15.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM: “I work because I want to work,” says Redford, now 76. “Work keeps me going.” By Barbara Lovenheim When I interviewed Re...