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Are You Here to 'Save Face' or to Save Us?

Kelly Rigg | Posted 08.21.2012 | Green
Kelly Rigg

It would take a brave soul to stand in front of one of the largest and most important gatherings the United Nations has ever held and ask this question: Are you here to 'save face' or to save us?

17-Year-Old Wins "Date with History": An All Star Salute, Trip to Rio, and Chance to Save the World

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 07.25.2012 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Brittany Trilford, a 17 year old school girl from Wellington, New Zealand is the winner of an international search for a person under the age of 30 to represent youth and future generations at the Earth Summit this June 20-22 in Rio De Janeiro.

Climate Change Deniers Don't Want Us to Connect the Dots on Extreme Weather

Kelly Rigg | Posted 06.02.2012 | Green
Kelly Rigg

I've just had a fascinating up close and personal experience of the right-wing climate denial echo chamber in action.

Climate Change and Food Security: Out of the Mouths of Babes

Kelly Rigg | Posted 12.16.2011 | Green
Kelly Rigg

If you've ever looked at grocery store labels (grapes from Chile, apple juice from China, rice from Thailand) you know the global food supply system is complex. With climate change, there will be winners and losers.

Interactive 'Moving Planet' Shows Thousands Taking Action on Climate Change

Heather Libby | Posted 11.23.2011 | Green
Heather Libby

This Saturday the world will come together for Moving Planet -- a global day to move beyond fossil fuels.

INFOGRAPHIC: Keystone Pipeline 'Built To Spill' Based On Track Record

Posted 10.29.2011 | Green

The construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, planned to run from the Canadian tar sands to refineries on the Gulf of Mexico, has caused quite a stir....

Game Changers for the Climate Movement

Kelly Rigg | Posted 06.11.2011 | Green
Kelly Rigg

Last week's climate conference in Bangkok shows that we still have a long way to go to get the international climate treaty we need, but hope springs eternal and we are beginning to see signs of major change to come.

New App Encourages People To Join The Sustainability Movement

Mother Nature Network | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

TckTckTck's mosaic:EARTH combines 'deep zoom' technology with social action to encourage people around the world to join in the growing sustainability...

WATCH: Polar Bear Does Tai Chi At U.N. Climate Talks

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

International delegates meeting in Tianjin, China this week for U.N. climate talks were met with a friendly, albeit peculiar, surprise. Our friends a...

Climate Backslide! As Public Opinion Moves One Way, Politicians Go The Other

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

Despite BP's ongoing colossal oil gusher in the Gulf of Mexico, the G20 remains unwilling to take action to break the world's addiction to dirty energy.

Davos: Focusing on What Really Matters

David R. Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David R. Jones

The mood at Davos 2010 is incredibly different from Davos 2009. This year the buzz and optimism is back. There's more talk in corridors and more smiling faces.

Copenhagen Meltdown

Sanjay Khanna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sanjay Khanna

The U.N. Climate Conference is falling apart. Protesters are being beaten in the street, Hugo Chavez is taking the high road and the whole thing might end without a new agreement.

Acronym Hell and the Path to a Global Climate Deal

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

We only need to look at how fast world leaders acted during the global economic crisis to see how quickly they can get things done when they have the political will.

Activism 2.0: Creating Casablanca in Copenhagen, The Fresh Air Center

Chrissie Brodigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Chrissie Brodigan

Projects like the Fresh Air Center are the success of a failed UN summit because of the social relationships established and the well-rooted online infrastructure and knowledge base created.

People Fill the Streets for Climate Action in Bangkok

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

This week in Bangkok, site of the United Nations' meeting on climate change, thousands of everyday people filled the streets with colorful banners, costumes, and megaphones to take action now.