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Activists Fire Back At Banking Giant With 'Dirtiest' Protest

Creative Loafing Charlotte | Posted 06.21.2012 | Politics

They dumped enough coal on Bank of America's doorstep in Uptown to hold a summer cookout for the city, but protesters had other intentions....

Feeding the World, or What We Talk About When We Talk About Rio+20

Robert Lawrence | Posted 08.19.2012 | Home
Robert Lawrence

Most of the world's poor and hungry depend on agriculture for their survival -- and yet, they bear a disproportionate burden of the planet's degraded lands.

Rio+20, Clearwater+40: Who Leads Now?

Judith Samuelson | Posted 08.19.2012 | Green
Judith Samuelson

We love a hero, and while negotiations continue and new issues arise every year, it is no exaggeration to say that Seeger and his activism saved the Hudson -- maybe even spawned the environmental movement. Who is the modern day equivalent?

Rio 20: What Will Come of It?

Kazuhiko Takemoto | Posted 08.17.2012 | Green
Kazuhiko Takemoto

I've just arrived in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for a conference that United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is calling a "once-in-a-generation opportunity to make real progress towards the sustainable economy of the future."

For the Future of Our Planet, a Dialogue Between Generations

Desmond Tutu | Posted 08.08.2012 | Green
Desmond Tutu

For the sake of our planet, a conversation that needs to be heard is the one between generations, between elders and young people around the world -- and those who are in between.