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Peter Neill | Posted 08.18.2014 | Green
Peter Neill

My World Ocean Observatory inbox is filled every day with messages from ocean organizations around the world. Given the wide range of issues included ...

Bill McKibben Coming to Boston for Major Climate Change Event

Jamie Henn | Posted 08.13.2014 | Green
Jamie Henn

World leaders won't actually "lead" if they don't feel any pressure. That's what the People's Climate March is all about.

Can We See All Earth as the Sacred Temple of Today?

Rabbi Arthur Waskow | Posted 07.22.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Arthur Waskow

How can we draw on the ancient wisdom of Biblical Israel as an indigenous people in sacred relationship with the Earth? How can we use this storehouse of wisdom toward helping heal all Humanity and Mother Earth today, from a crucial planetary crisis threatening the very life and health of all of us?

We Want People to Change Their Minds

Bill McKibben | Posted 07.10.2014 | Green
Bill McKibben

Every one of us in the Western world has contributed to climate change. We drive, fly, cool, heat. Perhaps we draw pensions from funds that back Exxon and Shell. On and on it goes, since fossil fuel is knit into the fabric of our society. If, as the Times puts it, Tom Steyer is "shadowed by coal," so are the rest of us.

Divestment at Catholic Universities a Climate Gamechanger?

Amanda Hanley | Posted 07.02.2014 | Green
Amanda Hanley

Last week, the University of Dayton (UD) announced they will divest fossil fuels from their $670 million endowment - the first Catholic university in ...

State Sen. Downing Pioneers a Fossil Fuel Divestment Strategy for MA Pension Fund

Stacy Clark | Posted 08.11.2014 | Green
Stacy Clark

You've read the headlines. Whether it's the exponential melt of glaciers, declining crop yields, loss of biodiversity, super-storms powered by warming oceans, or the increasing vulnerability of drinking water supplies to contamination, we are living well beyond our means.

Commander Behind Bin Laden Killing: FBI/DHS Wasting Time Tracking Environmentalists

Steve Horn | Posted 08.05.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogDave Cooper, Command Master Chief SEAL (Retired) for the Naval Special Warfare Development Group (DEVGRU), has authored a ...

Three Reasons Stanford's Decision to Dump Coal Is a Game Changer

Judith Samuelson | Posted 07.15.2014 | Green
Judith Samuelson

One of the curious things that make up our national lethargy on climate is the deafening silence from young Americans who will pay the biggest costs of global warming -- personally and financially. It's a relief to see students step up on the opportunity to shape their future.

Our Climate Moment

Peter Neill | Posted 07.09.2014 | Green
Peter Neill

This may be our climate moment, the point when American public opinion might be turned toward full understanding of the climate change implication for the future. But how do we make it so?

'Divest It Like It's Hot': These Students Have Vests on, You Won't Believe What They Do Next

Jamie Henn | Posted 06.30.2014 | Green
Jamie Henn

It's not the first time that 350.org's Bill McKibben has been name dropped in a music video, but it may just be the best. Fresh out of Santa Clara University is a new anthem for the fossil fuel divestment movement, "Divest It Like It's Hot."

The Civic Role of Higher Education

Matthew Derr | Posted 06.22.2014 | Education
Matthew Derr

The issue of our day is not simply an issue of the day, it is the greatest challenge to life on this planet in human history: climate change.

Kate Sheppard

Happy Earth Day. We Just Reached Another Scary Climate Change Milestone

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 04.23.2014 | Green

In May 2013, it was big news when, for the first time, the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere hit 400 parts per million. Now, researche...

Keystone XL Review Extended, Delaying Final Decision Until After 2014 Elections

Steve Horn | Posted 06.18.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Reuters and Politico broke a major story today that TransCanada's northern leg of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline will not be decided on until after the 2014 mid-term elections.

A Coal Struggle in the Heart of India

Chaitanya Kumar | Posted 05.20.2014 | Green
Chaitanya Kumar

The people of Mahan are demanding what is rightfully theirs and what is protected by clearly defined laws around forests in India.

Hundreds of Students Arrested at White House Protesting Keystone XL

Jamie Henn | Posted 05.02.2014 | Green
Jamie Henn

I just came back from the White House, where the police are still arresting the hundreds of students who are taking part in what will likely be the largest act of youth civil disobedience at the White House in a generation.

Meet the Students Getting Arrested Over Keystone XL

Jamie Henn | Posted 05.01.2014 | Green
Jamie Henn

More than 1,000 students from over 200 schools and 42 different states have come to Washington, DC to take part in the protest. Here are some of the faces of the growing climate justice movement that's sweeping the nation.

Youth Plan Major White House Protest Against Keystone XL this Weekend

Jamie Henn | Posted 04.28.2014 | Green
Jamie Henn

Young people powered President Obama to the White House. Now, they're protesting him outside of it.

How Exactly Will We Move Away from Fossil Fuels?

Andrew Winston | Posted 04.15.2014 | Green
Andrew Winston

As the world migrates away from carbon-based fuels, trillions of barrels of oil and billions of tons of coal -- the assets sitting on the books of energy companies -- will become "stranded," or worthless. It's a compelling argument, but only if we can answer a key question.

Watch: Bill McKibben to Obama: Say No to Big Oil

Bill Moyers | Posted 04.12.2014 | Politics
Bill Moyers

This week, Bill Moyers talks with Bill McKibben, an activist who has dedicated his life to saving the planet from environmental collapse, about his hopes that Americans will collectively pressure Obama to stand up to big oil.

CREDO Mobile Announces Big Donations To Embattled Progressive Groups

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 02.06.2014 | Politics

The wireless carrier CREDO is making major donations to three progressive nonprofits this month to boost their respective efforts against what the com...

Why we rob our children

William S. Becker | Posted 04.07.2014 | Business
William S. Becker

In 1934 when the FBI asked Willie Sutton why he robbed banks, he reportedly answered, "Because that's where the money is." Today, if you ask an inve...

Pacific Warriors Declare: "We Are Not Drowning, We Are Fighting"

Fenton Lutunatabua | Posted 03.17.2014 | Green
Fenton Lutunatabua

We are as much helpless victims of climate change, as the Pacific Islands are ONLY holiday destinations. The truth is, we are not drowning, we are fighting.

Why the Climate Movement Should Get Political in 2014

Phil Aroneanu | Posted 03.06.2014 | Green
Phil Aroneanu

If there was one thing to say about the climate movement in 2013 is that it started to reveal itself as a powerful political force. Now is the time to lean into politics, not push it away. Engaging in politics matters for the climate movement, and here are a few reasons why.

Big Hopes for the Student Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement in 2014

Joe Solomon | Posted 03.02.2014 | Green
Joe Solomon

Young college students today have far more power than you realize. You are the first generation that isn't just fighting for your grandkids, or for your children per say -- but for your own future.

Climate Change Fail

Dennis Trainor | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Dennis Trainor

In what should be another colossal embarrassment for the United States -- recently leaked internal documents show how little our government is prepared to take responsibility for the damage done by climate change.