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Storytelling Makes the Heart Grow Larger

Heather Box | Posted 03.13.2012 | Good News
Heather Box

I was on the edge of my seat hanging onto his every word. Landry Ninteretse, a youth climate activist from Burundi, was speaking in front of hundreds at the U.N. Climate Negotiations in Durban, South Africa.

'Green News Report' - December 15, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.14.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Arsenic a...

The Most Important News Story of the Day/Millennium

Bill McKibben | Posted 02.04.2012 | Green
Bill McKibben

Corporate power has occupied the atmosphere. 2011 showed we could fight back. 2012 would be a good year to step up the pressure. Because this time next year the Global Carbon Project will release another number. And I'm betting it will be grim.

"Hong Antarctica" Sparks a National Climate Movement in Vietnam

Heather Box | Posted 01.31.2012 | Green
Heather Box

Today tens of thousands of people in Vietnam have participated in climate change awareness activities and hundreds of dedicated volunteers work around the clock to make climate change a household subject.

Making Some Noise To Protect The Future Of The 99%

Bill McKibben | Posted 01.22.2012 | Green
Bill McKibben

Since climate change is the first truly global problem, those people have to figure out how to raise a common message, one that crosses the boundaries of language. The best method -- proven in countless social movements -- may be music.

Dreaming About Taking Back America

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 12.18.2011 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

Let's keep the dialogue civil. We can reach out and try to explain to others why protecting the environment and the economy are not mutually exclusive.

Vermont Governor On Climate Change: Our Kids Mean More To Us Than Our Greed

Posted 11.26.2011 | Green

Following the extreme weather events slamming Vermont over the past few weeks, the state is saying it's time for change. And that call for action is c...

PHOTOS: "Moving Planet" Rallies Unite the World in Climate Action

Jamie Henn | Posted 11.25.2011 | Green
Jamie Henn


Street Art Campaign Protests Coal Mining In Navajo Nation

Posted 11.22.2011 | Home

Brooklyn Street Art reports: Street Artist Jetsonorama has a new campaign in Flagstaff, Arizona and on the Navajo Nation reservation using his photogr...

Time to Move the Planet

Morgan Fitzgibbons | Posted 11.21.2011 | San Francisco
Morgan Fitzgibbons

It's one thing to be graced with the flattering title of America's Greenest City; it's another to show up and stand with the rest of the world on our generation's most important issue.

Time to Move -- Beyond Fossil Fuels

Michael Brune | Posted 11.20.2011 | Green
Michael Brune

One of the scariest things you'll see in the news today is the false notion that Americans must choose between jobs and healthy people.

650 ppm Isn't Easier Than 450 ppm

Gernot Wagner | Posted 11.16.2011 | Green
Gernot Wagner

Global warming is largely a bathtub problem. It's not enough to slow the flow of emissions into the atmosphere. The level of pollution would still be ...

The Reality TV Version of Harry Potter: The US Chamber of Commerce

Molly Haigh | Posted 09.12.2011 | Green
Molly Haigh

Today, the web crew over at is excited to announce the launch of a new site called "US Chamber of Secrets," a real-life spoof on the final installment of Harry Potter.

Paige Lavender

White House Fails On Promise Of Solar Panels On Roof By Spring | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.21.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Despite a promise from a top Obama administration official that solar panels and a solar water heater would be installed on the White Ho...

It'll Take a Mom to Save Mother Earth

Steve Valk | Posted 07.05.2011 | Green
Steve Valk

Elli Sparks does not look like the kind of person who strikes fear in the hearts of fossil fuel lobbyists. But woe be to they who underestimate this diminutive mother of two from Richmond, Virginia.

Joining 350.Org: The Next Phase

Naomi Klein | Posted 06.07.2011 | Green
Naomi Klein

As we recognize the many connections among our various "issues," I am convinced that a new kind of climate movement will emerge, one that is larger, deeper and more powerful than anything we have seen yet.

Will Obama Sell Out the Clean Air Act for a Deal With Congress?

Liz Butler | Posted 05.31.2011 | Green
Liz Butler

The health and welfare of every community in this country and around the world will be jeopardized if Obama allows Congress to gut the Clean Air Act. Shame on you, Mr. President.

The Gang That Couldn't Lobby Straight

Bill McKibben | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill McKibben

Though the U.S. Chamber of Commerce claims to represent all of American business, their constituency is really that handful of huge dinosaur companies that would rather lobby than adapt.

Tim DeChristopher's Speech After Guilty Verdict for Climate Civil Disobedience

Jamie Henn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jamie Henn

Tim's words are reminiscent of the heroes of other social movements that used civil disobedience to achieve their ends. And they're a challenge to all of us working to solve the climate crisis.

Green News Report: March 1, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Dems call...

My Life as a Communist

Bill McKibben | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill McKibben

Say this for Glenn Beck, he works fast. Less than 48 hours after we launched our campaign to let businesses say that the US Chamber of Commerce didn't represent them, Beck hit back.

Life On Planet Eaarth: An Interview With Environmental Activist Bill McKibben

Rabbi Or Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Or Rose

Bill McKibben is a leading American environmental writer and activist. As part of my preparation for Tu B'Shvat, I spoke with him about his current environmental thinking and work.

Addressing Climate Change: Push the Big Push!

Mary Ellen Harte and John Harte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte and John Harte

What if there were an affordable plan to improve America's health, wealth, and national security? The United Nations Division of Sustainable Development developed one in 2009, nicknamed the Big Push.

Hostage Crisis at Cancun Climate Talks

Jamie Henn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jamie Henn

The US negotiating stance here in Cancún is beginning to cause fractures among the once unified blocks of developing countries calling for strong climate action.

Can art save the climate? 350 EARTH

Jamie Henn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jamie Henn

This November 20-27, the week before the United Nations will meet in Cancun to continue negotiations on a global climate treaty, is organizing the first ever planetary art show: 350 EARTH.