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Blog Action Day

Killing Us With Coal: Why Do We Let Them Do It?

Kelly Rigg | Posted 12.15.2012 | Green
Kelly Rigg

How can it be that investment in clean energy is heading for a disappointing drop in 2012 while the International Energy Agency warns that without a radical change in direction, in just a few short years we will have closed the door to limiting global temperature rise to 2°?

When I Learned That Water Isn't Supposed to Have a Taste

Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins

Turning on your faucet shouldn't be a high-risk venture. Parents shouldn't have to worry whether or not the water in their homes is safe for their children to drink.

From Burning River to Burning Ocean, the Fight for Clean Water Continues

John DeCock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John DeCock

That we sacrifice the availability and the integrity of clean water every single day for generating energy is an enormous and largely unknown national tragedy.

12 Places to Take in America's Waters

Farryn Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Farryn Weiner

In honor of Blog Action Day, we're celebrating the beautiful bodies of water that make up the American Landscape -- and our favorite places to sit back and enjoy the view.

Why Dick Cheney Sticks to Bottled Water

Michael Brune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Brune

Americans should be able to drink what comes out of their taps without worrying that it will make them sick. So why would anyone insert a loophole int...

Calling All Bloggers: Blog Action Day Is On Oct. 15

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Blog Action Day, created by Envato founders Collis and Cyan Ta'eed in effort to unite the diverse blogosphere under one cause, will be celebrating its...

Killing Our Water: The Hidden Cost of Dirty Energy

John DeCock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John DeCock

Perhaps the biggest challenge in changing human behavior to address the reality of climate change is connecting impacts to every day life.  But t...

Blog Action Day 2009: A Roundup Of Unexpected Blogs On Climate

Grist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The theme for this year's Blog Action Day (BAD) is near and dear to Grist's own heart: climate change. Now we can't promise we'll write anything about...

No Impact Week: Taking The Environment Into Our Own Hands

Colin Beavan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Colin Beavan

I hope that the senators considering the climate bill might take note and consider the possibility of leading the world politically the way participants of No Impact Week are willing to lead culturally.