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Climate Change Protests

No to the Criminals of History and Yes to the Children to Come

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 09.15.2014 | Green
Tom Engelhardt

No single march, of course, will alter the tide of history, but you have to begin somewhere (and then not stop). And to do so, you have to believe that the human ability to destroy isn't the best we have to offer and to remind yourself of our ability to protest, to hope, to dream, to act, and to say no to the criminals of history and yes to the children to come.

One Path Led to Green Energy, the Other to Oil Wars -- Guess Which One We Chose

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Tom Engelhardt

There's a crossroads moment in our recent history that comes back to me whenever I think of our warming planet.

Surviving Climate Change

Michael T. Klare | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Michael T. Klare

Because climate change is going to inflict increasingly severe harm on human populations, the impulse to rebel is only likely to gain in strength across the planet.

Keystone XL: The Iconic Climate Battle

Michael Marx | Posted 08.10.2013 | Green
Michael Marx

If he opens the door to exploitation of the tar sands, he sends the signal to oil, coal and gas companies around the world that the one president who actually got climate change, didn't have the courage to stand up for what was right and protect the birthright of future generations--a healthy planet.

Where Is Everybody?

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 05.04.2013 | Green
Tom Engelhardt

Two Sundays ago, I traveled to the nation's capital to attend what was billed as "the largest climate rally in history" and I haven't been able to get the experience -- or a question that haunted me -- out of my mind. Where was everybody?

Will Wrigley

Hurricane Sandy Survivors Demand Climate Change Action

HuffingtonPost.com | Will Wrigley | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hurricane Sandy survivors and environmental advocates met in front of the White House on Monday to demand action from President Barack O...

Green Occupation of Wall Street

Matt Petersen | Posted 12.10.2011 | Green
Matt Petersen

At a time when I began to fear complacency and comfort was dissuading individuals from speaking out or at least taking action in their neighborhoods, OWS is reminding us that it is our duty as citizens to honor our beliefs, speak out, and take a stand.

Appalachian Coalfield Leaders Join Tar Sands Pipeline White House Protest

Jeff Biggers | Posted 10.31.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

In an extraordinary act of solidarity, Blanton and other Appalachian coalfield leaders will join the growing climate justice sit-in at the White House today, calling on President Obama to deny the TransCanada Keystone pipeline permit.

50,000 Climate Change Protestors March In London For COP15 (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

More than 50,000 people participated in The Wave on Saturday by marching through the streets of London to voice their concerns against climate change....

Dear GOP: Watch Your AstroTurf, We're On to You

Kase Wickman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kase Wickman

Dissent is essential to democracy, and freedom of speech and the right to assemble are vital and not reserved for one party or the other. The problem is this Republicans: you're doing it wrong.