Reimagining the World

An excerpt from Paul Hawken's new book Blessed Unrest

Paul Hawken

Moving Mountains

The Human Costs of Our Coal Economy

Bob Sloan

Earth Island Project Reports

The Adaptation Network is one of Earth Island’s newest projects. “Adaptation” refers toadapting to climate change in the US, although the models the Networkpromotes and the relations...

EI Staff

Bubbling Waters

Are dams fueling climate change?

Sarah Phelan

Trouble Brewing

Caffeine addicts beware: Climate change may end up making it harder to get your morning fix. A new study warns that temperature increases could wipe out the entire coffee crop in Uganda, an African ...

EI Staff

Letters

Advocacy JournalismIn response to your Editor’s Letter, “Journalism with a Purpose,” in the Summer 2007 issue: I hope that you can give substance to your call for advocacy journalism...

EI Staff

Money for Nothing

In South America, business has always overshadowed biodiversity.

Jean Friedman-Rudovsky

Intolerable Beauty

ChrisJordan is part of a cohort of environmental photographers who, ratherthan turning their lens on nature, focus attention on the unnaturalnessof our daily surroundings. Sure, the “environment...

EI Staff

Local News from All Over

AFRICASpotty Logic?Leopards may find themselves in a tight spot now that The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) has approved a Ugandan proposal to ...

EI Staff

Earth Island Project Reports

The Adaptation Network is one of Earth Island’s newest projects. “Adaptation” refers to adapting to climate change in the US, although the models the Network promotes and the relat...

EI Staff

International Marine Mammal Project

In Loving Memory of Gretchen Wyler

EI Staff

The Fission Division

Will Nuclear Power Split the Green Movement?

Jason Mark

Temperature Gauge

Trouble Brewing

EI Staff

Aaron Lehmer

As ayoung boy, Aaron Lehmer lamented as the cornfields outside his family’ssuburban home in Des Moines, Iowa gradually were paved over to make wayfor more housing. Lehmer could not fathom how wh...

Audrey Webb

Profile in Cowardice

Each day brings fresh evidence of how humanity’s reckless carbon consumption fuels atmospheric changes. Europe experienced a particularly bizarre summer, as erratic weather simultaneously brou...

Jason Mark

Aaron Lehmer

As a young boy, Aaron Lehmer lamented as the cornfields outside his family’s suburban home in Des Moines, Iowa gradually were paved over to make way for more housing. Lehmer could not fathom how...

EI Staff

Harnessing the Wind

Ricardo GonzalezTheRosebud Sioux like to tell the story of a visiting elder from aSouthwest pueblo who came to their South Dakota tribal lands and asked,“Say, all your animals up here kind of le...

Shannon Biggs

Spyhopping

Toyotas vs. Tortillas

Gar Smith

The 11th Hour

Producedand Narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio. Directed by Leila Connors Petersenand Nadia Connors. 91 minutes; Warner Independent Pictures. Theurban organic farm I co-manage relies heavily on voluntee...

Jason Mark

John Schaeffer discusses the future of solar energy

For more than 30 years, John Schaeffer has been on the cutting edge of innovations in renewable energy. He is the founder and president of Real Goods, which he has shepherded from a small start-up to ...

EI Staff

Moving Mountains

The Human Costs of Our Coal Economy

Bob Sloan

The Carbon Buster’s Home Energy Handbook

Slowing Climate Change and Saving Money

Audrey Webb

Brower Youth Awards

Former Earth Island Journal editor Gar Smith noted that as a mountaineer, “Dave Brower learned how to balance personal daring against gravity to overcome daunting obstacles.” He took that ...

Sharon Smith

Green Revolution?

Venezuela's Socialist Reforms Float on a Sea of Oil

Sebastian Kennedy and Martin Markovits

A Conservative’s Conservation Works

Jim DiPeso

Jim DiPeso

Will Nuclear Power Split the Green Movement?

Istockphoto.com Situated on a tall sea cliff above pounding waves, the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant enjoys the kind of stunning ocean view typical of Central California’s rugged coast. R...

 Jason Mark

Stone’s Throw

High in the Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia, on a small island of green above a desert of rock and mud, a man in blue jean overalls wanders throughan overgrown cemetery and struggles to contain...

Bill Kovarik