With global action on reducing CO2 emissions all-but-stalled, governments focus their energy on another global warming pollutant: Black Carbon
Notes from a Warming World
Feminine MystiqueMore power for women means less bad gas in the air. Nations where women have higher political status tend to have lower carbon dioxide emissions, says a new study published in the jou...
A suspicious and powerful government. Home to incredible biodiversity and the world’s biggest polluters. A citizenry struggling to define its notion of civil society. Despite these challenges, the environmental movement in China is gaining momentum.
The Search for a Stove to Save the World
Earth Island Journal: Finding Solutions to Protect the Planet
When it came to journalism, Dave Brower had a rule: Don’t just present problems; present solutions. For 16 years, it was my honor to helm the Journal as it became both a tool to communicate info...
A successful crane conservation program in China’s Guizhou province holds lessons for people’s participation in restoration projects
The Limits of Limits
The Race for What’s Left: The Global Scramble for the World’s Last Resources By Michael T. Klare Metropolitan Books, 2012 306 page
The Borneo Project
Defending Rivers and the Communities that Rely on Them
Life on Refinery Row
Residents of Corpus Christi, Texas are afraid of the chemicals around them – and scared to leave home.
Stephanie Elizondo Griest
A Royal Proclamation
The Prince’s Speech: On the Future of Food By HRH The Prince Of Wales Rodale Books, 2012, 64 pages
Fighting the Paving of Paradise
Worth a Dam?
Hetch Hetchy in Yosemite
In the Wild, There Is Such a Thing as a Free Lunch
For more than 11 years I’ve lived without money, government assistance, or conscious barter. I live primarily in a cave in a Utah canyon, when I’m not wandering. Occasionally I house-sit, ...
World of Wonder
Two years ago, The Nation magazine published a list of the “The 50 Most Influential Progressives of the Twentieth Century.” Among giants like Eleanor Roosevelt, Thurgood Marshall, and Cesa...
Time to Repair the Damage of the Past
+Spreck Rosekrans is director of policy for Restore Hetch Hetchy. He has more than two decades of experience working with cities, farmers, tribes, and fishermen to find practical solutions for managin...
Letters & Emails
Not Quite EthicalThe article about the ethical destinations was interesting (“Ten Best Ethical Destinations,” Spring 2012), but we disagree with one of the destinations on the list –...
“Objectivity is the greatest threat to the United States today.”
An Excerpt from Encounters with the Archdruid
John Mc Phee
… Not until we have a Clean energy system
-Tim Redmond is executive editor of the San Francisco Bay Guardian and author, with Marc Mowrey, of Not in Our Backyard: The People and Events that Shaped America’s Modern Environmental Movement...
Local News from All Over
AfricaA Growing MessIt sounds like a classic complaint from the satirical website first-world-problems.com: “What am I supposed to do with all of these obsolete iPhone and Mac chargers?” B...
A Voice for the Wilderness
An Excerpt from The Wildness Within
When Jane Kleeb moved to Nebraska in 2007, one of the first things she noticed was that people there, though most of them identified as Republicans, were quite progressive, especially farmers and ranc...