Tag: climate change
Ira Chernus: Apocalypses EverywhereFebruary 2014
Is there any hope in an era filled with gloom and doom?
Michael Klare: The Gravitational Pull of Planet CarbonFebruary 2014
Three signs of retreat in the global war on climate change.
Tom Engelhardt: Ending the World the Human WayFebruary 2014
The story of all stories is barely in the news.
Jeremy Brecher: Discovering a Legal Tool to Curb Climate ChangeJanuary 2014
A legal argument for climate protection based on the vitality of future generations.
Dahr Jamail: Are We Falling Off the Climate Precipice?December 2013
Scientists consider extinction—and whether we can avoid it.
Todd Gitlin: How to Reverse a Slow-Motion ApocalypseNovember 2013
Why the divestment movement against big energy matters.
Michael Klare: Surviving Climate ChangeNovember 2013
Climate change may destroy us, but not before we see a green energy revolution by the people.
Theodoric Meyer: What Happened After Congress Passed a Climate Change Law? Very Little.October 2013
Congress finally attempts to tackle climate change, but with mixed results.
Rebecca Solnit: Bigger Than ThatOctober 2013
What happens when the weather morphs into man-made violence, becomes a terrorist?
Jay Walljasper: Save the Planet, Starting on Your BlockSeptember 2013
Local efforts have always been the backbone of global green activism.
Bill McKibben: Movements Without LeadersAugust 2013
What to make of change on an overheating planet.
Michael T. Klare: The Third Carbon AgeAugust 2013
Are we really heading for an era of renewable energy?
Ground TruthingAugust 2013
The writer-activist on the qualities of silence, bearing witness to trauma, and seeking sustenance in the world’s fragile beauty.
Tom Engelhardt: Just BeginJune 2013
A graduation day speech for the post-post-docs of life.
Tom Engelhardt: And Then There Was OneMay 2013
Imperial gigantism and the decline of planet Earth.
Michael Klare: Entering a Resource-Shock WorldApril 2013
How resource scarcity and climate change could produce a global explosion.
Nowhere to TurnApril 2013
There is no such thing as an environmental refugee, yet displacement as the result of climate change is growing exponentially. A personal look at the crisis in East Africa.
William deBuys: Phoenix in the Climate CrosshairsMarch 2013
We are long past coal mine canaries.
Tom Engelhardt: Where Is Everybody?March 2013
Why it’s so tough to get your head around climate change.
David Morris: Who Should Pay for the Costs of Climate Change?January 2013
Increasingly frequent disasters like Hurricane Sandy and Typhoon Bopha raise the question of global sharing.
Bill McKibben: Obama Versus PhysicsJanuary 2013
Why climate change won’t wait for the president.
Bill McKibben: Planetary EmergencyDecember 2012
One of the world’s leading climate activists on the science of dangerous weather, the imperative to organize, and how to get out of bed in the morning on a planet in peril.
Anne McClintock: Too Big to See with the Naked EyeDecember 2012
Aerial photos from Greenland take climate change out of the realm of abstraction.
Tim Swinehart: Setting Free Our HistoryDecember 2012
Getting the commons into school curriculum will help students understand climate change (and a lot more).
Bajo Aguan’s Modern Tragedy of the CommonsDecember 2012
Human rights abusers who help stop climate change, and the global system that keeps them in business
Amitav Ghosh: Products of FollyNovember 2012
The award-winning author on why he loves to write fiction and talk politics, and how nationalism fuels climate change.
Ellen Cantarow: Frack FightNovember 2012
Activists are waging a secret war, and the stakes couldn’t be higher.
Tom Engelhardt: The Mandate of HellNovember 2012
How not to change the world.
Rebecca Solnit: The Fourth Horseman of the ApocalypseNovember 2012
Hurricane Sandy rides in.
Rebecca Solnit: Our Words Are Our WeaponsOctober 2012
Our political language is in desperate need of a change.
Eric Knight: Why Do Politicians Break Promises About Tackling Climate Change?October 2012
The problem may not be their lack of integrity, but how we frame the issue.
Richard Falk: Apollo’s Curse and Climate ChangeOctober 2012
The scientific community is largely united on the dangers of climate change, so why is no one listening?
Rock WhispererOctober 2012
To find out how fast, and how much, polar ice might melt in the future, scientists are looking to ancient rocks for clues of what happened in the past.
Michael T. Klare: The Hunger Wars in Our FutureAugust 2012
Heat, drought, rising food costs, and the chaos that could ensue.
David Morris: Texas Judge Rules The Sky Belongs To EveryoneAugust 2012
Has the fight against climate change just taken a monumental step forward?
Closing the China GapAugust 2012
China’s voracious appetite for resources isn’t something to be feared—it should be emulated.
Richard Falk: On the U.N. Alliance of CivilizationsJune 2012
To solve global problems, we have to start thinking in terms of civilizations instead of than nation-states. A dispatch from the recent Istanbul Partners Forum.
Bill McKibben: The Planet WreckersJune 2012
Climate change denial is facing significant new challenges, but the fight is nowhere close to over.
Science Be DamnedJune 2012
How Texas managed to export its energy policy to the rest of America.
Rachel Riederer: Emergency in Slow MotionApril 2012
“The Island President,” a new film about the crisis in the Maldives, wants to change the way we talk about climate change.
The 700 ClubApril 2010
Skeptics cite 700 “scientists” who doubt global warming. Except few are climatologists. And Joseph Romm says they’re conducting the greatest disinformation campaign in history.