Jay Walljasper: Green Dreams for Earth DayApril 2015
Earth Day should focus on what you can do close to home.
Naomi Oreskes: Wishful Thinking About Natural GasJuly 2014
Why fossil fuels can’t solve the problems created by fossil fuels.
Daniel Moss: Cities Partner with Rural Communities to Protect WaterFebruary 2014
The moral and ethical reasons for good watershed management.
Todd Gitlin: How to Reverse a Slow-Motion ApocalypseNovember 2013
Why the divestment movement against big energy matters.
Lewis Lapham: The (Less Than) Eternal SeaJune 2013
The Poet’s Metaphor and the Styrofoaming of the Waters.
Tom Engelhardt: Terracide and the TerraristsMay 2013
Destroying the planet for record profits.
Peter Barnes: A Brief History of How We Lost the CommonsMarch 2013
And what we must do to get it back.
Pamela Palmater: A Movement to Protect the Earth Rises in CanadaFebruary 2013
Idle No More: Indigenous people mount a high-profile challenge to Prime Minister Stephen Harper's policies.
Abrahm Lustgarten: Message from Mexico – U.S. Is Polluting Water It May Someday Need to DrinkJanuary 2013
While Mexico searches for untapped aquifers, the US government allows companies to pollute potential sources of fresh water.
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.
Meaghan Winter: Extinction is the RuleDecember 2012
Sure, forced abortions are oppressive, but so is not being able to breathe.
Roslyn Bernstein: Frank Moore’s Dark ThoughtsNovember 2012
"Toxic Beauty," a retrospective at NYU’s Grey Gallery, brings together the writing and visual work of an extraordinarily socially engaged artist.
Ellen Cantarow: Frack FightNovember 2012
Activists are waging a secret war, and the stakes couldn't be higher.
Jack Tuholske: A New Vision for the Great Lakes is NeededSeptember 2012
The Great Lakes are a commons, not a commodity to be sold to the highest bidder.
For a Coming ExtinctionFebruary 2011
The U.S. poet laureate, W.S. Merwin, discusses his role in the antiwar movement, the quagmire of U.S. military occupations, today’s extinction rate, and efforts to conserve nature on Maui.