Today it is especially difficult for most people to understand our perilous global energy situation, precisely because it has never been more important to do so. Got that? No? Okay, let me explain
Activists are enforcing – not breaking – the law when attempting to obstruct operations that destroy our planet, as Jeremy Brecher explains.
Remembering Ken Saro-Wiwa and the Ogoni 8: Oil and Human Rights Campaigner, Sarah Shoraka’s first hand account of the ongoing movement for justice in the Niger Delta.
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New on Getting Action: Broad social mobilization helped ban open-cast mining in Costa Rica. But a Canadian mining company is attempting to force over $1bn in compensation using international arbitration.
Former UNFCC negotiator Nele Marien on something real that Doha could deliver.
Arthur Stamoulis of Citizens Trade Campaign asks why we’ve heard so little about the Transpacific Partnership – and points out what is being done to stop it.
Reflections from one climate activist on the role of summits like Rio and what else we need to be doing.
20 year-old Chloe Maxmin shares her thoughts from a life already deeply engaged in environmental activism.
Destry Maria Sibley of ‘Springfield No-one Leaves’ tells why and how her community is resisting Wall St locally.
The UNDP is challenging the world to find ways to develop sustainably. Can you help??