‘Racism dictates who gets dump...

Nov 14, 2019 by

Five luminaries explain the concept of ‘environmental justice’ and reveal why, alongside the climate crisis, it is one of the most pressing issues of our time   

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Why ‘acting locally’ is imposs...

Oct 28, 2019 by

Like many Americans, I worry about the state of the planet and try to make a positive impact through decisions in my day-to-day life.

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South Dakota Backs Off Harsh N...

Oct 25, 2019 by

At least seven other states have added stiff new penalties in the last few years for protesting near oil and gas pipelines and other ‘critical infrastructure.’

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Meet the Millionaires Helping ...

Sep 27, 2019 by

Climate change protesters from Extinction Rebellion snarled traffic in Washington on Monday and again on Friday. You might find yourself asking, “Who helps pays for this activism?”

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There Has Never Been A Better ...

Sep 18, 2019 by

I remember sitting in my room one day, feeling truly concerned about the fate of this planet.

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What Does ’12 Years to A...

Aug 28, 2019 by

It doesn’t mean the world can wait until 2030 to cut greenhouse gas emissions, or that chaos will erupt in 2030. Here’s what the science shows.

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It’s prime time to boycott Ama...

Jul 14, 2019 by

Pledge to boycott Amazon today. Then get what you need from Prime Day

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They Are Concentration Camps —...

Jun 20, 2019 by

The words “Holocaust” and “concentration camp” were trending on Twitter on Tuesday. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez had referred to the prison camps that migrant children are being kept in as “concentration camps,” and a virtual war erupted.

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‘Tame the nightmare̵...

Jun 15, 2019 by

Bill McKibben, a U.S. author and leading figure in global climate activism, has challenged adults to join a youth-led general strike in September, saying bold action may yet prevent civilization being cut off “at the knees.”

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Michael Bloomberg Promises $50...

Jun 7, 2019 by

Michael R. Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York City, said on Friday he would donate $500 million to a new campaign to close every coal-fired power plant in the United States

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Good news for climate activist...

Jun 3, 2019 by

Do marches convince bystanders to join a movement, or do they push them away? Sure, if you go out into the street waving a sign that says “There is no Planet B,” it feels like you’re doing something good.

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To Stop Global Catastrophe, We...

Apr 24, 2019 by

We have the technology to prevent climate crisis. But now we need to unleash mass resistance too – because collective action does work

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Public Called Upon to Descend ...

Apr 22, 2019 by

We need your action this week to stop SB 276 sponsored by Senator Richard Pan which interferes with and restricts the medical exemption to mandatory vaccinations in California.

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Climate Change & The Exti...

Apr 15, 2019 by

In other words, it’s a socialist movement designed to impose the will of the people on the governments of the world. Oh, dear. Lots of people won’t like that! Is it having any effect?

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Indigenous peoples go to court...

Apr 10, 2019 by

Historic lawsuit launched by the Waorani people of Ecuador to save their homes—and our planet – from destruction.

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When dam burst, here’s how one...

Apr 9, 2019 by

Flooding is a perennial danger for people living along Great Plains watersheds. But this spring the challenge has been epic in scale, calling forth individual resilience and the bonds of community.

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How to Legally Oppose Planning...

Mar 23, 2019 by

Picking apart the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) from 2012 and the latest in 2019 was an interesting task, as it shows some interesting aspects where the priority has switched from protecting the Public to protecting the interests of the 5G roll out strategy.

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The More Loving One: Astrophys...

Feb 10, 2019 by

I wrote Figuring (public library) to explore the interplay between chance and choice, the human search for meaning in an unfeeling universe governed by equal parts precision and randomness, the bittersweet beauty of asymmetrical and half-requited loves…

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Sparking love through connecti...

Feb 5, 2019 by

“We participate in shattering myths about those living in poverty seeing the light, courage, intelligence, strength, and creativity of the people we encounter. We discover on the streets our common humanity, through which celebration, community, and healing occur.” —Faithful Fools Street Ministry, SF, California

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Record Numbers of Students Fro...

Jan 25, 2019 by

16-year-old Greta Thunberg kickstarted the protests last year.

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America’s Teachers Are Furious...

Jan 22, 2019 by

From West Virginia to Los Angeles, educators are ushering in a new era of labor activism.

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Women’s March survives and thr...

Jan 21, 2019 by

“There wasn’t just a blue wave, there was a pink wave, and we’re proud of it.”

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This Badass 15-Year-Old Just S...

Dec 5, 2018 by

Our leaders are behaving like children,” she told the UN summit.

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How to Move From Concern to Ac...

Dec 2, 2018 by

A study conducted by The Yale Program on Climate Communication has determined that only 21% of all Americans are actively doing something to address Climate Change in their everyday lives…

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“Basic Training” f...

Dec 2, 2018 by

There are five things each of us can do to recover a saner image of who we are, whether we think of ourselves as peace activists or not.

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The Tax-Code Shift That’s Chan...

Nov 27, 2018 by

Nonprofit groups that used to focus their energies on litigation and education are structuring themselves to be political players.

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A Letter on Loyalty, Agency, U...

Nov 19, 2018 by

This is not intended to persuade or to convince, it is my voice and my experience and my truth.

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Conflict exhaustion or democra...

Oct 17, 2018 by

Democracies aim to turn political passions into protests and activism. Living through such a time, however, draws on civic reservoirs of patience and goodwill.

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Overwhelmed by climate change?...

Oct 12, 2018 by

From campaigning to installing insulation and solar panels, some practical steps you can take to help avoid climate breakdown.

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No vote, no problem. Young peo...

Sep 27, 2018 by

Zi Chua spent much of her summer vacation knocking on doors…

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