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Reflecting the urgency of the climate crisis — a conversation with 350′s Matt Leonard

Summer has been the season of climate action for the past two years.

208 Arrested Protesting Climate Chaos and Big Oil at Chevron Refinery

Two thousand eight hundred high-spirited and sunflower-carrying demonstrators—numbers estimated by the Richmond Police Department (RPD)—converged in front of the main gate to Chevron’s refinery in Richmond Saturday to demand that the oil giant address ongoing health and safety …

Global Power Shift

Global Power Shift (GPS) is a planetary-scale project to spark a new wave of climate action around the world.

Making Movies - Apr 19

•Mother: Caring for 7 Billion - Teaser - Free Streaming of Director's Cut •Do the Math Documentary Premieres on Earth Night, April 21 •Growing Cities Movie

Is the Keystone XL Pipeline the “Stonewall” of the Climate Movement?

A few weeks ago, Time magazine called the fight over the Keystone XL pipeline that will bring some of the dirtiest energy on the planet from Alberta, Canada, to the U.S. Gulf Coast the “Selma and Stonewall” of the climate movement. Which, if you think about it, may be both good …

The reasoning behind divestment

Fossil fuel divestment has been featured in the news a lot recently. Often discussed as yet another push towards a more sustainable energy system and economy, fossil fuel divestment is, essentially, a notably public, economic boycott.

Can a Divestment Campaign Move the Fossil Fuel Industry?

U.S. climate activists have launched a movement to persuade universities, cities, and other groups to sell off their investments in fossil fuel companies. But while the financial impact of such divestment may be limited, the campaign could harm the companies in a critical sphere — public …

Is Bill McKibben’s math finally adding up?

You can’t build a movement without numbers. If anyone understands that, it’s co-founder Bill McKibben. Standing in front of an estimated crowd of 50,000 people gathered for the Forward on Climate rally yesterday on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. he said, “All I …

Rev. Lennox Yearwood, Jr.’s forward motion for a world that works for all

In what is being billed as “the largest climate rally in history,” thousands of people are expected to gather on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, Feb. 17 to call for a definitive shift in the nation’s energy policy. The “Forward on Climate Rally” …