The nuclear power industry faces a crisis that could create thousands of new "green" jobs, offsetting some losses from the president's solar panel tariff.
His new novel, "Radio Free Vermont," focuses on climate change and ways to fight the system.
The Canadian prime minister's good looks and smooth rhetoric distract from his terrible environmental approach, journalist Bill McKibben contends.
Eminent U.S. environmentalist Bill McKibben warns that fossil fuel use is destroying the planet, and calls for curbs on the political power of the oil industry.
While most of the United States has been blinded by the presidential election spectacle, a grass-roots coalition has been fighting "the next Keystone XL” being pushed through—largely under the radar—by Big Carbon.
As the planet warms, another "extreme" weather event strikes.
As bad as Exxon has been in the past, what it’s doing now—entirely legally—is helping push the planet over the edge and into the biggest crisis in the entire span of the human story.
Even as the global warming crisis makes it clear that coal, natural gas and oil are yesterday’s energy, the momentum of two centuries of fossil fuel development means new projects keep emerging in a zombie-like fashion.
Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges, activist Bill McKibben, journalist Naomi Klein, Seattle City Councilwoman Kshama Sawant, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and public radio talk show host Brian Lehrer participated in a panel discussion the night before the People's Climate March in New York City this month.
On Sunday, Sept. 21, a huge crowd will march through the middle of Manhattan. It will almost certainly be the largest rally about climate change in human history, and one of the largest political protests in many years in New York.