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To Change Everything We Need Everyone

To Change Everything We Need Everyone

The slogan of the 300,000+ People’s Climate March that rolled over Manhattan like a tsunami yesterday, “To change everything we need everyone” was embodied not only in the raw numbers—larger than the 1963 March for Jobs and Justice led by Martin Luther King—but also in the incredible diversity of the crowd and the organizations participating, and the careful structuring […]

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    How to Build a Wind Turbine From Scratch

    How to Build a Wind Turbine From Scratch

    Thanks to filmmaker Jake Beed and the Action4Climate video competition, you can have a first-hand look at what it’s like to build a wind turbine from scratch. In If You Build It, watch a group of young Canadians strive for a more sustainable way of life by figuring out how to generate their own power via a […]

    World Population to Hit 12 Billion in 2100, New Study Predicts

    World Population to Hit 12 Billion in 2100, New Study Predicts

    Researchers had been predicting a leveling off of the world’s population, currently more than seven million. But Science, the journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, published a paper today projecting that population will continue to grow in this century and could reach 12 billion by 2100. The paper gave an 80 percent chance […]

    Teen Activist Walks Across America for Climate Action

    Teen Activist Walks Across America for Climate Action

    Are you tired of hearing how apathetic young people are? Then listen to Kelsey Juliana. Oregon teen Kelsey Juliana tells Bill Moyers how she got her passion to protect the climate. Photo credit: Moyers & Company Her parents met in ’90s while protesting logging in Oregon’s old-growth forests, and she’s a chip off the old blocks. […]

    Watch People’s Climate March Live Right Here on Sunday

    Watch People’s Climate March Live Right Here on Sunday

    300,000+ participate in Peoples Climate March. Read more here. Watch the People’s Climate March: [livestream http://new.livestream.com/accounts/467901/events/3400186/player?width=640&height=360&autoPlay=true&mute=false expand=1] People’s Climate March Predictions are growing for the number of people who will be arriving in New York City Sunday for the historic People’s Climate March. And if you can’t be among them, you can follow all the action […]

    50 Dirtiest U.S. Power Plants Huge Contributor to Carbon Emissions

    50 Dirtiest U.S. Power Plants Huge Contributor to Carbon Emissions

    U.S. power plants are an outsized contributor to the world’s carbon pollution, a new report released by Environment America Research & Policy Center and the Frontier Group says. It found that in 2012, they added more climate change-causing carbon to the environment than the entire economies of any nation other than China. The report, “America’s Dirtiest […]

    The People’s Climate March: A Time Where ‘We’ Can Make a Difference

    The People’s Climate March: A Time Where ‘We’ Can Make a Difference

    Protecting the planet from the worst consequences of climate change is not an “I” issue, it’s a “We” issue, and notice we are using a capital “W.”  That’s why it’s important for as many people as possible to take part in the People’s Climate March in New York, the various other marches around the world, and […]

    Disaster-Induced Displacement Grows Worldwide

    Disaster-Induced Displacement Grows Worldwide

    When we think about refugees, most of us probably think of war or people fleeing political repression. But this morning, the annual report of the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) as part of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) revealed that in 2013, three times as many people were displaced by natural disaster as by conflict. […]

    Top 10 Countries With the Worst Air Quality

    Top 10 Countries With the Worst Air Quality

    Everyone knows the air quality is foul in all of China’s major cities, right? But a study released by the UN’s World Health Organization says China is not the worst country when it comes to the air being a threat to human health. Believe it or not, it doesn’t even come in the top 10. New Delhi […]