Science & Environment

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Climate Train riders make their voices heard

"This march is about putting yourself on the front lines - to let citizens, corporations, and government know what you think, what you want, and how you feel."

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Review, "This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate"

A great service to the environmental movement and a masterful examination of the ways in which climate change is impacting our political and economic systems.

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RNs to join actions in NYC, Oakland, LA in call for action to stem climate crisis

Nurses around the nation will be on hand in New York to join with environmental, labor, health, and community activists in this action to stem the worsening climate crisis.

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Climate change to spell doom for U.S. bird species

As a million people plan to participate in the People's Climate March at the UN on Septrmbrt 21, experts have issued a new warning that many species of American birds are facing extinction.

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The people, Wall Street, and the planetary emergency

Solutions to the climate crisis inevitably collide with the capitalist system and its inherent need for endless expansion based on a ruthless drive for maximum profit.

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Wildfires grow while budget to fight them is depleted

The U.S. Forest Service's annual budget for fighting wildfires is rapidly dwindling; in fact, it may run out by the end of the month: the fires, on the other hand, will keep burning.

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“The Sixth Extinction” or how humanity, perching on tree limb, saws it off

Writer Elizabeth Kolbert passionately describes how human destruction of ecological systems is causing a great mass extinction of biological species, including possibly humanity itself.

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Environmental news roundup: Massive Peoples Climate March at UN Sept. 21

On the environmental front, there is a confusing and contradictory mix of bad news along with progress to celebrate.

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Gore strikes hard (and strikes out), again

While capitalism is a major cause of the environmental problems we face, humanity needs environmental change to start happening now - we can't wait for socialism.

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Obama turns up the heat on climate change deniers

In a bold and positive move, Obama emphasized the urgency of the matter, and called on students to push the issue beyond the current partisan divide in Washington, D.C.

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