• Divest. Separate. Win.

    by KC Golden on May 12, 2014

    Divestment is more than a tactic in the climate battle. In a broad sense, it’s the whole game. Because, by itself, the fossil fuel industry does not have enough money or power to stop climate solutions. It only wins by continuously taking our money, and our power, and using them against us.

  • A Clean Burn

    by Bobby Hayden on May 9, 2014

    A former Texas oilman and a public health advocate stand up to Big Oil, and fight for clean air and homegrown jobs in the Northwest.

  • A Remembrance of Billy Frank, Jr.

    by Martha Kongsgaard on May 8, 2014

    “I don’t believe in magic,” Billy once said. “I believe in the sun and the stars, the water, the tides, the floods, the owls, the hawks flying, the river running, the wind talking. They’re measurements. They tell us how healthy things are.  How healthy we are. Because we and they are the same. That’s what I believe in. Those who learn to listen to the world that sustains them can hear the message brought forth by the salmon.”   

  • Shell Game: why climate policy is all business

    by William Brent on May 7, 2014

    More than 70 businesses, including fossil fuel giant Shell and utility EDF Energy, recently signed the "Trillion Tonne Communique," asking governments to put a price on carbon in order to limit emissions to one trillion metric tons (we're already more than halfway there). The ultimate goal is to make the world net-zero emissions by 2100. Sounds great.

  • When the climate denier is your dad

    by Kimberly Larson on May 7, 2014

    Which has worse consequences: wrongly denying that a problem exists, or acknowledging the problem, while choosing to keep making the problem worse?