Oil and gas canals and pipelines have destroyed much of the Louisiana coastal lands.
The Mi'kmaq Nation is hoping to win an injunction against Southwestern Energies to stop the shale gas "exploration" on their land.
People no matter where they are can find ways to link up with one or another of these struggles, movements, and organizations. And that's a good reason for our hope for the future of humanity to grow and flourish.
Like the civil rights movement of the 1950s and '60s, the environmental movement has both moral and practical aspects. It needs a strategy that unites both inside and outside struggles and goals.
Students and concerned citizens from a variety of organizations held a protest at a conference of the Institute for Clean and Secure Energy. The institute promotes use of tar sands, oil shale and coal.
Prominent environmental and human rights leaders were arrested Wednesday outside the White House while protesting Keystone XL pipeline construction.