"We must protect workers, communities and the environment. This is not just a political issue; this is a life and death issue."
What felt distant has become much closer. What could be safely put off can no longer be shoved aside.
Global warming has triggered rising water levels in the South Pacific of about a foot over the past 30 years, creating thousands of refugees.
The City Council voted to ban a coal train that would wind through Oakland neighborhoods, creating a health and safety hazard.
New report further documents Honduran government's attacks on indigenous, environmental activists.
Cleaning up the environment is "an economic tool" to provide good jobs for U.S. workers, he says.
Like Frederick Douglass and the abolitionists of the 19th century, today's movement to stop climate change must build a broad alliance.
The movement to save the bees recently got a shot - or perhaps a sting - in the arm.
The global climate crisis rests squarely with us and, in no small degree, depends on the outcome of the upcoming presidential and Congressional elections.
Thirty years ago, on April 26, 1986, at 1:23 a.m., an explosion occurred at the Chernobyl atomic power station at Pripyat.