How to pay for the crisis while making the country more equitable, green, and secure.
This week leaders of the world’s largest economies once again missed an opportunity to actually do something on climate change.
Major U.S. environment, development and faith groups call on President Obama not to block European countries’ progress toward a financial speculation tax at the G-20 Summit.
Maryland’s GPI assesses what’s left behind when the state’s economy officially expands.
Maryland’s government is embracing an alternative way to monitor the state’s wellbeing called the Genuine Progress Indicator, which brings depth to the analysis of the state’s economic growth.
It’s a sad commentary on the state of our country that our children are terrified by what our elected officials are failing to do: Uphold laws that protect their health.
When the Great Depression hit, Congress lacked any tools with which to accurately measure just how the economy as a whole was faring.
Children have a way of speaking to our hearts.
For several days now, protesters have assembled outside the White House to express their opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline. The proposed pipeline will carry toxic, corrosive bitumen from the tar sands and will stretch over 1,700 miles from Canada to Texas. There, it will be refined, primarily for export.
“Today I’m risking arrest to urge president Obama to be the leader that puts healing the planet and families over the interests of the fossil fuel industry.”
Here’s three reasons why the pipeline is truly idiotic and why I’m willing to get arrested to stop it.
Years after the Enron debacle, traders are still fleecing consumers through obscure electricity market loopholes.
Climate activists turned up the heat on government officials attending the UN climate talks, calling for a tiny tax on financial speculation to help pay for the fight against global warming.
Over the next two weeks, representatives from 194 nations will meet in Bonn, Germany, to push forward a deal to stabilize the global climate and help poor countries address the inevitable changes that global warming brings.
The World Bank’s perverse incentives to pollute continue preempting a better, more principled way forward.
Earthbeat Radio is filling a gap with continuing independent coverage of the climate change crisis. During the National Conference for Media Reform, we sat down with Free Speech TV to talk about our work.
As radioactivity levels continue to spike in Fukushima, Obama’s support for nuclear power is unwavering.
More than 90 environment, development, human rights, and anti-debt organizations from around the world want the Bank to have no say in setting up this key new tool for helping poor nations address climate change.