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Young people especially, disillusioned by the failure of established institutions to act on climate change, are taking to the streets in growing numbers. They are the reluctant inheritors of potential catastrophes they want to avert.

Industry consultants said anti-tar sands push could become 'the most significant environmental campaign of the decade' if activists were left unopposed.
As environmentalists began ratcheting up pressure against Canada's tar sands three years ago, one...
12/05/2013 | Read More
Report by advocates says at least 125 sections on the southern portion of the Keystone have had to be repaired. Expert says concerns exaggerated.
Story updated on Nov. 13 at 2:30 a.m. EDT to include content of warning letters obtained by CBS...
11/12/2013 | Read More
'American policymakers need to understand just who they will be doing business with if they approve the Keystone,' says environmental artist Franke James.
Three years ago, Franke James was a little-known artist who found herself blacklisted by the...
10/28/2013 | Read More
Groundbreaking initiative is forcing an investor rethink: What's the value of fossil fuel stocks if companies must leave reserves in the ground?
A well-heeled coalition of investors is asking top fossil fuel companies to calculate the risks of...
10/24/2013 | Read More
About 4 million barrels of spilled oil, as much as BP's Gulf of Mexico spill, is flowing into the Arctic Ocean every year, Greenpeace says.
An environmental organization with a $350 million war chest, a giant protest vessel, 28 activists...
10/16/2013 | Read More
Only 27 percent of publicly traded companies even mention 'climate change' in their annual reports, finds new data.
Almost 75 percent of the nation's publicly traded companies are ignoring a three-year-old...
09/19/2013 | Read More
The viral video, posted in late August, has brought political satire to the debate on climate change, outing skeptics in Congress and causing a stir.
A funny video that calls on the World Meteorological Organization to name hurricanes after climate...
09/10/2013 | Read More
The effort spearheaded by the natural gas industry to repeal a clean energy law is creating a split between climate activists and efficiency advocates.
For the third time in a year, the fossil fuel industry and its allies in Congress are trying to...
07/11/2013 | Read More
Obama's biggest supporters are busy helping him pursue his climate agenda. One billionaire is creating pressure and space for him to reject Keystone.
As President Obama begins the gargantuan task of selling his climate agenda to the American people...
07/10/2013 | Read More
In a broad interview, Eugenie Scott talks about the hurdles that still loom for climate education advocates and reveals what "really pisses" her off.
As America's debate about global warming became politicized over the past half-decade, the...
07/02/2013 | Read More