• Bioneers Recap Part 2: Estrella

    Estrela Hernandez, simply put, is a living model for frontline communities all over the world who wish to develop the tools for climate resiliency. You can read about my conversations with her at Bioneers from a few weeks ago.

  • Fracking the signal

    NPR has been accepting millions of dollars in "sponsorship" from the fracking front-group known as ANGA. In exchange for their support, NPR hosts like Steve Inskeep, Melissa Block and Audie Cornish routinely read messages that blatantly misrepresent the dangers of fracking to our planet and people.

    We've delivered petitions, met with NPR's ombudsman and CEO, and cajoled their staff on Facebook and Twitter. But they have resolutely maintained that there's no connection between these pro-fracking messages and the news coverage. Well there is now: Last week NPR reduced their climate reporting team to one person saying they don't "feel like [the environment] necessarily requires dedicated reporters."

  • President Obama's Clean Power Plan

    President Obama's Clean Power Plan is the first EPA regulation to cut global warming pollution from existing power plants, the largest source of carbon in the U.S. But King Coal is trying to block the regulations before they even take effect. In the coming weeks, we'll help collect tens of thousands of public comments to make the regulations even stronger, and make sure they go through.

  • Anthony and Naomi Klein
  • Bioneers Recap Part I

    I just got back from the 2014 Bioneers Conference in Marin County, California where I had the opportunity to meet and speak with author and activist Naomi Klie about her latest book, This Changes Everything.