Congress is hard at work on historic energy and climate change legislation. The House of Representatives plans to vote on a bill in the next few weeks, with the Senate to follow in early fall.
Today's most pressing task for humanity, I believe, is to halt the current environmental crisis.
The year was 1988. I was 11 years old and my younger brother Paul was 7 years old.
Often, when we hear about global warming, what we get on the news is statistics that are hard to take in.
We are at a global turning point.
If a budget is a moral document, what should be said about the president's proposed budget for 2010? I focus here on what this budget proposal says about justice for poorer Americans.
Lemeyo Abon, an indigenous elder from the Marshall Islands, is a survivor of fallout from the largest nuclear bomb ever
The realities of global poverty are very stark.
Is it possible to create a new economy in the hood that would create jobs, lower energy costs, reduce the carbon footprint of an urban neighborhood, and allow neighbors to get to know one another a