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President Barack Obama speaks at Al Sharpton's National Action Network conference in New York, Friday, April 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
June 2, 2014 | Blog

Not only will the new regulations help America reduce emissions domestically, they will bring the international community closer to a climate action plan. Continue reading

Large sections of pipe are shown on a neighboring property to Julia Trigg Crawford family farm Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, in Sumner Texas. Oil has long lived in harmony with farmland and cattle across the Texas landscape, a symbiosis nurtured by generations and built on an unspoken honor code that allowed agriculture to thrive while oil was extracted. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
May 30, 2014 | What We're Reading

Bloomberg Businessweek reports that the project is riddled with shoddy workmanship. Continue reading

FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2011 file photo, a drilling rig is set up near a barn in Springville, Pa., to tap gas from the giant Marcellus Shale gas field. In an unlikely partnership between longtime adversaries, some of the nation's biggest energy companies and environmental groups announced Wednesday, March 20, 2013 that they have agreed on a voluntary set of standards for gas and oil fracking in the Northeast. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Updated May 31, 2014 | News & Notes

An unprecedented bill seeks to slap a felony charge on anyone who discloses information about fracking chemicals. Continue reading

Chef Tom Colicchio in a scene from "A Place at the Table." (Photo courtesy Magnolia Films)
May 19, 2014 | The Poverty Line

Chef, activist and Top Chef judge Tom Colicchio says it’s high time for a cohesive, political food movement that holds lawmakers accountable for their bad policies. Continue reading

Alan Roelofs examines a soybean field on his farm near Tyler in southwest Minnesota in an undated photo. (AP Photo/Minnesota Public Radio, Mark Steil)
May 18, 2014 | Connecting the Dots

A global team led by a Harvard scientist has found that heightened levels of atmospheric carbon make key staple crops — wheat, rice, peas and soybeans — less nutritious. Continue reading

Ben Santer
May 16, 2014 | Blog

How two men used the “tobacco strategy” to try to take down an esteemed scientist because they disagreed with his conclusion that global warming is caused by greenhouse gases. Continue reading

David Suzuki
May 16, 2014 | Moyers & Company

In part two of his interview, scientist David Suzuki says there’s still hope for the planet, despite the obstruction and greed of politicians and corporations. Watch part one of their conversation » Continue reading

Rachel Carson
May 15, 2014 | Blog

Biologist Rachel Carson didn’t want to write the blockbuster Silent Spring but felt a responsibility to do so. Continue reading

David Suzuki, image by Dale Robbins
May 14, 2014 | Moyers & Company

In part two of his interview, scientist David Suzuki says there’s still hope for the planet, despite the obstruction and greed of politicians and corporations. The entire interview with David Suzuki is now available online. Watch the full show » Continue reading

David Suzuki
May 12, 2014 | Moyers & Company

Watch clips from Bill’s interview with scientist David Suzuki on the latest developments in the climate change debate. Continue reading

David Suzuki
May 9, 2014 | Moyers & Company

A geneticist who has made science exciting to millions of TV viewers warns that we’re burning up the planet, but there’s still a chance we can make it. Continue reading

David Suzuki
May 7, 2014 | Moyers & Company

A geneticist who has made science exciting to millions of TV viewers warns that we’re burning up the planet, but there’s still a chance we can make it. The entire interview with David Suzuki is available online. Watch now » Continue reading

In this photo taken May 7, 2012, students in a kindergarten classroom at North Valley Academy in Gooding, Idaho wear red, white and blue shirts as part of their school uniform. The K-12th grade public charter school is the first in Idaho to advertise itself as a patriotic choice for parents, with an emphasis on individual freedoms and free-market capitalism. (AP Photo/Jessie L. Bonner)
May 7, 2014 | Perspectives

A new report says high school students perform worse the older they get. A pre-K administrator believes that bringing some lessons from pre-K to K-12 classrooms could make a difference. Continue reading

Students and parents are reunited after a lock down in response to a shooting in the parking lot of Liberty Elementary, just minutes before the students there were to be dismissed, Thursday, April 10, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Columbus Dispatch, Courtney Hergesheimer)
May 6, 2014 | Activism

Take action now to keep the gun lobby from undermining our safety. Continue reading

Fossil fuel divestment, student protest, Middlebury (Courtesy of Responsible Endowments Coalition)
April 29, 2014 | Activism

Watch clips from Bill’s interview with two leaders of the climate change divestment movement. Continue reading

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