Bren Smith

Bren Smith is the executive director of GreenWave and owner of Thimble Island Oyster Co. He pioneered the development of restorative 3D ocean farming.

Farming the urban sea

In Long Island Sound, just outside New York City, new aquaculture projects promise to clean the water while raising low-input sustainable seafood in vertical underwater gardens.

Four new ways climate activists can organize in an age of extreme weather

Climate chaos has kicked into high gear this summer. That means new opportunities for activists.

Fossil-fuel subsidies are the real job killers

Big Oil accuses environmentalists of killing jobs, but behind the scenes the oil industry is laying off thousands of workers and undermining our entire economy.

Keystone XL opponents need a jobs program

Keystone XL supporters have successfully painted the anti-pipeline crowd as "job killers." Here's how we can fight back.

The sustainable seafood myth

Seafood sustainability ratings don't get to the heart of the matter: If global warming continues unabated, there won't be any fish left to eat.

Calling all artists: The climate movement needs you!

See related slideshowThroughout history, artists have joined forces with political movements to battle injustice and demand a better and more beautiful world. Picasso’s “Guernica” captured the horrors of the German bombing of civilians in 1937. “Solidarity Forever,” “We Shall Overcome,” …