Climate Change

'I'm scared out of my mind' — but still getting arrested to stop the tar-sands pipeline [VIDEO]

More than 100 activists have been arrested so far for protesting against the proposed Keystone XL pipeline in front of the White House. Watch on video.

Climate change makes alien invasion more likely

Update: Depressingly, this wasn't funded by NASA at all, although one of the authors is from NASA's planetary science division (he worked on it in his free time). It's still a good read though. (Thanks, Kate Sheppard!) Here's good news …

70 arrested on first day of tar-sands-pipeline protest

Seventy people from across the U.S. and Canada were arrested in front of the White House Saturday morning on the first day of a two-week sit-in aimed at pressuring President Obama to deny a permit for the massive new Keystone …

Tar-sands protesters in jail longer than expected

Despite assurances from the police that tar-sands-pipeline protestors would get just a few hours in jail, they're now being locked up for 48 hours or more.

Buddhist wisdom for the green soul [VIDEO]

Buddhist monk and peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh talks with Canadian enviro David Suzuki on why maintaining inner peace is vital to fighting the world's climate woes.

Critical List: New York AG going after natural gas companies; species move one mile north each year

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman subpoenaed three energy companies as part of an investigation into natural gas production estimates. If rats could abandon Ship Earth, they would right about now. Instead, species in the Northern Hemisphere are moving north …

The first rule of talking about extreme weather

Bringing up the connection between weather and climate change takes a problem of astronomical proportions and makes it far more concrete.

Rick Perry on climate change and Texas agriculture: 'We'll be fine'

It's just a bad year for the crops, the Texas governor assures farmers. What will he tell them in 2050, when his whole state could be a barren desert?

Mark Ruffalo wants you to fight the tar sands

Actor Mark Ruffalo explains why you should join him and thousands of others in protesting the Keystone XL pipeline in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 20.