Mapping environmentalism's road ahead
Conventional wisdom says environmentalism suffered a near-death experience in 2010, when a sweeping climate change bill ran aground in the Democratic-run Senate. But aspiring eulogists for the green movement have gotten ample material in the years before and since that failure.
Doing for clean energy what John Muir did for preservation
In September 2005, thousands of Sierra Club members gathered at the Moscone Center in San Francisco for the largest-ever gathering of the venerable organization. Amid outings to parks and presentations by environmentalists, pundits and comedians, more than 700 delegates from around the country voted to make climate change their No. 1 priority. The importance of the vote was not lost on the club's leaders.