A team of researchers tried to gauge public perceptions of climate activists and faith in humanity's ability to work together on issues like climate change.
Conscripting young volunteers to combat climate change is not necessary. Australians aged 15-17 already have the highest rates of volunteering in the country.
Governments should change their approach by deepening collaboration with citizens to ensure delivery of urban infrastructure
Doctors have long taken up global issues, from nuclear war to ozone depletion and climate change, and helped shift the course of history.
InterContinental Hotels Group plans to switch miniature toiletries for bulk products, but it isn't likely to do as much for the environment as activists might think.
Populism focuses on charismatic individuals. Environmentalism is all about collective action on collective solutions. How do they come together?
Today, companies often take stances on social issues. A professor of brand responsibility compares ally brands with advocates.
The reported number of deaths of people campaigning to protect the environment has tripled over a 15 year period.
Australian artists are protesting the Adani mine's potential impact on the black-throated finch. The project is gaining traction online, but in this case, emotive art might not be enough.
LGBT Americans under 24 are more likely to volunteer, sign petitions and attend rallies and demonstrations.
By placing less emphasis on public opinion, and questioning public morality as the basis of its decision, the latest High Court decision shows that times have indeed changed.
For poet John Kinsella, veganism is an ethics of commitment. Living as a vegan, he writes, is not a holier-than-thou situation, but a move towards being more respectful of life.
The school strikes are a serious moral challenge to climate inaction, but they must overcome certain challenges to maintain momentum.
How can the climate strikers' demands of system change be met?
The revolution begun by Syrians exactly eight years ago has been won – by the murderous leader they rebelled against. But the struggle for freedom, dignity and justice Syrians launched is not over.
Facing up to the horror of climate change can help us work towards a more sustainable culture. Young people are leading the way.
These youngsters have ample fervor, and they are dramatically photogenic. Dismissing them as being fake or lightweight can spell trouble for members of the establishment.
This is just one example of how being 'different' can lead to being treated differently.
Chinese users have started posting sensitive materials, like documents of sexual assault, on the blockchain. But the government has taken its own steps to crack down on this practice.
The teacher strikes that have swept the US represent a new shift in teacher activism that has led teacher unions to align with broader social and racial justice movements, an education scholar says.