Winners of the 2012 Goldman Environmental Prize (aka the "Green Nobel Prize") http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0416-hance_goldmanprize2012.html

Winners of the 2012 Goldman Environmental Prize (aka the "Green Nobel Prize") http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0416-hance_goldmanprize2012.html

Van Jones, one of our co-founders. "The green economy should not just be about reclaiming throw-away stuff. It should be about reclaiming thrown-away communities. It should not just be about recycling things to give them a second life. We should also be gathering up people and giving them a second chance"

Van Jones, one of our co-founders. "The green economy should not just be about reclaiming throw-away stuff. It should be about reclaiming thrown-away communities. It should not just be about recycling things to give them a second life. We should also be gathering up people and giving them a second chance"

M. Sanjayan • Lead scientist for The Nature Conservancy #YEARS #climatechange #environment http://schedule.sxsweco.com/events/event_ECOP10001109

M. Sanjayan • Lead scientist for The Nature Conservancy #YEARS #climatechange #environment http://schedule.sxsweco.com/events/event_ECOP10001109

John Francis is known to all as the Planet Walker. After witnessing a massive oil spill in San Francisco Bay in 1971, Francis gave up all motorized transportation. For 22 years, he walked everywhere he went - including treks across the entire United States and much of South America - hoping to inspire others to rethink the petroleum economy.

John Francis is known to all as the Planet Walker. After witnessing a massive oil spill in San Francisco Bay in 1971, Francis gave up all motorized transportation. For 22 years, he walked everywhere he went - including treks across the entire United States and much of South America - hoping to inspire others to rethink the petroleum economy.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is an activist and attorney specializing in environmental law.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is an activist and attorney specializing in environmental law.

In her six years as the Commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation, Janette Sadik-Khan has made a lot of changes. Those changes are all aimed at her goal of making it easier and safer to get around in New York, and to make the city a better place for residents and businesses.

The Woman In Charge Of NYC Transportation Has Done An Incredible Job

In her six years as the Commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation, Janette Sadik-Khan has made a lot of changes. Those changes are all aimed at her goal of making it easier and safer to get around in New York, and to make the city a better place for residents and businesses.

Caroline Lucas among dozens arrested in Balcombe anti-fracking protest

Caroline Lucas among dozens arrested in Balcombe anti-fracking protest

Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, leader of the Oakland-based nonprofit Green for All, organizes minority and low-income communities to press for green jobs and mobilizes their grassroots power into a national force for an inclusive, clean-energy economy.

Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, leader of the Oakland-based nonprofit Green for All, organizes minority and low-income communities to press for green jobs and mobilizes their grassroots power into a national force for an inclusive, clean-energy economy.

Josh Fox, director of the film Gasland, about the effects of fracking for natural gas.

Josh Fox, director of the film Gasland, about the effects of fracking for natural gas.

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