Mother Jones

Tim McDonnell shares news of a recent report outlining how Americans are using energy that offers climate change activists plenty of encouraging information.
Feb 12, 2015   Mother Jones
Highland Park, ZIP code 75205, represents the top of the 1% in Texas, and is the most enthusiastically Republican community in the country.
Dec 26, 2011   Mother Jones
With a major push by the federal government to achieve 80% clean energy by 2035, the California Energy Commission is moving quickly to approve permits. Sensitive Native cultural sites are threatened by the speedy process, say many involved.
Apr 21, 2011   Mother Jones
Mother Jones magazine reports on how tea party hostility towards "big government" is now being levelled at Agenda 21 and other smart growth initiatives, in the belief that they are part of an international conspiracy.
Nov 22, 2010   Mother Jones
Former California Governor (and current gubernatorial candidate) Jerry Brown may be the only person able to give the state a clean energy policy -- mainly because he's already done it before, according to this article.
Jul 7, 2010   Mother Jones
Some of the resistance that killed a major smart growth project in Alameda, California came from environmentalists. Josh Harkinson argues that its time for enviros to stop fighting smart growth and embrace density.
Jun 21, 2010   Mother Jones
Population is the last taboo, says Mother Jones, but on the way to 10 billion in 2045, we might want to consider having the conversation.
May 11, 2010   Mother Jones
Developers, planners, and city officials haven't been insisting on regulations protecting low-density residential all these years -- the people who live there have, says Kevin Drum at Mother Jones.
Apr 12, 2010   Mother Jones
Population centers the world around are caught in the grips of devastating droughts. Though temporary conditions, their increasing frequency should be a call to water-saving action, writes Tom Englehardt.
Mar 2, 2009   Mother Jones
Housing -- or the lack of it -- remains a major issue in post-Katrina New Orleans.
Sep 8, 2008   Mother Jones
<p>This editorial cartoon from <em>Mother Jones</em> offers a look at a possible future for Yellowstone National Park.</p>
Jul 28, 2008   Mother Jones