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GMOs & the Case for Precaution

CoalIn our latest Green American magazine, editor-in-chief Tracy Fernandez Rysavy explains how Green America's adherence to "The Precautionary Principle" motivates our work on GMOs. Plus: interviews with a non-GMO farmer and a research biologist who opposes the widespread adoption of GMOs »

April Faces of the Green Pages: Sunbeam Candles

CandlesSunbeam Candles uses solar power to hand-craft beeswax, soy wax and aromatherapy candles with pure earth-friendly ingredients »

Deadline Extendend: Contact the EPA by May 9

CoalThe EPA is taking public comment through May on proposed stronger emissions standards for new power plants. Tell them you support strong limits on carbon pollution »

2014 Shareholder Focus Lists

This season, shareholders have filed 417 social and environmental resolutions — more than ever before.  Proposals on climate change, energy, and their risks make up the bulk, about 40 percent. Our watch list is here »

Join the Climate Ride!

We’re looking for bicyclists who want to take action on climate change! You can join the Green America Team for Climate Ride Wine Country (May 17-20), Climate Ride Midwest (Sept. 6-9), or Climate Ride NYC-DC (Sept. 20-24) »

Tell Godiva: We Want Fair Trade

Other high-end chocolate companies use third-party certifcation to ensure that their products aren't tainted with child slave labor and the exploitation of cocoa-producing communities, but Godiva does not »