October 8, 2015 -
From Appalachia to the Deep South, organizations are building local and regional food systems to boost rural economies and improve community health.
May 12, 2015 -
The Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation has launched a "Southern Voices" oral history project to capture the stories of Southern leaders working for social and economic justice. This installment focuses on how organizations in the region are investing in ambitious plans to create diverse, sustainable economic engines.
April 16, 2014 -
A new report looks at the real-world consequences of a conspiracy theory promoted by the extreme right -- and by North Carolina leaders including Gov. Pat McCrory -- that claims environmental sustainability initiatives are part of a plot to destroy America and kill most of humanity.
September 13, 2013 -
A group of prominent Democrats has launched a project to promote the idea that coal is part of a sustainable U.S. energy future -- even as new evidence emerges showing just how environmentally destructive coal really is.
May 1, 2013 -
The Arkansas-based retail giant aims to become a renewable-energy giant. But can Wal-Mart's business model ever really be considered sustainable?
June 12, 2012 -
Despite a record of environmental pragmatism as Charlotte mayor, the North Carolina Republican gubernatorial hopeful has embraced a paranoid conspiracy theory that sees sustainable development as an evil United Nations plot to take over the world. Where did this idea come from, and what does it mean for McCrory's political future?
May 29, 2012 -
The executive director of a housing rights advocacy group serving southwest Alabama, Teresa Bettis recently spoke with Bridge the Gulf and the Institute for Southern Studies about her vision for a more sustainable future for the Gulf Coast.