Ohio has taken to the local ballot initiative process to propose "Community Bill of Rights" ordinances to ban fracking.
Less than eight months after the Paris Agreement, pledges from around the world are nowhere near as ambitious as they need to be to slow down warming.
Amanda Eckerson is a writer and multi-media artist reporting on the 2012 elections in Venezuela from a
people´s movement perspective. She holds a degree in history from Yale University and was a 2009 Fulbright scholar to Venezuela.