Stories by Subhankar Banerjee

Subhankar Banerjee is a photographer, writer, activist, and founder of His most recent book Arctic Voices: Resistance at the Tipping Point will be published in paperback on August 20 (Seven Stories Press). subscribe to Subhankar Banerjee's feed

Posted on: Jul 30, 2015, Source: TomDispatch

The Olympic Peninsula's destruction is my personal nightmare and I couldn’t stay away.

Posted on: Mar 3, 2015, Source: TomDispatch

Drilling in the Chukchi Sea could spell doom for one of the last great oceanic environments on the planet.

Posted on: Sep 13, 2013, Source:

We can keep arguing whether the devastating still–unfolding flood in Colorado was caused (or amplified) by climate change (or not) or we could get serious about addressing the climate crisis.

Posted on: Aug 1, 2013, Source:

Obama in the US, and Harper in Canada, are turning North America into a petro–imperial and petro–despot continent. This doesn't bode well for solving the climate crisis.

Posted on: Jul 3, 2013, Source:

This week we learned what “extreme” in climate changed extreme weather means for human loss -- so what are we doing about it?

Posted on: Jun 30, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Snowden didn’t 'betray' his country, but his courageous act follows Gandhi's model of inciting people to rebel against an unjust state.

Posted on: May 17, 2013, Source: Seven Stories Press

A leading international voice on arctic conservation addresses President Obama’s strategy for tapping America’s northern frontier.

Posted on: Sep 13, 2012, Source:

There is so much we are still learning about how climate change is affecting the arctic and its species.

Posted on: Sep 6, 2012, Source:

Small illegal groups or big corporations supported by governments are destroying human and nonhuman communities to extract resources.

Posted on: Aug 2, 2012, Source: Tom Dispatch

If the major energy companies have their way, there will be no turning back until the oceans are a garbage dump.

Posted on: Jun 15, 2012, Source:

No comprehensive scientific study on the Arctic Ocean has been conducted by this administration, yet the most dangerous form of drilling is about to take place there.

Posted on: Mar 2, 2012, Source:

Shell's twisted tragedy to get to drill in the Arctic involves launching an attack against an environmental and indigenous human rights organization.

Posted on: Aug 15, 2011, Source:

One of the riskiest and most destructive extreme energy oil exploration projects on the planet is moving toward implementation -- Shell's oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean.

Posted on: Jul 19, 2011, Source:

LANL is proposing to build a new $6 billion facility for building new nuclear weapons, which has residents concerned. But that's just the beginning.

Posted on: Jul 5, 2011, Source:

Los Alamos National Lab is proposing to build a massive plutonium bomb factory -- and that has many nearby residents concerned.

Posted on: Mar 7, 2011, Source:

If you don't know who Binayak Sen is, it's time to find out.

Posted on: Nov 16, 2010, Source:

Burning coal and oil for more than 100 years has resulted in human-made climate change. We cannot allow another 100 years of the same.

Posted on: May 26, 2010, Source:

Bad as the Gulf may be, a damaged Arctic will take far more time to heal. Do we want to risk it?