What Ocasio-Cortez gets about ...

Apr 19, 2019 by

Spats between members of Congress are seldom worth much attention, but an amusing one that happened between Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Rep. Garland “Andy” Barr (R-Ky.) tells us a lot about how Democrats and Republicans think about the past, present and future of the American economy-

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Bernie Sanders and the Myth of...

Apr 19, 2019 by

The very rich are richer than people imagine.

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You Don’t Have to Be a Vegan t...

Apr 19, 2019 by

But recent studies underscore the need for us to dial back our burger habit.

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‘A New Day in New York&#...

Apr 18, 2019 by

“We are answering the call for bold action.”

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Canadian grocer to allow reusa...

Apr 18, 2019 by

Starting next week, shoppers at Metro stores in Quebec can go zero waste more easily than ever.

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It’s been exceptionally warm i...

Apr 18, 2019 by

You might have heard about the exceptional heat this year in the northern hemisphere and around the world. March was just declared the second warmest on record globally

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What drought? These states are...

Apr 18, 2019 by

Wyoming wants to modify the Fontenelle Dam so it can use an extra 80,000 acre-feet of water from a tributary of the once-mighty Colorado River

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Energy Equity: Bringing Solar ...

Apr 17, 2019 by

Millions of Americans lack access to solar energy because they cannot afford the steep upfront costs.

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Mexico’s Monarch Butterflies A...

Apr 17, 2019 by

Their habitat could soon be eradicated by climate change.

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100 Million Tree-Planting Init...

Apr 16, 2019 by

The Arbor Day Foundation recently announced its Time for Trees initiative, which aims to plant 100 million trees by 2022.

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Six-decade plankton study char...

Apr 16, 2019 by

Handwritten journals from 50s show how plastic problem has grown to global emergency

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California and EPA Poised to E...

Apr 16, 2019 by

A little-known program under federal environment law is being used to permit oil and gas companies to inject waste into the state’s aquifers, even as the thirst for groundwater grows.

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A Shocking Discovery Shows Jus...

Apr 16, 2019 by

Tiny bits of plastic likely blown from big cities 100 miles to the south have appeared in the remote French Pyrenees.

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Climate Change & The Exti...

Apr 15, 2019 by

In other words, it’s a socialist movement designed to impose the will of the people on the governments of the world. Oh, dear. Lots of people won’t like that! Is it having any effect?

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The ‘Attenborough Effect...

Apr 15, 2019 by

It’s proof that documentaries are powerful tools for change.

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Is America Becoming an Oligarc...

Apr 15, 2019 by

Growing inequality threatens our most basic democratic principles.

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Monsanto found liable for Fren...

Apr 15, 2019 by

The potential damages will be considered by another court in Lyon.

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Border Patrol Holds Hundreds o...

Apr 15, 2019 by

Asylum-seekers are forced to wait days inside surplus Army shelters in a parking lot, with no beds and little food or showers.

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Killing migratory birds, even ...

Apr 15, 2019 by

Under Republican and Democratic presidents from Nixon through Obama, killing migratory birds, even inadvertently, was a crime, with fines for violations ranging from $250 to $100 million.

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The Right’s New Rallying Cry i...

Apr 12, 2019 by

HELSINKI, Finland — When they really wanted to rile up conservative voters this spring, the politicians from Finland’s nationalist party made a beeline for the rawest subject in this year’s general election.

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How Capitalism Betrayed Privac...

Apr 12, 2019 by

The forces of wealth creation once fostered the right to be left alone. But that has changed.

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Road to Riches?

Apr 12, 2019 by

Take from the rich and give to … the subway? Inside New York’s evolving congestion pricing policy

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Human Drugs Are Polluting the ...

Apr 12, 2019 by

Salmon on psychotropics, platypuses on prozac, and other strange tales from the wild

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Bills giving Arkansas DACA rec...

Apr 11, 2019 by

In a major victory for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients in Arkansas, two bills that would allow them to access nursing licenses and in-state tuition rates at public universities were signed into law by the state’s Republican governor this week.

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US Environmental Protection Ag...

Apr 11, 2019 by

Despite over 10,000 factory farms and almost no Clean Water Act regulation, EPA denies petition to withdraw Iowa’s pollution program.

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Purity vs. Pragmatism, Environ...

Apr 11, 2019 by

A surprising, important difference between the Green New Deal and Medicare for all.

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Indigenous peoples go to court...

Apr 10, 2019 by

Historic lawsuit launched by the Waorani people of Ecuador to save their homes—and our planet – from destruction.

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Amazon employees rarely speak ...

Apr 10, 2019 by

“People want to work for a company that’s doing the right thing around climate change.”

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The family that took on Monsan...

Apr 10, 2019 by

Exclusive: in his first interview since a jury ruled that Roundup caused his cancer, Edwin Hardeman talks about uncovering Monsanto’s secrets

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The Problem With Putting a Pri...

Apr 10, 2019 by

Economists have workable policy ideas for addressing climate change. But what if they’re politically impossible?

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