NASA Finds Amazon Drought Leav...

Nov 1, 2018 by

A single season of drought in the Amazon rainforest can reduce the forest’s carbon dioxide absorption for years after the rains return, according to a new study published in the journal Nature.

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Vote like the world depends on...

Nov 1, 2018 by

The few hundred families still a thousand miles away from the US border are absolutely no cause for alarm. The tens of millions who will be forced from their homes by climate change definitely are.

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Why the Google Walkout Should ...

Nov 1, 2018 by

Thousands of employees are protesting how the company has dealt with sexual harassment—the latest example of tech workers embracing activism.

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Major Study Finds ‘Some Eviden...

Nov 1, 2018 by

But the results apply only to male rats and involve radio frequencies long out of routine use.

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What Frankenstein’s Monster Re...

Oct 31, 2018 by

Mary Shelley’s great novel is about the failure to recognize the humanity of those who don’t resemble us.

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Worry Wards

Oct 31, 2018 by

How might environmental anxiety impact the midterm elections? Grist looked at the nation’s most competitive House races.

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What’s Really Needed to Fight ...

Oct 31, 2018 by

Who will close the gap?

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A Supreme Court Impeachment Fi...

Oct 31, 2018 by

A decade ago, West Virginia foreshadowed the influence that money and politics have come to have on state judiciaries. Now, it may warn of a worrying new trend.

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Women Might Save America Yet

Oct 29, 2018 by

It’s too soon to tell whether America will survive Trump in any recognizable form. But if it does, it will be because women like Gabriel

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The Fight for Corals Loses Its...

Oct 29, 2018 by

Ruth Gates dedicated her life to saving the world’s reefs, and training the next generation of reef scientists.

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Big Oil is using brute financi...

Oct 26, 2018 by

There is seemingly no limit to the fossil fuel money that will fight decarbonization.

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Trump wades into California...

Oct 26, 2018 by

President will sign memo directing agencies to review standards that conservatives argue are keeping water from farmers

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HALF-LIFE

Oct 26, 2018 by

Chad Walde believed in his work at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Then he got a rare brain cancer linked to radiation, and the government denied it had any responsibility.

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Health Care, Hatred and Lies

Oct 26, 2018 by

Hate is how Republicans change the subject from policy.

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The Republican Party Moves Bey...

Oct 26, 2018 by

The president’s supporters live a double-folded state of being, in which the same action that’s shameful for Democrats is praiseworthy for the GOP.

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Trump has an F in science. Can...

Oct 26, 2018 by

It’s no secret that President Trump doesn’t have a firm grasp of climate science.

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4 weird ways climate change co...

Oct 25, 2018 by

Climate change may already be causing more hurricanes, droughts and other exciting things, but it will REALLY kick into gear in about a century …

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Trump officials have barred he...

Oct 25, 2018 by

“Unprecedented”: inside the Trump administration’s historically weak Ebola response.

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Google gave top executive $90m...

Oct 25, 2018 by

Reports say Google found credible allegations that Andy Rubin forced employee to perform oral sex – but paid him millions even after he left

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Trump’s air pollution adviser:...

Oct 25, 2018 by

Last spring, air pollution researchers from around the world gathered to discuss their latest findings. Among them were scientists who led landmark studies linking smog and soot to deadly health problems.

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Kentucky Votes To Ban Child Ma...

Oct 25, 2018 by

Kentucky is one of 25 states where, provided certain conditions are met, a child can walk down the aisle to marry at any age

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Alabama Voters Could Ban Sheri...

Oct 25, 2018 by

An old law gets another look after the “Sheriff Corndog” scandal.

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The debate is over: We need to...

Oct 25, 2018 by

If we don’t suck carbon now, life will suck later.

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Jon Tester Bets the Farm

Oct 25, 2018 by

In a tight race, the Montana senator is trying to show the state’s white working class that it still has a home in the Montana .

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IRS EXTENDS SOLAR SUBSIDIES UP...

Oct 24, 2018 by

There are only three things certain in this world: death, taxes, and that solar is unstoppable.

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US Air Force Admits F-35 Will ...

Oct 24, 2018 by

..F-16 fighter aircraft in the Chamberlin School neighborhood of South Burlington, Vermont, assaults children with noise sufficient to cause learning impairment.

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Paradise Threatened: Fiji’s Wa...

Oct 24, 2018 by

The South Pacific nation faces major environmental challenges, from the destruction of coral reefs to rising sea levels. At least one resort is asking tourists to help.

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Who Needs a Border Wall When Y...

Oct 24, 2018 by

A new, quietly introduced visa form reminds us that mind-numbing bureaucracy can be an effective family-separation tool if that’s your game.

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What We Know About the Suspici...

Oct 24, 2018 by

Obama, Clinton, Soros, Holder, Brennan, Waters, and CNN were targets.

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Letters: ‘The GOP Is Too Far G...

Oct 24, 2018 by

Readers react to one steadfast Republican’s reasons for staying loyal to his party—in spite of the wounds inflicted by Donald Trump.

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