Are plant-based meats ethical ...

Sep 16, 2019 by

A writer argues that glitzy new plant-based technology distracts from the bigger issue of animal welfare.

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The problem with putting a dea...

Sep 16, 2019 by

Readers of The New Yorker woke up last Sunday morning to find that Jonathan Franzen — the infamous bird-watcher previously pilloried for arguing that concern about climate change distracted from conservation — was at it again.

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Food on Foot Helps the Homeles...

Sep 16, 2019 by

[Translate] 4 videos remaining. Log in for unlimited access. Log In HOMELESSNESS By Jada Montemarano Hollywood  spectrum news.com...

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WATCH: Michael Moore got in sh...

Sep 14, 2019 by

The two argued over democratic socialism and the direction of the Democratic Party being debated during the 2020 DNC presidential primary

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Interior Dept. Takes Next Step...

Sep 13, 2019 by

The Trump administration reached a milestone this week in its plan to open a pristine part of Alaska to oil and gas development with the release of a final report on the environmental impact of the plan.

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America is in the midst of a l...

Sep 11, 2019 by

Since the Flint drinking water crisis erupted five years ago, Americans have realized that many cities and towns struggle to ensure safe water.

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Trump seizes on homelessness f...

Sep 11, 2019 by

Donald Trump is apparently so pleased with the reception his migrant detention centers are getting that he’s looking into forcing homeless people into federal hands, too.

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Exposed CIA operative Valerie ...

Sep 11, 2019 by

Valerie Plame probably wasn’t a huge fan of Donald Trump, even before he pardoned Scooter Libby, former chief of staff for then-Vice President Dick Cheney in 2018.

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How does rural America want th...

Sep 10, 2019 by

Over 100 people joined to engage in the conversation and ask questions of the panelists. If you missed the event or weren’t able to join for the full discussion, we’ve got you covered:

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Should We Feed Hungry Children...

Sep 9, 2019 by

What if, instead of military interventions, the US decided to fight global poverty?

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Corporate TV News Covered Clim...

Sep 9, 2019 by

Even as Hurricane Dorian tore through the Bahamas and crept up the southeastern U.S. seaboard, broadcast news networks were loathe to connect the powerful storm’s strength to the climate crisis in spite of the science linking warmer sea surface temperatures to increased frequency of strong hurricanes.

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On climate change, younger Rep...

Sep 9, 2019 by

Our overheating planet is splitting the Grand Old Party. Recent surveys suggest that Generation Z and Millennial Republicans care about the climate much more than their elders — and, get this, maybe as much as younger Democrats do.

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America is in the midst of a l...

Sep 9, 2019 by

Since the Flint drinking water crisis erupted five years ago, Americans have realized that many cities and towns struggle to ensure safe water.

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Big Oil undermines U.N. climat...

Sep 6, 2019 by

Major oil companies have approved $50 billion of projects since last year that will not be economically viable if governments implement the Paris Agreement on climate change, think-tank Carbon Tracker said in a report published on Friday.

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America owes Al Gore an apolog...

Sep 5, 2019 by

I’ve been thinking about Al Gore lately.

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Data is Power: How Access to D...

Sep 5, 2019 by

Lessons and applications from the Atlantic and the Arctic.

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5 Takeaways From the Democrats...

Sep 5, 2019 by

Over a marathon seven hours on Wednesday, 10 of the Democratic presidential candidates participated in back-to-back CNN town hall events on climate change, fielding questions from audience members and several of the network’s top anchors.

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How Has Climate Change Affecte...

Sep 4, 2019 by

The links between hurricanes and climate change are complex, but some aspects are getting clearer.

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A step too far for the Appalac...

Sep 4, 2019 by

The Trump administration wants to allow a pipeline to cross the Appalachian Trail on federal lands. Congress should say no.

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Can Europe make trade into a t...

Sep 4, 2019 by

Many increasingly see environmental crises like the fires in the Amazon as global concerns. But how can remote actors like the EU make a difference, especially when regional players seem uninterested?

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Follow the Money to the Amazon

Sep 4, 2019 by

Who is profiting from the development that led to these fires?

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Kelp is a win for you, the oce...

Aug 30, 2019 by

Americans tend to think of seaweed as the stuff that gets stuck to your legs when you go swimming at the beach—not a food that’s highly nutritious, easy to grow, and beneficial to ocean ecosystems.

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USDA Buries Sweeping Plan Prio...

Aug 30, 2019 by

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) prevented the release of a plan for how the agency can effectively respond to the impacts of climate change, such as by reducing greenhouse gas emissions through practices like increasing carbon storage in crops and soils.

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Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Policie...

Aug 30, 2019 by

On Tuesday, the Trump administration reportedly ended its “medical deferred action” program, which allows immigrants with serious health problems to stay in the U.S. for up to two years beyond the terms of their visas to receive critical treatment.

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The U.S. Border Patrol and an ...

Aug 29, 2019 by

[Translate] On the southwestern end of the Tohono O’odham Nation’s reservation, roughly 1 mile from a barbed-wire barricade marking...

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“God Told Me to Fight”—Inside ...

Aug 29, 2019 by

Houses, several churches, and an elementary school would all be about a mile away.

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Trump moves to allow logging i...

Aug 28, 2019 by

Meanwhile, the Amazon burns.

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‘They just dump you here...

Aug 27, 2019 by

The tiny flats are cheap to build, but critics say their use shows ‘something has gone very wrong’

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Farmers’ Frustration With Trum...

Aug 27, 2019 by

Peppered with complaints from farmers fed up with President Trump’s trade war, Sonny Perdue found his patience wearing thin. Mr. Perdue, the agriculture secretary and the guest of honor at the annual Farmfest gathering in southern Minnesota this month, tried to break the ice with a joke.

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Exclusive: In a Devastated Tow...

Aug 23, 2019 by

The 2020 presidential contender tells Mother Jones about his $16 trillion proposal to save the planet.

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