Lead and arsenic found in almo...

Jan 31, 2019 by

For some of the juices – all from well-known brands – drinking just 4 ounces a day is enough to cause concern.

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Police in Minnesota are using ...

Jan 31, 2019 by

“It’s clear that Enbridge is doing everything they can to have a very highly skilled force of security and law enforcement at their fingertips to do what they can to stop any resistance to Line 3.”

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Bill Nye: Climate change is he...

Jan 31, 2019 by

The polar vortex is chilling the Midwest, and cable news is using the occasion to talk at length about climate change.

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Why Does the US Prisons System...

Jan 31, 2019 by

The US Prison system has numerous issues, which need addressing. Racial profiling is amongst some of the policies considered to be extremely cruel.

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Elephant seals took over a Pt....

Jan 30, 2019 by

You know the saying: When the cat’s away the mice will play. It appears the Bay Area is ready to coin a new turn of phrase: When the rangers are gone the elephant seals will swarm.

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Nobel Prize-winning economist ...

Jan 30, 2019 by

Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman truly hates conservatives posing as centrists or even as serious economists and the clueless beltway reporters that prop them up.

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Bolsonaro Wants to Plunder the...

Jan 30, 2019 by

The Brazilian president’s pro-business agenda will be a test of American companies’ commitment to the environment.

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Still Toxic After All These Ye...

Jan 30, 2019 by

Nearly a quarter-century after winning millions from PG&E, the ‘Erin Brockovich’ town continues its fight for clean water.

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Who stands to lose the most fr...

Jan 30, 2019 by

A new analysis from the Brookings Institution shows that many of the states and counties with the most to lose from climate change have been voting for candidates least likely to do something about it.

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7 Unique Ways to Go Green in t...

Jan 30, 2019 by

There are a variety of ways to go green in the home, such as recycling, using less water, opting for plastic alternatives, and cutting down on energy use.

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Renewables Shine, Fossil Fuels...

Jan 29, 2019 by

The sun doesn’t always shine! The wind doesn’t always blow! There’s never enough renewable energy when you need it most! Only fossil fuels can make the grid reliable! We hear this sort of blather from fossil fuel apologists all the time.

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Major brands commit to selling...

Jan 29, 2019 by

If the Loop pilot project succeeds, store shelves could soon look a lot different than they do now.

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Elizabeth Warren Does Teddy Ro...

Jan 29, 2019 by

Taxing the superrich is an idea whose time has come — again.

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A Science Journal Funded by Pe...

Jan 29, 2019 by

Yet Inference also has contributions from well-known intellectuals and scientists.

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When Water Dooms Life

Jan 29, 2019 by

On Earth or on Mars, flooding can spell destruction for flourishing communities of microbes.

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Sorry, but you’ve got a gas em...

Jan 28, 2019 by

The burgeoning love affair between Americans and renewable energy is turning into a love triangle with natural gas.

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How to build a Medicare-for-al...

Jan 28, 2019 by

Jacob Hacker explains Medicare for America.

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The vape company Juul said it ...

Jan 25, 2019 by

A new analysis of Juul’s marketing campaign suggests it targeted youth from its inception.

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‘Billionaire’s Bunker’ Sells f...

Jan 25, 2019 by

The man who made New York America’s safest big city died before the building he called home was torn down to make way for a new addition to Manhattan’s Billionaires’ Row.

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The Trump administration wants...

Jan 25, 2019 by

Fewer people getting SNAP benefits can lead to more skipped meals

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Record Numbers of Students Fro...

Jan 25, 2019 by

16-year-old Greta Thunberg kickstarted the protests last year.

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Michigan drops out of lawsuits...

Jan 25, 2019 by

Hey, look: Elections have consequences. New Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has announced that her office will be dropping the state from Republican-pushed lawsuits against the Environmental Protection Agency.

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China crushes US in new power ...

Jan 24, 2019 by

We interrupt the mainstream media narrative about fake infrastructure (Trump’s border wall) with news about real infrastructure.

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New Congressional report issue...

Jan 24, 2019 by

“The effects of a changing climate are a national security issue with potential impacts to Department of Defense (DoD or the Department) missions, operational plans, and installations.”

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Doomsday clock creators: “We’r...

Jan 24, 2019 by

The Doomsday Clock is set two minutes from midnight. Here’s why we should be worried.

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Will this human dressed as a r...

Jan 24, 2019 by

In the wild world of U.S. politics, it isn’t unusual for elected officials to use props to illustrate their points. As you might recall, Republican Oklahoma Senator Jim Inhofe brought a snowball onto the Senate floor to argue against the validity of global warming.

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Canada’s new food guide ...

Jan 23, 2019 by

The authors refused to use any industry-backed studies and the result is a guide that differs dramatically from past ones.

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An All Renewable Grid Is Econo...

Jan 23, 2019 by

One of the ongoing arguments that the forces opposed to dealing with climate change make is that transitioning the grid to renewables will be economically devastating.

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I decided to take a year off f...

Jan 23, 2019 by

When my dad connected our family computer to the Internet in 1992, all I saw were green letters on a black screen.

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We-are-not-them exceptionalism

Jan 23, 2019 by

The making of a lost generation.

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