Climate Scientists to World: W...

Oct 21, 2018 by

So we’d better get it together and do something NOW.

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Unintended consequences: Clima...

Oct 21, 2018 by

As the effects of climate change begin to take a tangible toll, should we be thinking more seriously about geoengineering?

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Humanity is ‘cutting down the ...

Oct 21, 2018 by

Humanity’s ongoing annihilation of wildlife is cutting down the tree of life, including the branch we are sitting on…

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Why Architects Need to Get Dir...

Oct 18, 2018 by

The new book The Architecture of Closed Worlds: Or, What Is the Power of Shit? offers lessons for today by looking at Biosphere 2, 1970s ecohouses, and other microworlds.

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Amid dire climate warnings, bl...

Oct 18, 2018 by

With thousands of scientists calling for transformational climate action, many Americans are looking to local governments to lead the climate action charge.

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We Need an Ecological Civiliza...

Oct 17, 2018 by

In the face of climate breakdown and ecological overshoot, alluring promises of “green growth” are no more than magical thinking.

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New Supreme Court ruling could...

Oct 17, 2018 by

A new SCOTUS ruling could open the door to corporate liability, making it easier to fight for things like climate change awareness, gun control, and the opioid crisis.

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Why isn’t the media covering c...

Oct 17, 2018 by

At a time when the president shouting “fake news” is old news and daily scandals are the new normal…

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‘Selling Out AmericaR...

Oct 16, 2018 by

A new report from the United Nations detailing the looming threat of global warming should be all anyone can talk about

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The Non-Polio Illness That “Lo...

Oct 16, 2018 by

Over the past five years, a rare and serious “polio-like” illness—called acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) or …

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Don’t despair: the clima...

Oct 15, 2018 by

After the panicky IPCC report on climate change, it’s easy for pessimism to set in – but…

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Writing a new Chapter, Not an ...

Oct 13, 2018 by

A recent New York Times Magazine article suggests action to address climate change is futile.

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Life, Death and 20th Century A...

Oct 13, 2018 by

How did gentrification turn into a losing proposition for low-income neighborhoods?

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Overwhelmed by climate change?...

Oct 12, 2018 by

From campaigning to installing insulation and solar panels, some practical steps you can take to help avoid climate breakdown.

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Business case for climate acti...

Oct 11, 2018 by

A new global report from scientists amounts to an urgent call for the world to act…

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Let’s Start a Kavanaugh Watch ...

Oct 11, 2018 by

Their unjust decisions, hiding behind stylized plausibility and casuistry, need to be unmasked…

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Life after warming

Oct 10, 2018 by

UN Says Climate Genocide Is Coming. It’s Actually Worse Than That.

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Now that Justice Brett Kavanau...

Oct 10, 2018 by

This was the first big fight of the Trump Era that wasn’t really about President Trump…

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Trump’s future-be-damned...

Oct 10, 2018 by

As a journalist, I go back a long way in writing about global warming…

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Citing ‘shithole countri...

Oct 10, 2018 by

Sign and send the petition to Congress: Permanently protect all TPS recipients.

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Why Aren’t American Farm...

Oct 9, 2018 by

U.S. farmers are bringing in what’s expected to be a record-breaking harvest for both corn and soybeans.

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Earth’s Ice Loss “Is a Nuclear...

Oct 9, 2018 by

Much of the frozen water portion of the Earth, otherwise known as the cryosphere, is melting.

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The Cruelty Is the Point

Oct 8, 2018 by

President Trump and his supporters find community by rejoicing in the suffering of those they hate and fear.

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Brain Regeneration: Why ItR...

Oct 8, 2018 by

Have you ever wished you could regenerate those brain cells you sacrificed in college?

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Howard Zinn: Don’t Despair abo...

Oct 8, 2018 by

It would be naive to depend on the Supreme Court to defend the rights of poor people, women, people of color, dissenters of all kinds.

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Climate Crisis Spurs UN Call f...

Oct 8, 2018 by

The world must invest $2.4 trillion in clean energy every year through 2035 and cut…

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37 things you need to know abo...

Oct 8, 2018 by

The UN climate science panel has released its summary of the evidence around the tougher climate goal…

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7 Suppressed Technologies That...

Oct 8, 2018 by

The world is steeped in poverty with precious little achieved in the way of real humanitarian advancement.

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Look for the burning bush

Oct 8, 2018 by

Imagine for a moment that you’re by yourself in the desert…

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