Climate Scientists to World: W...

Oct 21, 2018 by

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

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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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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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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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Why Netflix Should Scare You M...

Oct 11, 2018 by

Facebook can influence elections, but Netflix can influence hearts and minds.

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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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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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White Supremacists Still Have ...

Oct 9, 2018 by

Discord is a hub for 150 million gamers—as well as some of the worst people on the web.

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Spike in voter registrations a...

Oct 9, 2018 by

Musician says Marsha Blackburn’s Congress voting record ‘appalls and terrifies me’.

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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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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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Forever child

Oct 8, 2018 by

Mortals will lose their sense of mortality …

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The Cruelty Is the Point

Oct 7, 2018 by

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

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Brett Kavanaugh’s confir...

Oct 7, 2018 by

Mitch McConnell and his ilk must be delighted: they’ve waged a decades-long campaign to stack the courts with conservative ideologues

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Bracing for Justice Kavanaugh

Oct 7, 2018 by

Underfunding, lack of strategic planning and denialism are hindering the U.S. Defense Department’s climate response.

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The Solar Singularity: A Statu...

Oct 6, 2018 by

he U.S. and the world have been on an impressive path to a mostly renewable electricity system over the last few decades.

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