What It's Like to Attend a Climate Denial Conference
Here’s a minute-by-minute rundown.
Meet the Country That’s Making Carbon Reduction Look Easy
The tiny South Asian kingdom of Bhutan absorbs three times as much carbon as it emits.
What Would Success—and Failure—Look Like at COP21?
Here are the best- and worst-case outcomes for the Paris climate talks.
There Is No Legal Protection for Climate Change Refugees—and That's Inexcusable
Solutions are available. We just need the political will to pursue them.
What's Next for Tar Sands, Landowners, and All That Unused Pipe?
It's the end of the line for the Keystone pipeline (probably), but not for battles over tar sands and climate.
The Odd History of Opposition to America's National Parks
You like parks? These people beg to differ.
Would You Really Die Without Bees to Pollinate Your Food?
What a bee-free diet might look like.
INDC: The Acronym Standing Between Us and Disaster
What’s an intended nationally determined contribution?
What Does Justin Trudeau Really Think About Tar Sands and Climate Change?
The complicated environmental policies of Canada’s new prime minister.
Should Developed Countries Help Pay for India's Transition to Green Energy?
India says it can’t meet its carbon-reduction pledge without help. Any takers?
Why Are We Allowing Uranium Miners to Pollute Groundwater in Drought Zones?
Uranium mining threatens aquifers that could provide the drought-stricken West with emergency water supplies.
Weatherization Is Not a Government Conspiracy to Steal Your Money
A researcher accuses the government of extreme bias in assessing the value of weatherization.
What Can India Teach Us About Dealing With Climate Change?
An Indian public-health official thinks the United States could learn a thing or two from her country about dealing with climate change (and vice versa).
Has Development Turned Nairobi National Park Into a Glorified Zoo?
As fences spring up on all sides, a great wildlife reserve morphs into something much less great.
Lawmakers: You Don't Have to Choose Between Cleaning the Air and Stabilizing the Climate
A new study tells us how we can have both.
Who Should Pay to Restore the Louisiana Coastline?
The oil and gas industry says, “not it.”
PCBs Were Banned Three Decades Ago, but They’re Still Hurting Marine Mammals
Don't drink the porpoise milk—it's contaminated.
Five Years on, We’ve Learned Nothing From the Largest Onshore Oil Spill in U.S. History
Five years ago, a pipeline spilled a million gallons of tar sands crude into a Michigan river—and we’re still cleaning it up.
A Blue-Ribbon Panel Issues a Warning on Climate Change and Public Health
A prestigious medical journal warns of the dangers climate change poses to public health in one of the most convincing and most frightening papers on the subject yet.
All Chimpanzees Are Now Classified as Endangered—40 Years Too Late
The U.S. government classifies all chimpanzees as endangered, after decades of stalling.
Is Breeding Endangered Species in Captivity the Right Way to Go?
A new study says captive breeding programs often do endangered species more harm than good.
Why Aren’t Ethics and Morality Considered Relevant in Debates Over Wildlife Culls?
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the process of killing thousands of cormorants without even considering the ethics.
Habitat Destruction Is Exposing Us to a Dangerous New Form of Malaria
Habitat destruction isn’t just killing wildlife—it’s killing us.
Why Do We Still Clean Up Oil Spills With Shovels and Buckets?
Have we learned nothing?
Why Does the Coal Industry Treat Old, Dirty Power Plants Like National Treasures?
Dear coal industry, stop reminiscing over outdated power plants. They’re holding you—and us—back.