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Week 150: Trump Is Pro-Fence When It Comes to Immigration, Anti-Fence When It Comes to Protecting Kids’ Health

Plus, the solar industry pleads for mercy, and the president says he thinks about climate change “all the time.” Hmm.

Think You Know What Water Looks Like? Take a Look at This.

Photographer Roger Fishman goes airborne to capture a unique perspective on rapidly changing Arctic landscapes.

Corporate Leaders to Trump: Withdrawing From the Paris Agreement Makes Bad Business Sense

Thousands of companies are stepping up where the president has stepped down—to save the planet along with their profits.

Week 148: Trump Hates California. James Inhofe Hates California. So They Both Love Andrew Wheeler.

Plus, get ready for the rise of hermaphroditic frogs, and the EPA’s Science Advisory Board can’t meet until after the agency corrupts science.

Parks Are Good—but They Can (and Should) Be Better

At their best, urban green spaces have the power to restore our weary souls—and maybe even to curb sprawl. Why do we so often treat them like civic afterthoughts?

The Surprise Middleman in the Illegal Shark Fin Trade: The United States

A new report finds that huge shipments of shark fins are smuggled through U.S. ports on the way to their final destinations.