Our Stories >

onEarth

The planet is our beat.

This Friday, School Is Out—and the Climate Strike Is On!

In protests around the globe, the next generation is sending a collective message to world leaders to act on climate change. Here, four teenage activists tell us their personal reasons for striking.

Weaving Beauty into the Borderlands

Through wall-size juxtapositions of bright, open flowers and jagged, disjointed lines, artist Consuelo Jimenez Underwood explores the fractured landscape along the U.S.–Mexico border.

Fight for Climate Action or “Stop Pretending”?

As far as future-building strategies go, Greta Thunberg’s passionate optimism beats Jonathan Franzen’s placid pessimism any day.

Week 138: NOAA v. Hurricane Donald

President Trump revokes the Clean Water Rule and doubles down on his fake weather forecast, while the Bureau of Land Management hitches up its wagons to move west.

Coal Ash Is Hazardous. Coal Ash Is Waste. But According to the EPA, Coal Ash Is Not “Hazardous Waste.”

And the coal industry is more than happy to keep things that way.

Week 137: Trump's Light Bulb Rollback Takes Us Back to the 19th Century

Plus, the EPA wants kudos for complying with a legal settlement, and another Trump official flees into the arms of an oil company.