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The “Big Tent” of People Who Want Climate Action Just Keeps Getting Bigger

How much longer can politicians pretend that it’s a divisive issue?

Week 122: Trump’s Power Plant Rule Could Kill Thousands. He’s Hoping You Won’t Notice.

Trump also kills 20 years of child health research and continues to neglect chemical safety.

The Philippines Rallies Behind a “Feisty” Dwarf Buffalo

From lowland Filipinos and indigenous groups to international conservation organizations, everyone is getting in line to save the critically endangered tamaraw.

Is Climate Fiction a Subset of Science Fiction—or Something Else Entirely?

A new novel imagines what life in Bangkok would be like if nearly half the city were underwater—which some experts say is a real possibility.

Week 121: David Bernhardt’s (Document) Dump on Congress

Plus, Big Oil (literally!) writes its own offshore drilling rules, Trump fast-tracks his border wall through more wilderness areas, and the Interior Department gets petty with its press releases.

When Your Planet Calls 911

The systems that allow life on earth to exist are breaking down. We’re responsible. But we also have the power to turn things around.