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its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends.
Reflections on major environmental events, trends, and issues.
As the world slows down in response to COVID-19, we’re being given the chance to recalibrate our systems toward justice, equity, and planetary health.
The former chemical industry lobbyist’s toxic trajectory through the Trump administration.
Reducing air pollution isn’t just something to strive for. COVID-19 is illustrating why it’s a moral imperative.
As the country focuses on fighting a pandemic and mourning its victims, the Trump administration sees a perfect time for showering the fossil fuel industry with gifts.
COVID-19 is revealing strengths—and weaknesses—that deserve our attention.
It’s frightening to see just how fragile our societal ecosystem is. But we have the chance to prove how resilient it is, too.
You know it. I know it. But does the Trump administration know it?
With the Escazú Agreement, Latin American and Caribbean countries could help keep their environmental and human rights activists from facing violent retribution.
Her name is Naomi Seibt and her message to the world: Let’s not beat ourselves up about burning fossil fuels—everything’s gonna be fine!
Opening up hallowed ground to oil and gas development is quite literally an act of desecration.
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