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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.
The prospect of geoengineering freaks us out. And it should—it signifies the lateness of our climate hour.
We can’t help but see ourselves when we reflect on the familiar behaviors of animals. But endangered species need more than our empathy.
The president wants to relax national fuel efficiency standards and bully states into scuttling their own plans for lower emissions and cleaner air.
Four out of five of us express support for the Endangered Species Act. Its attackers should take note.
As the climate warms, beaver dams could help the arid West store water and lock up carbon. Doesn’t sound like the work of a “pest” to me.
Scott Pruitt is out—but can the new EPA chief escape Pruitt’s shadow of endless scandals, incompetence, and corruption?
Whatever the decision, action is needed—and sooner rather than later.
The American people believe in climate change—and are committed to doing something about it.
For the oceans’ sake, we’d better hope so.
Why transit-oriented development projects need to include affordable housing amid all those luxury condos and cafés.
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