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.

May 01, 2020

The former chemical industry lobbyist’s toxic trajectory through the Trump administration.

April 24, 2020

Reducing air pollution isn’t just something to strive for. COVID-19 is illustrating why it’s a moral imperative.

April 17, 2020

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.

April 10, 2020

COVID-19 is revealing strengths—and weaknesses—that deserve our attention.

March 27, 2020

It’s frightening to see just how fragile our societal ecosystem is. But we have the chance to prove how resilient it is, too.

March 20, 2020

You know it. I know it. But does the Trump administration know it?

March 13, 2020

With the Escazú Agreement, Latin American and Caribbean countries could help keep their environmental and human rights activists from facing violent retribution.

March 06, 2020

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!

February 28, 2020

Opening up hallowed ground to oil and gas development is quite literally an act of desecration.

February 14, 2020