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.

August 17, 2018

We can’t help but see ourselves when we reflect on the familiar behaviors of animals. But endangered species need more than our empathy.

August 10, 2018

The president wants to relax national fuel efficiency standards and bully states into scuttling their own plans for lower emissions and cleaner air.

August 03, 2018

Four out of five of us express support for the Endangered Species Act. Its attackers should take note.

July 27, 2018

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.

July 20, 2018

Scott Pruitt is out—but can the new EPA chief escape Pruitt’s shadow of endless scandals, incompetence, and corruption?

July 13, 2018

Whatever the decision, action is needed—and sooner rather than later.

June 29, 2018

The American people believe in climate change—and are committed to doing something about it.

June 15, 2018

For the oceans’ sake, we’d better hope so.

June 08, 2018

Why transit-oriented development projects need to include affordable housing amid all those luxury condos and cafés.

June 01, 2018

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