Reflections on major environmental events, trends, and issues.

Who is Daniel Simmons—and does he really believe the government should treat all energy sources equally? (His boss doesn’t.)

June 22, 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

The survivors of the 2013 disaster in West, Texas, would disagree.

May 25, 2018

Urban wildlife isn’t in our backyard. We’re in its front yard.

May 18, 2018

On the first anniversary of the agency’s removal of climate change info from its website, a look back at one of the earth’s roughest years on record and the fight to set things right.

May 11, 2018

But denialist lawmakers aren’t going to make it easy.

May 04, 2018

Americans know which way the energy winds are blowing—and in the heartland, they’re blowing mightily.

April 27, 2018

If Scott Pruitt gets booted from his EPA post, his new deputy, a former coal-industry lobbyist, could take his place.

April 13, 2018