Reflections on major environmental events, trends, and issues.

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

How an urban farm became an anchor for the city’s South Ward.

February 07, 2020

With their latest rollback, the president and the EPA chief show that they either don’t understand how water pollution works—or simply don’t care.

January 31, 2020

Greta preached. Trump prattled. Meanwhile, the CEO of finance giant BlackRock acknowledges that “climate risk is investment risk.”

January 24, 2020

At polluters’ written request, the president is now trying to gut NEPA, the Magna Carta of environmental law.

January 17, 2020