Reflections on major environmental events, trends, and issues.

In the latest issue of the literary quarterly McSweeney’s, 10 short-story writers imagine what the world might look like in 20 years without effective climate action.

December 06, 2019

At their best, urban green spaces have the power to restore our weary souls—and maybe even to curb sprawl. Why do we so often treat them like civic afterthoughts?

November 22, 2019

A newly proposed rule would let Andrew Wheeler decide what kind of science is—and isn’t—allowed to inform our country’s public health protections.

November 15, 2019

While the state smoldered, the president lashed out at Governor Newsom—and completely ignored the role played by climate change.

November 08, 2019

The International Energy Agency says solar is about to boom (some more) and offshore wind farms could power the whole world—18 times over! If we let them, that is.

November 01, 2019

In fact, he thinks laughing about it may help us put an end to it.

October 25, 2019

Taking care of those communities distressed by the shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy is an economic and ethical imperative.

October 18, 2019

But since the larger climate movement has done a poor job of engaging them, the community is mobilizing itself.

October 10, 2019

The stories that really reach people are the ones with stirring scenes, suspense, and relatable characters.

September 27, 2019

We don’t want to jinx it, but with the Youth Climate Strike it sort of looks like . . . yes. (Finally.)

September 20, 2019