Reflections on major environmental events, trends, and issues.

How inevitable is the advent of the electric vehicle in America? We asked an anthropologist.

August 04, 2017

Trump’s already offensive wall will also endanger an already endangered species.

July 28, 2017

By leaving the Paris Agreement, the president also withdrew the country from the world community. Does he understand what this means? Does he even care?

July 21, 2017

The energy secretary’s take on a basic law of economics was either confused or deceitful.

July 14, 2017

A recent ruling on methane emissions serves as a smackdown to Pruitt’s EPA—and a way forward for environmentalists.

July 07, 2017

The interior secretary’s proposal to hand over park management to private companies has riled up some very unhappy campers.

June 30, 2017

Bosses are offering employees cold, hard cash to give up their “free” parking space at work. And it may be a win-win for everybody—including Mother Earth.

June 23, 2017

See, this is why we can’t have nice things.

June 16, 2017

The president either completely misunderstands the Paris Agreement or has chosen to flagrantly mischaracterize it.

June 09, 2017

As Trump pulls out of Paris—and the world sighs in disgust—a bipartisan House caucus may be our last, best hope for taking the politics out of climate policy.

June 02, 2017