Reflections on major environmental events, trends, and issues.

If we really want to protect our children, we’ll need to focus on the actual threats to their health and well-being—like drought, flooding, disease, and war.

May 18, 2016

The middle class may be getting squeezed out of our cities, but the author of a new book dangerously mistakes the symptom for the cure.

May 05, 2016

As the country seeks to cut its carbon emissions, onEarth looks into whether clean-burning nuclear reactors are a worthwhile option.

April 04, 2016

Millennials don’t just communicate differently from their baby boomer parents—they commute differently, too.

August 20, 2015

Is it safe to operate a nuclear reactor 34 miles from 8.4 million people?

May 14, 2015

On Earth Day, President Obama calls on us to save the Everglades from myriad problems—but climate should be the first one on the list.

April 22, 2015