Reflections on major environmental events, trends, and issues.

As the interior secretary ponders the fates of 27 national monuments, he seems to be hearing some voices more acutely than others.

May 19, 2017

At the G7 conference, the president will be surrounded by powerful world leaders who believe in climate change. Awkward!

May 12, 2017

Millennial evangelicals are rejecting the climate denial of the previous generation—and taking action as an expression of their faith.

May 05, 2017

The energy secretary is willfully ignoring the renewables revolution that’s taking place all around him.

April 21, 2017

With funding from the fossil-fuel industry, a denialist think tank is mailing its anti-science propaganda to 200,000 schoolteachers. Hmmm, what could be behind their newfound boldness?

April 14, 2017

In quantifying carbon pollution's damage to society, Trump sees America as an island unto itself—and we all know what climate change does to islands.

April 07, 2017

In Donald Trump’s war on the environment, Americans’ complacency is his greatest ally.

March 24, 2017

The cruel and un-American folly of shutting down the EPA’s environmental justice program.

March 10, 2017

From NIMBY to YIMBY: What a difference a generation (and an urban housing shortage) makes.

February 23, 2017

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