Reflections on major environmental events, trends, and issues.

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

As far as future-building strategies go, Greta Thunberg’s passionate optimism beats Jonathan Franzen’s placid pessimism any day.

September 13, 2019

And the coal industry is more than happy to keep things that way.

September 06, 2019

The fires are no accident. They were ignited by Brazilian ranchers who felt emboldened by their pro-deforestation president.

August 30, 2019

In Manhattan, green-space advocates realized their dream of building Chelsea Green, a new community park, by becoming affordable-housing advocates, too.

August 16, 2019

An Anchorage-based wildlife biologist describes what life is like in our northernmost state—one that’s been dramatically altered by rising temperatures.

August 09, 2019

Indianan Jim Brainard has been making the post-partisan case for building sustainable, resilient cities for more than 20 years.

August 02, 2019

The forced relocation of hundreds of staffers is seen by many as a precursor to the agency’s dissolution—and a sell-off of public lands to the states.

July 26, 2019