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its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends.
Reflections on major environmental events, trends, and issues.
The administration cites the likelihood of catastrophic global temperature rise to justify gutting fuel-efficiency standards. Yes, you read that correctly.
By focusing on soil health, this North Dakota rancher didn’t just save the family homestead—he made it flourish.
Pressured for years to “teach the controversy,” educators have banded together to expel anti-science forces from their classrooms.
Despite a court order to reassess the Dakota Access Pipeline’s environmental impact, the agency won’t share the results of its new study.
What does it mean for a state that’s bigger and wealthier than many countries to commit itself to clean energy? It could end up meaning the world.
Seriously. It’s asking American taxpayers to fund a 60-mile seawall along the refinery-heavy Texas Gulf Coast.
The prospect of geoengineering freaks us out. And it should—it signifies the lateness of our climate hour.
We can’t help but see ourselves when we reflect on the familiar behaviors of animals. But endangered species need more than our empathy.
The president wants to relax national fuel efficiency standards and bully states into scuttling their own plans for lower emissions and cleaner air.
Four out of five of us express support for the Endangered Species Act. Its attackers should take note.
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