Reflections on major environmental events, trends, and issues.

The Trump administration thought that releasing a blockbuster climate assessment on Black Friday would keep people from talking about it. That’s not what happened.

November 30, 2018

A number of governors who campaigned on renewables and other environmental causes won their races—and the chance to get their states moving on serious climate action.

November 20, 2018

The man who’s likely to replace Ryan Zinke as Interior secretary is a seasoned Washington insider—and (surprise!) a former lobbyist for Big Oil and Big Ag.

November 14, 2018

Jair Bolsonaro says there’s too much “wealth underneath it” to leave the rainforest alone.

November 02, 2018

Jair Bolsonaro diz que há muita “riqueza debaixo dela” para deixar a floresta tropical em paz.

November 02, 2018

In his new book, urban planner Jeff Speck equips citizens with the tools they need to make their cities healthier—by making them more walkable.

October 26, 2018

So we’d better get it together and do something NOW.

October 12, 2018

The administration cites the likelihood of catastrophic global temperature rise to justify gutting fuel-efficiency standards. Yes, you read that correctly.

October 05, 2018

By focusing on soil health, this North Dakota rancher didn’t just save the family homestead—he made it flourish.

September 28, 2018

Pressured for years to “teach the controversy,” educators have banded together to expel anti-science forces from their classrooms.

September 21, 2018