Reflections on major environmental events, trends, and issues.

New polls show that all Americans—Democrats, Republicans, and independents alike—want to close the book on our dirtiest fossil fuel.

February 22, 2019

A new wave of entrepreneurs aim to wean consumers from single-use plastic.

February 15, 2019

The Trump administration promised $16 billion to help places like Texas, Puerto Rico, and Florida weather future storms. Now, nearly a year later, it won’t even return their calls.

February 08, 2019

More and more European cities are effectively banning automobiles from their city centers—and it seems to be working out just fine for local businesses.

February 01, 2019

To ignore this fact—as the Trump administration insists on doing—is to hamper U.S. foreign policy.

January 25, 2019

And every extra day it lasts, the deleterious effects on our national parks, food inspections, and toxic waste cleanups grow bigger (and more difficult to stop).

January 18, 2019

If you want to know where coal is headed, look no farther than Texas—where this dirty fuel is in its death throes.

January 11, 2019

What the 116th Congress can do—starting right now—to block Trump’s anti-environment agenda.

January 04, 2019

The people and the planet can claim more than a few victories—and 2019 is looking better already.

December 21, 2018

COP24 attendees mocked the Trump administration for its “clean coal” fantasies—while a shadow delegation of climate-conscious Americans quietly worked the room, mending fences.

December 14, 2018