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Through Haunting Tunes, Polar Ice Crashes Into Chi-Town

An art installation’s latest act has musicians interpreting the sounds of Antarctica’s disintegrating icescape.

The VIPs in Davos Just Got a Cold, Hard Dose of Global Warming Reality. Will It Take?

Greta preached. Trump prattled. Meanwhile, the CEO of finance giant BlackRock acknowledges that “climate risk is investment risk.”

In Glacier National Park, Ice Isn't the Only Thing That's Disappearing

Two species of tiny stonefly have been added to the Endangered Species List because their habitat is expected to melt by 2030.

One of Our Most Important Environmental Laws Just Turned 50—Cue Trump Attacking It

At polluters’ written request, the president is now trying to gut NEPA, the Magna Carta of environmental law.

Australia Is Burning. Jakarta Is Drowning. Welcome to 2020.

The planet is sending us an unmistakable signal that we need to wake up and take real action to combat the climate crisis. And this is the decade we need to do it.

The Environment in 2019: Glass-Half-Full Version

It’s easy to get hung up on all the bad stuff that happened. But there was actually some good stuff, too!