Vallejo is working on conserving open space and beautifying the city as part of a national campaign to unite Americans
Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when we (all of humanity) have used more from nature than our planet can renew in the entire year.
We are using 1.7 Earths. We use more ecological resources and services than nature can regenerate through overfishing,
overharvesting forests, and emitting more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than ecosystems can absorb.
Fake Grassroots Campaigns Deserve Uprooting
Read time: 4 mins By David Suzuki
Magic mushrooms: how fungus could help rebuild derelict Cleveland
Could a process that uses mycelium to help recycle old buildings into new ones solve the problem of the city’s many abandoned homes?
Rising seas’ cost may be $27tn a year by 2100
THE SYSTEMS VIEW OF LIFE: A UNIFYING VISION
IF WE WANT TO SOLVE COMPLEX SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS, WE NEED TO THINK IN TERMS OF SYSTEMS
Understanding how various parts of our world connect will help us shape solutions that don’t just create more challenges
Facebook video spreads climate denial misinformation
to 5 million users
Facebook is still struggling to contain its fake news problem
In Louisiana’s Vanishing Wetlands,
a Promise of Ecotourism That Locals Say
Reeks of Greenwashing
This Boot Camp Trains Young People
to Fight Plastic Pollution
Youth activists ages 11 to 18 return home to educate their communities about how to curb the crisis.
Russian mining firm puts Trump’s face
on its asbestos products
As US officials decide against banning product, producer Uralasbest puts Trump ‘seal of approval’ on pallets
Monsanto ‘bullied scientists’ and
hid weedkiller cancer risk, lawyer tells court
As ill California man’s landmark case begins, attorney attacks Roundup maker’s response to researchers’ findings
OPINION: SCIENCE DENIALISM IS DANGEROUS.
BUT SO IS SCIENCE IMPERIALISM.
Calls for strict science-based decision making on complex issues like GMOs and geoengineering can shortchange consideration of ethics and social impacts.
‘Lots of Things That Impact Our Food System
Come From the Farm Bill’
CounterSpin interview with Patty Lovera on the undercovered farm bill
The West Coast Electric Highway Enables
Zero Emission Road Trips
Thousands of charging stations flank the roadway, which stretches from British Columbia to Mexico.
Now, the alternative fuel corridor needs to grow.
Supreme Court Rules Trump Administration Can’t Stop Youth Climate Case
Gotham Greens Expands to Baltimore
The first commercial rooftop greenhouse in the United States, Gotham Greens, is coming to Baltimore.
The agtech startup is building a 100,000-square-foot hydroponic greenhouse at the Bethlehem Steel Plant,
a former steel mill, and will open early next year.
We Are the Lorax. We Speak for the Trees.
Forest carbon emissions are set to grow
To Stop Greenhouse Gases, Quit Converting Forest to Farmland
Safe, happy and free: does Finland have all the answers?
In the first of our new series, The Upside, we look at how the country went from famine to topping nearly every global social ranking
These Windows Can Generate Electricity And Provide Insulation
The Growing Challenge of Living and Working
on a Sweltering Planet
As Heat Wave Sweeps the Globe, New Study Warns of Deadly Link Between Rising Temps and Suicide (VIDEO)
China’s Breadbasket Could Suffer the Worst of Climate Change’s Deadly Heat Waves
From Food Insecurity to Climate-Smart Agriculture:
An Interview with Okon Archibong Ukeme
Top Interior officials ordered parks to end science policy, emails show
Because He “Won’t Let Go of His Corporate Polluter Past,” EPA Chief Andrew Wheeler Already Facing Lawsuit and Call for Ethics Probe
“With each passing day, it has become more apparent that Wheeler is as ethically compromised
as Scott Pruitt, disregarding ethics and conflict of interest concerns while meeting with big polluters and pushing their dirty policies.”
Is Zinke trolling San Francisco with plan
to dismantle city’s reservoir?
US interior secretary’s meeting with group in favor of Yosemite valley restoration met with puzzlement from experts
15 Organizations Creating Edible Landscapes
ExxonMobil’s Support for a Carbon Tax Is a Sham
Union of Concerned Scientists
Is Climate the Worst Casualty of War?
The money misspent on the Iraq War—a war for oil, let’s not forget— could have purchased the planetary conversion to renewable energy.
Just sit with that a moment.
Thousands More Flee California Wildfires as Deadliest Blaze Slows
Surrounded by fire, California politicians question links to climate change
Wildfires rage in Arctic Circle
as Sweden calls for help
Sweden worst hit as hot, dry summer sparks unusual number of fires, with at least 11 in the far north
Fish can’t smell well in more acidic seas
HAS THE NETHERLANDS FIGURED OUT HOW
TO MAINSTREAM SEAWEED?
Despite its environmental benefits, using local seaweed for food can be a tough sell.
Some think the Dutch have finally cracked the code.
How Does Aeroponics Work?
Vegetables out of thin air? Learn more about this environmentally-friendly approach to food production.
Monsanto’s ‘cancer-causing’ weedkiller destroyed my life, dying man tells court
Testifying in landmark trial, former school groundskeeper describes suffering allegedly caused by company’s chemicals
Despite Ban and New Labels, Study Reveals ‘Large-Scale Illegal Presence’ of GMOs in India’s Food Supply
“We were shocked to know the scale in which GM foods have penetrated the Indian market.”
New Study Reveals the Full Scope of Mountaintop Removal Devastation
Arctic permafrost set for faster carbon leak
Our ‘Rentier Capitalism’ Is One More Nail
in Earth’s Coffin
Warming climate is driving species loss
These six species are about to be sacrificed for the oil and gas industry
Why Silicon Valley billionaires are prepping for the apocalypse in New Zealand
OPINION: LET’S FOLLOW NEW ZEALAND’S LEAD AND MAKE PEOPLE AND NATURE AS IMPORTANT AS GDP
By requiring planners to consider impacts on society and the environment as well as economics,
New Zealand is setting a much-needed example for other nations.
Woolworths sticks with plastic bag ban,
despite Coles reversal
Greenpeace say Coles decision to continue providing free reusable plastic bags is irresponsible
HUMANS, FISH AND OTHER ANIMALS ARE CONSUMING MICROFIBERS IN OUR FOOD AND WATER
As tiny fibers shed from synthetic textiles invade our bodies, researchers scramble to identify potential threats.
Respecting the Value of Food: Eating What We Grow
Why Are Farmers Protesting the Tour de France?
The Push to Turn Church Land Into Farmland
Faith leaders, conservation experts, and food advocates are joining forces to connect young farmers to the vast quantity of land owned by churches.
Climate change is behind the global heat wave. Why won’t the media say it?
Urban trees match rainforests as carbon stores
Not just decorative, urban trees do much more: they enrich civic life, moderate climate change and save the taxpayer millions.
A history-making millennial politician explains what air pollution and police violence have in common
We sat down with Summer Lee to talk about why millennial politicians who understand that truth keep winning elections.