A Justice-Led Climate Transition Is Our Only Hope

Holding global warming to 1.5 C will require both a deep technological revolution and a vast social transformation

Tom Athanasiou

Lives Cut Short

With fewer than 30 vaquitas left, the loss of a single calf feels like a blow beyond all reckoning

Brooke Bessesen

Climate Change Threatens Years of Work to Reverse Manmade Damage in the Everglades

Changing rainfall patterns, sea level rise complicate long-term plan to restore tropical wetland ecosystem

Emily-Holden The Guardian

Last Stand in the Swamp: Activists Fight Final Stretch of Dakota Access Pipeline

Opponents of the 160-mile Bayou Bridge pipeline, which will cross Native American land and 700 bodies of water, have chained themselves to machinery

Lauren Zanolli The Guardian

In Defense of Place

Rural Montana leaders demonstrate grit and gratitude in their fight for the land

Steven D. Paulson

Clean Water, Renewable Energy, and Offshore Drilling Are All on November Ballots

Midterm elections will serve as crucial test of whether states can help combat federal environmental rollbacks

Tarah Lohan

Do You Live in a Chemical Disaster Danger Zone?

New map shows 40% of Americans live in constant risk of chemical exposure or explosion. The Trump Administration is trying to roll back protections.

Eric Whalen

The Least Productive Congress in 164 Years?

How a Montana senator’s failed attacks on public land help explain congressional dysfunction

Gabriel Furshong

Irish Town Stands Up to Big Seaweed

Bantry Bay residents say mechanized harvesting operation threatens traditional seaweed industry, fisheries, and marine ecosystem

Robbie Galvin

We Have Until Just 2030 to Avert Climate Change Catastrophe, Warns IPCC

World's leading scientists say it can still be done, hope new report will mobilize people to action

Jonathan Watts The Guardian

Scrappy Group of Citizen Scientists Rallies Around One of World’s Rarest Trees

Torreya Guardians turn to assisted migration to help Florida torreyas keep pace with a warming climate

Sam Schipani

Learning from the World’s Largest Dam-Removal and Restoration Project

As the waters came rushing back into the Elwha River following double dam removal, so did a multitude of species

Tarah Lohan

Racing to Save Europe’s Olive Trees

As a dangerous bacteria threatens olive-based cultures and economies in Italy and Spain, growers and scientists are searching for solutions

Alice Alech

Malaysia’s Palm Oil Expansion Ban: More Greenwashing or a Signal of Real Change?

New Greenpeace report on clearcutting by palm oil groups underscores how practice persists in tropical forests.

Fiona McAlpine

For The Virgin Islands’ Young Climate Change Officer, Irma Made the Global Crisis Personal

September 2017’s Category 5 hurricane proved that we can’t simply adapt our way into safety.

Angela Burnett

Fracking Chemicals Dumped in Allegheny River a Decade Ago Still Showing Up in Mussels

New study shows that strontium is making its way into the food chain

Kristina Marusic