Reading Time: 6 minutes Chevron’s warm and fuzzy ads tout “the passion to be awed by nature” and the company’s pledge to meet people’s needs in “ever cleaner ways.” Environmental groups call the pitches greenwashing.
Reading Time: < 1 minute The climate emergency is already here. WhoWhatWhy environmental fellow Max Steiner breaks down the urgency that now comes with environmental journalism as Climate Emergency Week kicks off.
Reading Time: 6 minutes A toxic reservoir in Florida nearly burst this month, sending a wall of radioactive water towards homes and businesses. The state let it happen.
Reading Time: 6 minutes According to a new report, net zero targets many governments are pursuing are distractions from the urgent need to drastically reduce carbon emissions.
Reading Time: 9 minutes Whether it’s a mistimed wildflower bloom on Mount Rainier, scorched trees in Yosemite, or a lack of grizzly bears in Yellowstone, climate change is impacting national parks and their visitors.
Reading Time: 8 minutes Big ag has the US political establishment so deep in its pockets that there’s little will to address the pandemic risks posed by the meat and dairy industries.
Reading Time: 15 minutes Households account for 70 percent of all climate pollution, according to climate scientist Dr. Kimberly Nicholas. She makes the case for individual action being just as important as government and corporate efforts to stem climate change.
Reading Time: 3 minutes As the tides rise ever higher, the world’s coastal cities carry on sinking. It’s a recipe for civic catastrophe.
Reading Time: 4 minutes It’s not just wildlife markets: intensive animal agriculture practices, like those in the US, also pose pandemic threats.
Reading Time: 8 minutes After a slump during the Trump years, the US is back on track to purge super pollutants lurking wherever refrigerants keep us cool — even at your nearby grocery store.