Many Americans only believe in science as long as it doesn’t conflict with their political views. Unfortunately, some of them hold influential positions in government.
Republicans portray themselves as the strongest supporters of the military. But when the Pentagon warns that global warming threatens US national security, they are nowhere to be found.
Berta Cáceres, who defended the rights of indigenous people against big-money interests, was gunned down in her native Honduras.
The fire, burning underneath a dump, is causing health problems while politicians and the landfill owners fight over what, if anything, to do about it.