Scientists Discovered Microbes Feasting on Plastic in the Arctic. It Could Help Fight Pollution
The discovery of microbes in the Arctic and the alps that consume plastic at low temperatures could be a recycling breakthrough.
Good News: A 1987 Treaty Has Successfully Preserved Arctic Ice, Scientists Say
The Montreal Protocol delayed the total loss of sea ice by 15 years, but scientists say more intervention is needed.
How Eco-Anxiety is Killing the Climate Movement
Our existential angst at the future of the planet refers to a real danger. But it also allows us to bury our heads in the sand.
Sexist Internet Trolls Are Targeting Women Climate Scientists Now
A new study has found that climate scientists, especially those that are women, are facing increasing death threats and attacks online.
Climate Change Is Violent. Should the Fight Against It Be Too?
Peaceful protest isn't curbing the rapidly worsening crisis. Some activists say it’s time to attack the actual tools used to destroy the planet.
How to Figure Out Which Candidates Actually Care About the Environment
Here's a set of tools to help you understand the issues and vote in support of climate reform.
Coronavirus Could Be a 'Trigger Event' That Reshapes Society for the Better
The Sanders campaign could use this opportunity to transform into a pandemic-fighting, world-changing social movement.
Scientists Find ‘Mountains’, Widespread Structures Near Earth’s Core
The core of our planet could be surrounded by the warped remnants of an ancient sunken ocean floor, a new study says.
Species-Ending Asteroids Hit Earth More Often Than We Realized, NASA Research Suggests
NASA Goddard Chief Scientist James Garvin's controversial findings suggest that some past asteroid impacts were a lot bigger than we realized.
Earth's Life-Nourishing Water Came From Interstellar Space, Scientists Find
Earth’s water, the key ingredient for life as we know it, likely originated many billions of years ago on dust grains in interstellar space.
A New Uber Clone With Armed Drivers Is the App for a Violent and Paranoid America
“What I’m creating is a necessary evil,” the app’s founder claims while operating in a city with falling crime rates.
The Urban Exodus Narratives Are Wrong
The Census Bureau has published two population estimates that say cities are losing people fast. But factoring in the margins of error on their data changes the story entirely.
Thank You For Your Feedback
The community feedback process is an inconvenient annoyance that brings out the worst in people. It is also at the heart of why U.S. cities can't build new housing or transportation.