environment

Environmental Extremes

The Himalayas Are Simultaneously Burning and Flooding: What Are We Even Doing?

The melting of the world’s highest mountains will alter water supplies for a quarter of the planet’s people, with catastrophic consequences.
Avinash Tewari
20 hours ago
Covering Climate Now

We Met The Filipino Millennial Who Staged a Lone Protest for Climate Justice

Joanna Sustento is a survivor turned climate activist, after having lost her mother, father, brother, sister, and nephew to one of the world's strongest typhoons.
Lia Savillo
a day ago
climate change

Good Job Striking, Now Here's How to Make Your Climate Activism Have an Impact

Friday's climate strike is about a lot more than just a single day of action.
Geoff Dembicki
a day ago
environment

New, Dire Climate Models Say the Planet Warms Faster Than We Thought

Two new models say the Earth is even more sensitive to emissions than we thought, and humanity has to work even harder to meet Paris agreement targets.
Madeleine Gregory
a day ago
Covering Climate Now

75% of Filipinos Are Convinced Climate Change Is a Serious Problem

Often hit by natural disasters, Filipinos feel like climate change is already happening.
Lia Savillo
a day ago
environment

Know Your Enemy: The World's Top 5 Climate Offenders

The CEOs of the companies most responsible for polluting planet Earth.
Emily Goddard
2 days ago
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Only 8 People in This Indigenous Tribe Still Speak Their Native Language. The Amazon Fires May Wipe It Out Completely.

Indigenous leaders have said there is a “physical, environmental, and cultural genocide” in the Amazon.
Sarah Sax
2 days ago
Environmental Extremes

Indonesians Struggle with Daily Life as Forest Fires Rage On

Indonesia’s forest fires have led to school closures, flight cancellations, and road accidents.
Ikhwan Hastanto
2 days ago
climate change

How to Force Your Employer to Help Save the Planet

Your company is probably contributing to climate change. Here's how to demand it do something about that.
Geoff Dembicki
2 days ago
Environmental Extremes

As Drought-Hit Australia Burns, Victims Cling to the Idea That Climate Change Is 'Unproven'

The northeast interior has become a case study in global warming. Here we see the ramifications of a changing climate, but also how humans hold onto preconceptions regardless of new evidence.
Gavin Butler
2 days ago
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Expert Says Indians Will Soon Become Water Refugees Heading for Water-Rich Europe

Rajendra Singh, also known as the “Waterman of India”, says over 70 percent of the country has dried up, and this may lead to climatic migration to other countries.
Pallavi Pundir
2 days ago
Environmental Extremes

A Look at the Lives of People Separating Waste at One of Asia's Biggest Garbage Dumps

Between battling authorities who have closed off access to their only source of livelihood, harassment by the local mafia and a drug problem, this is the harsh reality of being a ragpicker at India’s Deonar dump.
Shamani Joshi
2 days ago
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