environment

environment

Machismo Is Ruining the Planet, Study Says

A new study finds that men are less likely to purchase eco-friendly products or participate in sustainable activities when they seem too "feminine."
Kimberly Lawson
6 hours ago
environment

Everything We Know About the Toxic Chemical Spill in Malaysia So Far

Over 3,000 people have been hospitalised from exposure to hazardous fumes since early this month, and more dumping sites were discovered today.
Mustika Hapsoro
3.19.19
Save Yourselves

If You Jog in a City, Here's Why It's Vital to Choose the Right Route

Pollution isn't quite so bad that it completely cancels the benefits of a run, but you're not helping yourself by jogging on a main road.
Niloufar Haidari
3.19.19
climate change

Climate Change Is Such a Huge Threat We Don't Even Know How to Think About It

The good news, says author David Wallace-Wells, is that "civilisation will endure". The bad news? Pretty much everything else.
Geoff Dembicki
3.14.19
Save Yourselves

The Activists Going On 'Birth Strike' to Protest Climate Change

"I don't think it's an acceptable risk to bring children into the world – the likelihood of a safe future for them has to increase dramatically first."
Simon Doherty
3.14.19
camp century

A Top-Secret US Military Base Will Melt Out of the Greenland Ice Sheet

Planners thought it would stay buried in ice forever.
Kate Lunau
3.9.19
wine

The Future of Wine Might Be Flat Plastic Bottles

Flat bottles are lighter and fit more per carton than standard bottles, making shipping more sustainable.
Bettina Makalintal
3.7.19
Save Yourselves

The Workers Who Wanted to Stop Making Weapons and Start Waging War on Climate Change

In the 1970s, workers at a defence manufacturer in Lancashire came up with a radical idea to start making things that would be better for society.
Casper Hughes
3.5.19
money

I Tested the Saving Technique That Promises Retirement at 40

The FIRE – "financial independence, retire early" – movement is all about hoarding enough cash, before investing it and living off the dividends.
Hayden Vernon
3.1.19
Save Yourselves

Global Warming Behaviour: a Checklist

Just a fun (and not existentially alarming) list!
Lauren O'Neill
Emma Garland
2.28.19
Save Yourselves

The Climate Change Paper So Depressing It's Sending People to Therapy

On average, three people read an academic paper. At least 100,000 have read this – and a lot of them haven't taken it very well.
Zing Tsjeng
2.27.19
Save Yourselves

I Tried to Be Completely Sustainable for a Week

If climate change responsibility is going to be foisted onto individuals over governments, I thought I should check how hard it is to save the world.
Annie Lord
2.26.19
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