environment

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Porn and Netflix Could Each Be Generating as Much CO2 as Bangladesh

Video files might be immaterial, but it takes a lot of power to get them to your phone.
Gavin Butler
7 hours ago
environment

Jakarta Government Plans To Create Manmade Rain To Solve Air Pollution Problem

Jakarta is notorious for its unclean air, but becoming the city with the world’s worst air pollution took it to the next level. Can man-made rain fix this?
Ikhwan Hastanto
12 hours ago
environment

These Storm Tourists Are Dropping Thousands of Dollars to Chase Tornadoes

“If a tornado was cheese, I wanna stick my cracker in it. It's like a weird little fetish."
Lee Doyle
Katherine Tutrone
3 days ago
Save Yourselves

Some Easy Ways to Stamp Out Your Festival Carbon Footprint

Look after the planet and have a mostly guilt-free comedown.
David Hillier
7.9.19
Australia Today

Australia is Fast Becoming One of the World’s Worst Climate Polluters

Burning coal and gas is the number one cause of the climate crisis, and Australia is the leading exporter of both. By 2030, things could get much worse.
Gavin Butler
7.9.19
Australia Today

South Australia Moves to Ban Plastic Straws and Cutlery

They're about to become the first state to outlaw single-use plastic items.
Gavin Butler
7.8.19
Save Yourselves

Some Mad, Bad News: Big Oil Is Actively Involved in Climate Talks

It's going to be hard to save the world with fossil fuel lobbyists rallying against the Paris Agreement during UN negotiations.
Pascoe Sabido
7.7.19
Australia Today

Australia Keeps Sending 'Toxic' Waste to Southeast Asia

Visy, a recycling company owned by Australia's richest man, shipped a container full of black sludge and maggots to an island in Indonesia last month.
Gavin Butler
7.4.19
stay classy

We Should All Ditch Work and Go on Strike for the Climate

All workers in all industries stopping work at the exact same time? It's exactly what the planet needs.
Callum Cant
6.30.19
News

Japan Is Willing To Take Southeast Asia’s Trash

Japan has a plan for the region’s waste, which involves producing power from trash.
Lex Celera
6.26.19
environment

Six Ways You Can Stop Sabotaging Your Recycling

Some mistakes are so bad you’re better off throwing everything in the garbage.
Anne Gaviola
6.25.19
Australia Today

Sydney Has Officially Declared a Climate Emergency

The council voted unanimously on the declaration, and has called on the Federal Government to respond urgently.
Gavin Butler
6.25.19
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