Environment

How Gen-Z Is Dealing With a Looming Climate Apocalypse

Growing up in the midst of a climate crisis is pretty overwhelming.

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The Battle to Save Our Oceans from an Invisible Threat

I joined Greenpeace on the high seas at the end of their year-long project to abolish a severe threat to our oceans.

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Coronavirus Has Transformed the Climate Movement Into Something New

Activists are scrambling to deal with the pandemic while trying to make sure no one forgets about global warming.

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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.

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Climate Change

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Now There’s Another Hole in the Ozone Layer. Great.

It covers 400,000 square miles above the Arctic.

The Battle to Save Our Oceans from an Invisible Threat

I joined Greenpeace on the high seas at the end of their year-long project to abolish a severe threat to our oceans.

Coronavirus Has Transformed the Climate Movement Into Something New

Activists are scrambling to deal with the pandemic while trying to make sure no one forgets about global warming.

Policy

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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.

Here's Exactly How a Trump 2020 Win Would Spark a Nightmare Climate Scenario

A second Trump administration wouldn't just let energy companies run wild, it would encourage other countries to abandon the fight to cut emissions.

Trump’s Obsession with Toilets Is Less of a Random Rant Than It Appears

A conservative crusade centered on bathrooms and dishwashers has sabotaged one of the government's most effective tools for fighting climate change.

Earth

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New Earth Surveillance Tech Is About to Change Everything, Including Us

New high-resolution satellites, AIs, and data tools are going to let us study Earth, and ourselves, in greater detail than ever before. That's going to come with "unthinkable" problems.

Your Fancy Honey Might Not Actually Be Honey

It may have been sweetened, heated, filtered, and turned into a fraud—and the entire agricultural system is at risk as a result.

A Hypersonic Shockwave: What Would Happen If These 2 Satellites Collide

They're hurtling toward each other at 33,000 mph. The good news is they aren't a threat to Earth — just other satellites.

Cities

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This Man Created Traffic Jams on Google Maps Using a Red Wagon Full of Phones

By pulling 99 phones down empty streets, artist Simon Weckert made it look like they were gridlocked on Google Maps.

'Sentenced to Death': What It's Like Living in a Cancer-Plagued Oil Town

Port Arthur, Texas, is surrounded by refineries that residents say are poisoning them.

I Bought an Air-Quality Monitor and My Life Will Never Be the Same

It all started when my kitten got asthma.

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