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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Who Is Arguing About Bernie and Hillary? Certainly Not This Playful Owl

The 2016 primary will never, ever, end.

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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.

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Australia's Bushfires Are the Worst Ever. So Is the Disinformation Campaign

Right-wingers in Australia and elsewhere are blaming environmentalists and arsonists while trying to avoid a conversation about climate change.

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The GOP Is Working on Its Own Climate Plan. It Involves ‘Clean’ Coal and Planting Lots of Trees.

Republicans also have a bill in the works called The Trillion Trees Act.

BRAVE: Airport Near Davos Is Offering ‘Green’ Fuel for Rich People’s Private Jets

It’s part of an ongoing effort to make the 1 percent feel less bad about their unsustainable practices.

Ancient Crystals Have Revealed the Oldest Meteorite Crater on Earth

The Yarrabubba impact structure in Australia dates back some 2.2 billion years, 200 million years older than any other known crater.

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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.

Who to Blame for Australia's Bullshit Approach to Climate Change

Look these coal lobbyists in the eye. Remember their names.

Teachers and Doctors Are the Green Jobs of the Future

Fighting climate change means focusing on vital work often done by women of color.

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Ancient Crystals Have Revealed the Oldest Meteorite Crater on Earth

The Yarrabubba impact structure in Australia dates back some 2.2 billion years, 200 million years older than any other known crater.

Listen to the Wild Sounds of a Solar Storm Hitting Earth

Scientists created eerie sonifications of the waves produced by Earth’s magnetic field when it is juiced by radiation from solar storms.

This Guy Studies the 'Global Systems Death Spiral' That Might End Humanity

Could climate change get so bad that it leads to our extinction? A few researchers are trying to answer that question.

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'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.

Someone in Vegas Glued Cowboy Hats to a Bunch of Pigeons' Heads

A nonprofit pigeon rescue called Lofty Hopes is trying to track down the birds—and figure out why the hell anyone would do this.

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