environment

VICE News Tonight on HBO

This Small Appalachian Town Flooded. But the Real Trouble Started When Disaster Aid Arrived.

Four city officials, including two mayors and the former police chief, have faced criminal charges for fraud and embezzlement.
Joshua Hersh
Billie Brownstein
4 days ago
VICE News Tonight on HBO

This Missouri Town Can Flood in Minutes. It's Begging the Government to Help.

Repeated flash floods in De Soto, Missouri, showcase the repercussions of disaster bureaucracy.
Arielle Duhaime-Ross
8.17.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Pigs Are Eating Las Vegas' Casino Leftovers and It's Saving the Damn Planet

Can Vegas ever be truly sustainable?
Valerie Kipnis
Agnes Walton
8.15.19
climate change

UN Says Humans Must Transform Our Diets and Land Use to Save the Planet

"For the first time, the world’s top scientists have confirmed what we have always known: respecting the land rights of Indigenous Peoples and local communities is an immediate and actionable climate change solution."
Terri Hansen
8.8.19
climate change

Why the Arctic Fires Are So Bad for the Planet (Aside from the Actual Flames)

The fires could create a feedback loop that only worsens the effects of climate change and leads to more fires.
Alex Lubben
8.2.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Moscow Has a Garbage Crisis. It's Literally Making People Sick

Now Russians are protesting the overflowing landfills.
Alex Campbell
7.26.19
lead

These Maps Reveal the Worst Neighborhoods for Lead Poisoning in NYC, Boston, and Chicago

Our interactive maps display the childhood lead levels of neighborhoods in three major U.S. cities.
Natasha Grzincic
Ankita Rao
7.23.19
election 2020

The Trump Campaign Is Trying to Own Libs by Selling Plastic Straws

For the astronomically high price of $15, you, too, can be the proud owner of 10 plastic straws “laser engraved” with Donald Trump’s name.
Alex Lubben
7.19.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

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
7.13.19
environment

You're Likely Inhaling 11 Tiny Bits of Plastic Per Hour

A new study suggests that our lungs are under siege in our own homes.
Erica Cirino
6.17.19
environment

Some Compelling Reasons Not to Give Up on Solving Climate Change

Reports that say we’re all doomed in the face of the climate crisis ignore a history of survival—and the opportunity to make the future better.
Shayla Love
6.11.19
environment

Canada Is Finally Joining the War on Single-Use Plastic

Only 9 percent of the country's plastics get recycled.
Alex Lubben
6.10.19
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