environment

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 "civilization will endure." The bad news? Pretty much everything else.
Geoff Dembicki
3.13.19
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
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
2.26.19
Save Yourselves

I Tried to Be Completely Sustainable for a Week

If climate change responsibility is going to be foisted onto individuals rather than governments, I thought I should see how doable it is.
Annie Lord
2.25.19
crime

Cops Finally Caught a Woman Who Killed Hundreds of Elephants for Their Ivory

Chinese criminal Yang Fenlan faces 15 years in prison for managing an organized group that poached endangered elephants.
Edoardo Liotta
2.21.19
Save Yourselves

How This British Climate Action Group Is Aiding the Fight Against Global Warming

We met members of Extinction Rebellion to talk about their plans to save the world.
Emily Goddard
2.20.19
News

Gas Companies Are Neighbours from Hell in This Rural Vancouver, BC Community

Farmington residents say tremors from nearby fracking feel like a truck crashing into your house at 60 km/h.
Christopher Pollon
11.22.18
Views My Own

Climate Apathy Is Worse Than Climate Denial

A new report makes the dangers of a warming planet more apparent than ever. Too bad the people running the US don't seem to care.
Harry Cheadle
10.8.18
climate change

Beyond Evacuations: Climate Change May Mean Abandoning Our Coasts Forever

A climate scientist thinks that we aren't taking major storms like Florence seriously enough.
Casey Williams
9.13.18
environment

The Trump Administration Admits It's OK Letting People Die from Dirty Air

Compared to an Obama-era rule, the EPA's new proposed regulation would cause as many as 1,400 deaths a year by 2030.
Harry Cheadle
8.21.18
environment

Highly Intelligent Crows Are Now Being Employed as Garbage Collectors

Today, six trained crows started a new job at a French theme park that looks like a 'Game of Thrones' set.
Beckett Mufson
8.13.18
Tunnel Vision

How Will the L Train Shutdown Impact the Environment?

Despite residents' concerns about additional traffic, officials claim the upcoming subway shutdown will actually "result in a beneficial temporary impact to air quality.”
John Surico
8.10.18
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