The Biomass Delusion Comes to Mississippi

Lucedale citizens protest plans for largest wood pellet plant in the world.

Rita Frost

Dutch Court Will Hear Case against Shell over Deaths of ‘Ogoni Nine’ Environmental Protestors

Judges order oil firm to release confidential documents as widows of late Nigerian activists get go-ahead to pursue claim

Kate Hodal The Guardian

Grandpa Scales Tree to Protest Trans Mountain Pipeline

Seventy-one-year-old Terry Christenson says he’s doing it for his grandchildren and their children

Ron Johnson

Facebook’s New Fact-Checkers? Koch-Funded Climate Deniers.

Social media giant has given contract to fight fake news to an organization that pushes fake news on climate change.

Andy Rowell

Jailed Chilean Anti-Dam Warrior Awarded 2019 Goldman Environmental Prize

North Macedonian anti-dam activist also among this year’s six winners

Zoe Loftus-Farren

The Short Life of Lobo M1676

2018 Mexican wolf population count brings hope for the endangered subspecies, but also serves as a reminder of the long road to recovery.

Paula Nixon

A Lethal Industrial Farm Fungus Is Spreading Among Us

Agricultural fungicide use is fostering drug resistance among virulent fungi, poses global public health threat.

Alex Liebman and Rob Wallace, PhD

Barrick Gold is Still Trying to Revive Controversial Pascua Lama Mine in Chile

The country’s Indigenous Huasco community remains committed to protecting their fragile homeland from Canadian mining giant.

Ramona Wadi

Melting Arctic Permafrost Will Add $70 Trillion to Climate Costs, Study Finds

Most of economic burden likely be borne by poorer nations, exacerbating global inequality

Jonathan Watts The Guardian

Addressing the Climate Problem Will Require A Dramatic Reordering of Our Lives

An Earth Day reflection on the future we want and the choices that will get us there

Dayton Martindale

Could Sea Creatures Help Slow Climate Change?

Scientists are beginning to recognize that vertebrates, such as fish, seabirds and marine mammals, have the potential to help lock away carbon from the atmosphere.

Heidi Pearson

New York Leaders Have Ambitious Climate Goals. Can Legislators Make it Happen?

As the Empire State works out the details of its green new deal, the rest of the country will be watching

Juliet Grable

Trump Is Trying to Stand in the Way of Electric Cars, Despite Bipartisan Support for Them

New Senate bill is latest sign that momentum for EVs is building despite President’s best efforts

Jeff Turrentine

Nowhere to Hide When the Fire Comes Next

Rebecca Lawton discusses the origins of her new book, nature writing as a woman, and her long-term connection to water

Sarah Boon

The Young Republicans Breaking with Trump on Climate Change

Conservative millennials are trying to haul their party towards scientific reality

Oliver Milman The Guardian

As Black Bears Slowly Return to Texas, Border Wall Could Jeopardize Recovery

The animals need an open border with Mexico in order to survive in the Lone State, experts say

Meg Wilcox