Is There a Place for Hydropower in a Warming World?

Their high greenhouse gas emissions, environmental impact, and regional conflicts over water sharing offer a clear answer.

Joshua Frank

Water Filters Can Protect US Communities from Lead and Plastic Pollution

The EPA's proposal to tackle lead in drinking water does not go far enough.

Madison Dennis

New Tactics Demanded As Wildfires Intensify Across South America

Recent blazes in Chile and Argentina have highlighted the need for better environmental laws as the climate crisis deepens.

Sam Meadows The Guardian

Waste, Not Wood, Makes the Best Charcoal

Conservationists are cleaning up cooking to help save Uganda’s last forests.

Claire Greenburger

On the Trail of California’s Hazardous Waste

The Golden State has some of the strictest hazardous waste rules in the country — but much of its dangerous trash ends up outside state lines.

Zoe Loftus-Farren KPFA - Terra Verde

On Climate Science and Parenthood

In Review: The Quickening: Creation and Community at the Ends of the Earth

Sarah Boon

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Evidence from 15 million outages raises questions about recovery times.

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Bringing Beavers Back to California

These ecosystem engineers are being released into California for first time in decades to help mitigate fire, floods, and drought.

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How a Black Miami Neighborhood Became ‘Ground Zero for Climate Gentrification’

A documentary, 'Razing Liberty Square,' examines the plight of families in Liberty City as developers ‘revitalize’ community on desirable higher land.

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Forest Fires and Respiratory Illness are a Dangerous Combination

As climate change worsens wildfires, smoke exposure may increasingly add to infectious disease risks.

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