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Standing Rock Sioux Chairman: Dakota Access Pipeline "Is Threatening the Lives of My Tribe"

In North Dakota, indigenous activists are continuing to protest the proposed $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline, which they say would threaten to contaminate the Missouri River.

Monsanto, temptation and some 'adolescent' farmers

Monsanto has done the equivalent of giving a teenage boy the keys to the family car and then telling him that he can't drive it. We know what comes next.

How Smarter Irrigation Might Save Rare Mussels and Ease a Water War

It’s clear that restoring healthy flows to the Flint River and its tributaries will not be easy. The people of Georgia and the lower Flint must decide …

Fracking and Health: What we Know from Pennsylvania's Gas Boom

Tensions between economic development, energy policy and environmental and health concerns are common in public health’s history. Often, economic and energy …

School Days in 2040: Saikou's Day aboard the Tigerfish Floating School

While floating schools certainly aren’t solving the climate crisis in The Gambia and the many other coastal countries where they’ve emerged, …

Flood-Ravaged Gulf Coast Residents Ask President Obama To Cancel Federal Offshore Drilling Lease Auction

During President Obama’s visit to a flood-ravaged area near Baton Rouge, Louisiana this week, a group of environmental activists delivered a petition …

On Flimsy Ladders, or Flimsy Ain’t Nothing. Flimsy is All.

We float above living Earth in a life supplied by fossilised life.

IPCC Special Report to Scrutinise ‘Feasibility’ of 1.5C Climate Goal

The head of the United Nation’s climate body has called for a thorough assessment of the feasibility of the international goal to limit warming to 1.5C.

Of Horseshoe Crabs and Empathy

I feel quite sure that whatever the scientific explanation for the die-off of the horseshoe crabs and eels, the real reason is the senseless killing Stella …

Climate Change and Colonial History Make a Toxic Combination

New research points to a powerful link between climate change and armed conflict.

Limitless imagination and physical limits

How do we distinguish those ideas that are forever going to remain in the realm of fiction and those that can become concrete reality? Of those that are possible how do we determine which won't …
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