Topic: Environment

  • The earth is choking on plastic

    Plastic waste isn't just a blight on the landscape--it is disrupting natural systems on which our very existence depends.

  • Does Trump's Paris pullout mean game over?

    Keeping a tiny step forward would be better than Trump's big step backward, but our task remains building a stronger movement to save the planet.

  • Pushing back the frackers in New York

    We Are Seneca Lake campaigners won an important victory in their years-long fight against fossil fuel expansion in New York.

  • Paying for Hanford's toxic legacy

    The emergency at the Hanford Nuclear Site in Washington state underscores why it's called "the most toxic place in America."

  • Mad about science

    The right's politically weaponized ignorance about science is nevertheless effective and well funded--and it isn't going away.

  • Speaking climate truth to Trump power

    The Peoples Climate March in Washington, estimated at 200,000 strong, was the centerpiece of a day of protest for the planet.

  • The planet can't wait

    As the Peoples Climate March takes place this Saturday, the stakes have never been higher--but our movement has real successes to build on.

  • Scientists turn up the heat on Trump

    Massive crowds turned out for Marches for Science around the U.S. to send a message: "The oceans are rising, and so are we."

  • Why capitalism clings to fossil fuels

    A transition to renewable energy even makes sense for capitalism, but this is a system where sense doesn't count for much.

  • Why this scientist is marching

    A scientist and organizer of the April 22 March for Science explains why it's important to march against the Trump agenda.

  • When the scientists march

    Activism by scientists is often greeted with amazement, but they have quite a history of protest, especially during times of upheaval.

  • Running the EPA...into the ground

    Trump's appointment of Scott Pruitt to head the EPA is another step in the energy giant's scorched-earth war on a warming planet.

  • Capitalism's war on climate science

    Trump is only the latest and most extreme example of this society's refusal to let facts get in the way of its planetary death wish.

  • Army Corps deadline looms at Standing Rock

    Water protectors fighting the Dakota Access Pipeline face an eviction order after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers capitulated to the Trump regime.

  • Will science go rogue against Donald Trump?

    The resistance to Trump among scientists targeted by his reactionary agenda raised an old question about politicizing science.

  • Trump's "America First" puts the planet last

    Expect Trump to lead a charge to abandon climate change accords, drop enforcement of environmental regulations and ramp up energy production.

  • The challenge at Standing Rock

    With the Trump administration pushing for the Dakota Access Pipeline, there's a debate about how water protectors should respond.

  • What happened after the oil price crash?

    Two years after the oil price crash, some certainties remain: a world of environmental chaos and oil-fuelled imperialist conflict.

  • We still stand with Standing Rock

    We thank all those who have supported the water protectors. Now, we must keep up pressure on until the Black Snake is dead.

  • Standing Rock is what democracy looks like

    The water protectors have managed to share a sacred fire under Arctic conditions and create a strong, well-organized community.

  • Can Trump reverse the Standing Rock victory?

    Water protectors and their supporters are fearful that DAPL won't stay blocked, but there's substance to this victory that gives us something to build on.

  • The struggle doesn't stop at Standing Rock

    Hundreds marched in Washington, D.C., to support political prisoner Leonard Peltier and the water protectors around the country.

  • A not-so-strange kinship

    The solidarity between Standing Rock water protectors and U.S. military veterans was forged by a long history of war and empire.

  • The blizzard didn't stop us

    A furious winter storm hit the Standing Rock encampments, but that isn't stopping the resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline.

  • Una movilización indígena

    La mayor movilización indígena en más de un siglo se desarrolla hoy en Standing Rock, Dakota del Norte, en defensa del agua y del medio ambiente.