Climate change may get most of the attention, but the biggest environmental risk to human health today isn’t global warming. It’s industrial pollution, often in poor cities and towns where factories, power plants and chemical …
Greenhouse gas emissions have been rising, but warming has plateaued in recent years. It turns out the heat is likely being absorbed by the ocean depths.
Sea-level rise amplified the devastating coastal flooding caused by Superstorm Sandy. Climate change and population growth will raise the risk — unless we act soon
In 2008 a report from the Pew Commission laid out the many problems with factory farms in damning detail. Five years later, little has changed
The son of one of the wealthiest men in the world is giving away $3 billion as fast as he can, in an effort to change farming and food.
The innovation contest will be taking public nominations for its next prize—provided the contests cover the endangered oceans:
New statistics show that the U.S.—thanks largely to fracking and energy efficiency—has energy-related CO2 emissions down 12% from the peak in 2007
A new study shows that human beings are too selfish to endure present pain to avert future climate change. That’s why we need win-win solutions now
More than 20 million people will take part in the Great ShakeOut today, raising awareness about earthquake risks. But it won’t help unless we fortify vulnerable buildings.
An unexpectedly early winter storm buried cattle ranchers in South Dakota. They’re trying to rebuild, but the shutdown in DC and the lack of a farm bill holds them back.