Full story - June 21, 2019
Jay Inslee climate scorecard
Although climate change wasn’t discussed much in the 2016 presidential election, this time around it’s turning out to be a much hotter topic. Greenpeace has created a scorecard to help voters understand where each candidate currently stands on the climate crisis.
Full story - June 30, 2019
Niger Delta oil spill
Esther Kiobel, one of the widows of the Ogoni Nine, is one step closer to justice in her battle against the Royal Dutch Shell Oil Company.
Full story - June 07, 2019
Recompose artist's rendering
For most of recent human history, we’ve opted for burial and cremation. Washington State residents now have a new green option: human composting — also known as natural organic reduction.
Full story - May 31, 2019
In the US, food is often thrown out simply because it doesn’t look good enough. Recently, a crop of companies has popped up with an entrepreneurial solution to food waste: they sell less-than-perfect produce straight to consumers.
Full story - May 31, 2019
Dolphins playing
Every human language that’s been tested follows a similar pattern, called Zipf’s law. Now researchers are looking to see if non-human languages, like what dolphins and whales use, follow a similar structure.
Full story - June 11, 2019
European Parliament
Every five years, citizens of the European Union elect new representatives for the EU Parliament. In the elections that wrapped up on May 26, voters gave a clear signal that the environment was high on their list of priorities.
Full story - May 31, 2019
Aerial view of greenery
"Our Planet" is an inspiring nature documentary series narrated by the renowned Sir David Attenborough. The eight-episode Netflix original provides viewers with majestic scenes of our natural world through the sobering lens of climate change.
Full story - May 24, 2019
Alfred Brownell
When a palm oil development project tried to cut down the last major swath of tropical rainforest in Liberia, lawyer Alfred Brownell jumped into action — and almost lost his life.
Full story - May 24, 2019
dried mud in south africa
New research finds that since 1961, global warming has reduced the gross domestic product of poorer countries an average of 25%, while some richer countries have benefited.
Full story - May 17, 2019
NYC traffic and pedestrians
New York City just became the first city in the US to adopt a congestion pricing plan. The plan is expected to raise about $1.5 billion in revenue every year, mostly for its crumbling subway system.