Government, Corporate and Philanthropic Interests Coalesce On Curbing Methane Emissions as Calls at COP28 for Binding Global Methane Agreement Intensify
New U.S. and EU regulations on methane emissions strengthen calls for a binding international agreement to curb the climate pollution.
By Phil McKenna
Spanning Two Worlds, Judith Kimerling Explores Ecuador’s Rainforest and the Rule of Law That Might Save Those Who Live There
Three decades on, she is representing a teenage girl before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights. In what might have been a case study for her law students back in New York, the court will soon rule on the rights of “uncontacted” peoples for the first time.
By Katie Surma
More Than 100 Countries at COP28 Call For Fossil Fuel Phaseout
Climate activists and countries hard hit by climate disasters seek to break the fossil fuel industry’s stranglehold on global climate talks.
By Bob Berwyn
Judith Kimerling’s 1991 ‘Amazon Crude’ Exposed the Devastation of Oil Exploration in Ecuador. If Only She Could Make it Stop
By Katie Surma
Indigenous Leaders Urge COP28 Negotiators to Focus on Preventing Loss and Damage and Drastically Reducing Emissions
By Liza Gross
Ohio Fails to Pass Restrictions on College Teaching About Climate Policies
By Dan Gearino
Virginia Environmental Groups Form New Data Center Reform Coalition, Call for More Industry Oversight
By Jake Bolster
Has COP28 President Sultan al-Jaber Used the UN Climate Summit to Advance the Interests of UAE’s Oil Company?
Interview by Steve Curwood, “Living on Earth”
COP28 Promised Fireworks. Back in the US, the Climate Wars Rage On
By Kristoffer Tigue
At COP28, the Role of Food Systems in the Climate Crisis Will Get More Attention Than Ever
By Georgina Gustin
Wolverines Are Finally Listed as Threatened. Decades of Reversals May Have Caused the Protections to Come Too Late
By Grant Stringer
Dereliction of Beauty: How Lax Regulation of Beauty Care Products Victimizes Women of Color
Harm City: The quest for environmental justice and climate adaptation in Baltimore
Axed: How the U.S. Forest Service Depletes the Carbon Sink by Logging Mature Tree Stands
State of Denial: How Texas’ Environmental Regulators Enable Big Oil and Other Polluters
The Immortals: Greenhouse Gases That Live Forever
Something in the Water: Regulators Say Growing Crops With Oil Wastewater Is Safe, But Evidence Is Scant
Pipe Dreams: Is Carbon Capture a Climate Solution or a Dangerous Distraction?
Food Shocks: Climate Change and the Coming Famines
Solar Opposites: A Standoff Over Renewable Energy in Rural America
The Superfund Next Door: Toxins & Mistrust in Atlanta
Bag It: The Plastics Crisis
The Fifth Crime: The Campaign to Make “Ecocide” an International Crime
Gaslit: The Costs of Flaring and Venting Natural Gas by Fossil Fuel Companies
Noxious Neighbors: The Hidden Dangers of Heated Tanks Storing Asphalt and Other Heavy Fuels
Sowing Risk: How Big Banks’ Investment in Agriculture Fuels the Climate Crisis.
Power Switch: Lessons From Germany’s Energy Revolution
Hot Molecules: Low Hanging Super Greenhouse Gases
Superfund Super Threats: Toxic Sites at Climate Risk Near You
Anti-Scientists: A Contrarian Minority’s Suspect Work
American Climate: The Future is Already Here
Hurricane-Weary Floridians Ask: What U.N. Climate Talks?
Three months after Idalia, many here are more preoccupied with recovery than COP28.
Public Funding Gave This Alabama Woman Shelter From the Storm. Then Her Neighbor Fenced Her Out
Sandy Pouncey survived a 2019 tornado that killed 23. Cut off from access to her storm shelter, she’s afraid of the sound of thunder.
The Libertarian Developer Looming Over West Maui’s Water Conflict
Peter Martin spent decades guzzling water around Lāhainā. Then came the fire.
Ahead of COP28, a Call for a ‘Tangible Phase-Out of Fossil Fuels as Soon as Possible’
As the world’s largest oil and gas producer, the U.S. could be a spoiler in global efforts to wind down the use of oil, gas and coal.
Battery Prices Are Falling Again, and That’s a Good Thing
Cheaper batteries add to the economic case for EVs, even if some U.S. auto dealers are still figuring out how to sell the models.