Neonics were supposed to reduce the use of sprayed pesticides -- and they did. But they also stick around long enough to harm the whole wild ecosystem.
British researchers tried to engineer a kind of wheat that would repel bugs without need for insecticide. They failed, but they still learned a lot.
Forget Kanye West -- the Tibetan leader rocked a panel on climate change to discuss environmental responsibility and Pope Francis' encyclical.
The science is in! The planet hasn't changed this much since the evolution of multicellular animals.
Should we really be spending limited science funding on social science and climate change art, when we haven't figured out all the hard stuff yet?
What to do with old Barbies, Lego bricks, and other plastic toys? Umbra sorts through the disposal dilemmas represented by the toybox.
What's up with the Colorado River? What are my water rights? Should I feel guilty about almonds? Answers to these questions and more.
Sometimes you need to get all that secret environmental guilt off your plate -- we have just the hotline for you.
If your post-apocalyptic future involves the worst of water-privatization and hand-to-hand combat, you know you're really in for it.
The climate psychologist and author of "Is Shame Necessary?" explains why need more shame (and less guilt) if we're going to fix the climate.