Alex Park

Alex Park is an editorial fellow at Mother Jones.

Climate & Energy

Watch drought take over the entire state of California in one GIF

California, the producer of half of the nation's fruits, veggies, and nuts, is experiencing its third-worst drought on record.

Climate & Energy

You’d scream, too, if you were this close to a collapsing iceberg

As the poles melt, icebergs are breaking off and drifting with greater ease, creating a world of problems for humans and animals alike.


Be a patriot, eat less beef

This is your favorite protein's carbon footprint.


It takes HOW much water to make Greek yogurt?!

Dairy products require a whole lot of water -- and many of them come from drought-ridden California.


It takes how much water to grow an almond?!

Why California's drought is a disaster for your favorite fruits, vegetables, and nuts.

Climate & Energy

Beyond a reasonable drought: California’s dry spell could be the worst in 500 years

And why it's too late for the rain.

Climate & Energy

The Gates Foundation’s hypocritical investments

ExxonMobil, Walmart, and McDonald's are just a few of the companies that the mega-charity supports.

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