Alex Park

Alex Park is an editorial fellow at Mother Jones.

Here’s what it looks like when a typhoon devastates your city

A year ago, Typhoon Haiyan slammed the Philippines. Here's what that looked like.

Surprise! This GOP senator’s theory about volcanoes and climate change is totally wrong

This should not actually come as a surprise.

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.

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.

Drought-afflicted cornfield

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

And why it's too late for the rain.

The Gates Foundation’s hypocritical investments

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