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Cities

This ecologist wants to plant a “pop-up” forest in Times Square

Marielle Anzelone is trying to raise $25,000 on Kickstarter to fund "a crazy PR event for nature."

Science

Shocking video footage shows scientists having feelings

This website takes a candid look at who scientists are, why they do what they do, and how they're feeling about the future.

Shock doc

This viral documentary could actually push China to clean up its act

A film about the country’s horrendous pollution made huge waves, and now government officials say they really intend to tackle the problem.

Climate & Energy

Vanuatu’s president blames climate change for Cyclone Pam

The president of the tiny island nation describes the Category 5 cyclone as "a monster that has hit Vanuatu."

Living

What’s the greenest way to travel?

A reader wants to see the world without wrecking it. Umbra offers a few travel tips.

Climate & Energy

How does climate activism differ in the U.S. and Germany?

Americans are focused on diversifying the movement and fighting fossil fuels. Germans are getting into the specifics of phasing out coal and nuclear.

Business & Technology

Big Oil’s business model is broken

Here's the real story behind the oil price collapse.

Climate & Energy

Big news: CO2 emissions flatlined last year

And it happened during a time of economic growth. You can thank renewables.

Food

Watch New York’s unexpected food heroes make salt and forage in the parks

The Perennial Plate explores how beautifully off-beat foodies are growing a healthy food scene in New York.