Renowned biologist Paul Ehrlich talks about the population problem, the “gibbering idiots” who think he’s wrong, and why we’re incapable of coping with slow-rolling environmental catastrophes.
What if you could eat meat without causing animals to suffer? Take our survey.
Instead of auctioning federal land to coal companies, what if we used these taxpayer-owned spaces for something in the public interest -- like renewable power generation?
There's a long way to go to cut carbon emissions and bring down long-term temperature projections. Here's a practical plan for getting started, even before the next global treaty kicks in.
We've covered a lot of good farmland with concrete over the years. But taking it back for urban farming may not be as difficult as it sounds.
A reader wonders what to do with those silica gel packs that come with vitamins and shoes. Umbra offers her a chill pill.
With more factory farms, bigger meat processing facilities, and growing numbers of immigrant workers, it looks like Cargill and Co. might be priming the Midwest to produce meat for the world.
In the Bureau of Land Management's corrupt coal-leasing program, taxpayer-owned land is leased at "auctions" where companies like Peabody are often the only bidder.
The Earth Summit in Rio may be over, but just like spring break, the triumphs, tragedies, and terrible judgment calls will live on in memory. Here are some of our favorite moments captured in all their photographic glory.