New research published in Nature Climate Change offers updated, comprehensive projections of sea-level rise over the next two centuries. The news is ... not good.
Vancouver has a plan -- many plans -- to become the "greenest city in the world" by 2020. What does that mean and how would it happen?
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.