Justice

Dakota Access

How Standing Rock sparked a national movement toward environmental justice

Here's a closer look at the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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The Standing Rock Sioux will be ready to take a Trump challenge to courts

The pipeline is far from dead. But it’s also still far from a sure thing.

Surprise!

The Dakota Access Pipeline will have to find another route.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will not grant a permit for the pipeline.

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Obama can’t really do much about Standing Rock

Activists are calling on the president to intervene, but he has little power to stop the pipeline.

Dakota Access

The backstory on Standing Rock, the federal government, and tribal sovereignty

A primer on the body of law that has everything to do with the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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Trump supports finishing Dakota Access.

Standing Rock also saw a small victory in the form of a letter from Wells Fargo to tribal elders.

Opinion

Want to convince Trump to care about climate? Scaremongering about refugees won’t help.

Military leaders are warning about climate change causing an "unimaginable" refugee crisis. But we should help migrants, not demonize them.

land rights and wrongs

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon increased by a whopping 29 percent this year — but there’s a way to slow it.

Loggers depleted 3,000 square miles of the Amazon from August 2015 to July 2016.

for frack's sake

The EPA downplayed its findings in its study of fracking’s impact on drinking water.

Early drafts of the report highlighted water contamination, but the final version was more fracking-friendly.