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We Did This To Ourselves

Our plan for Earth Day is to ponder whether feminism is dead.

Why don't we celebrate fossil fuels on Earth Day? Why don't we celebrate Chris Brown on International Women's Day?

wake-up call

A black community in Oakland says pollution is violating its civil rights.

Life expectancy near the Port of Oakland is nine years shorter than in more affluent pockets of the city.

coral exam

The Great Barrier Reef has been brutally bleached for the second year in a row.

This is the first time the world's most famous coral reef has been hit by major bleaching events in such rapid succession.

Neil: a done deal

You can expect Neil Gorsuch to be bad news for the environment.

Our new Supreme Court justice has a record of siding with corporations and blocking environmentalists' cases from proceeding in court.

making history

A coal museum in Kentucky is switching to solar power.

Long live irony!

close to home

Trump wants to eliminate programs that prevent lead poisoning.

That would have an outsized impact on children, especially in communities of color and low-income communities.

Northern Light

A coal company just abandoned plans to ruin a river and a bunch of people’s lives in Alaska.

What would have been the state's largest strip mine is a no-go.

larry, larry, quite contrary

A Republican governor has nixed fracking in Maryland.

Gov. Larry Hogan signed a bill that bans hydraulic fracturing in the state, following in the footsteps of New York and Vermont.

fracking screwed

‘Gasland’ families are still fighting the company that leaked methane into their water.

A northeastern Pennsylvania town's residents have been embroiled with Cabot Oil & Gas since 2008.