People

Let it burn

Smokey was wrong. You can’t prevent wildfires, and you shouldn’t try.

Time to accept that Southern California wildfires are a simple fact of life.

sunprecedented

A solar-powered plane just crossed the Atlantic

The scrappy little plane completed the journey that the Titanic never could.

News

After mega-heatwave, Los Angeles faces mega-wildfire

After two days, only 10 percent of the fire was contained.

Black gold

Desperate for cash, Trump turns to the coal industry

If there's any money left in coal, that is.

Justice

For environmental activists, 2015 was the deadliest year yet

Last year's murder rate of three activists a week show the stakes have never been higher.

Justice

Meet the activist getting sued for complaining about a coal-ash dump

"Sometimes, you gotta say ouch."

Food

Meet the man who changed the way the U.S. fights poverty abroad

The best way to fight poverty worldwide? Give small farmers a hand.

Climate & Energy

Flying space junk is about to beat us to destroying the Arctic

A thriving Arctic ecosystem will be hit with toxic debris from outer space on Saturday.

Climate & Energy

Here’s what the new Never Trump contender has to say about climate change

David French thinks deep thoughts on demon rum and DiCaprio.