George W. Bush EPA chief slams Trump’s pick

"I don’t recall ever having seen an appointment of someone who is so disdainful of the agency.”

Secretary of Petrostate

Trump will nominate ExxonMobil’s CEO to run U.S. foreign policy.

Rex Tillerson will join Trump's cabinet of corporate chieftains.


Food icon Marion Nestle talks Trump, soda, and weed

The James Beard award-winning author talks sustainable nutrition in a post-Trump world.

Burning questions

In wildfire-riddled Tennessee, climate change is a hot topic

Residents blame drought, and some point to climate.

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.

Stuck in the Middle

The NYC traffic guru who coined the term “gridlock” has a plan to fix it

By focusing on neighborhood needs, Sam Schwartz’s MOVE NY could succeed where other NYC traffic-reduction and transit-funding efforts have failed.

path of lease resistance

A woman who fought predatory oil and gas leasing on Native lands got the Presidential Medal of Honor.

Cobell died in 2011, but the ideals that motivated her live on, most visibly at Standing Rock.

Dakota Access protesters reminded the nation they won’t be silenced.

Dakota Access protests grow in size and scope, especially in the face of a Trump era.

Meet one young woman who took up the fight at Standing Rock

"If I've ever called myself a warrior, this is the time to show who I am."