Science

Reality? Check!

For the next 24 hours, Al Gore is treating us to celebs, interviews, and his favorite slideshows all about climate change.

Check out the Climate Reality Project's live broadcast of performances, interviews, and educational segments.

Dirty thoughts

The muck beneath our feet could be our destruction, or our salvation.

Soil could be our salvation, if we stop treating it like dirt.

ice, ice, ladies

Ho hum, another scientific expedition to Antarctica … but this time the scientists are all women.

This is the largest all-female expedition ever.

Read More

Look, we spend a lot of time reading the internet — here’s the best stuff of the week.

From Facebook to feedlots, we’ve got some stellar reading recs.

Trump's America

Our government is now getting its science news from science-denying Breitbart.

The dystopian nightmare seems to be descending sooner than we thought.

not dead yet!

The Great Barrier Reef is still dying, still refuses to die.

It's sort of like that time the whole family said goodbye to Great-Uncle Fred only to have him show up at Christmas dinner two weeks later, wheeling an oxygen cart.

planet earth

Watch changes on the ol’ Blue Marble unfold in gorgeous, alarming satellite images.

Zoom out and it's easy to see how quickly we're changing the world.

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.

Bad Santa

The Heartland Institute has a horrific holiday wish list for Trump.

Like white supremacists, climate deniers think they are about to get an ally in the White House.