Environment

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The scene of a car bomb in Jos, Nigeria in May 2014. (Photo: Diariocritico de Venezuela/flickr/cc)
Along with rising sea levels and global insecurity, climate change is producing yet another unforeseen consequence—rising violence, from road rage to civil war, a new report finds. A working paper released Thursday by the National Bureau of Economic Research, which conducted a meta-analysis of 55 separate reports on global warming and conflict in...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Anti-fracking activists gathered in an act of non-violent civil disobedience on...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Green groups on Wednesday sued the Environmental Protection Agency over its...

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Though he gets the appeal of free snow cones and penguins, John Oliver is more worried about the environmental impact of an estimated 40,000 eager tourists a year traipsing to and inevitably trashing Antarctica. His solution: A hilarious anti-tourism PSA.