Environment

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Signaling the global implications of last week's historic Dutch court ruling —the first in the world to use human rights as a legal basis to protect citizens against greenhouse gas emissions and global warming—environmentalists in Australia are reportedly preparing to launch a similar legal challenge against Prime Minister Tony Abbott's government...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Placing the interests of Big Coal over public health, the U.S. Supreme Court on...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Citing what she called the "historical lack of political will to respond...

Further

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.