Environment

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A new study finds that biofuels—which are derived from plants like corn or soybeans and sometimes considered to be carbon-neutral—may actually be worse for the climate than gas. University of Michigan (UM) Energy Institute research professor John DeCicco analyzed all the greenhouse gas emissions created in the supply chains of various fuel types...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
As Indigenous activists maintained resistance to a proposed oil pipeline in...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Heavy-hitting progressive groups have sent a letter to Democratic presidential...

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.