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Why are the billionaires laughing?

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Environment

'Like It Never Happened': Federal Judge Tosses Trump Attack on Clean Water Rule

Denying a Biden administration request to temporarily retain the rule, the judge reestablished "the careful balance of state and federal power to protect clean water that Congress intended when it wrote the Clean Water Act."
Brett Wilkins ·


Green Public Spending a 'Win-Win Opportunity' for Climate and Workers, Global Study Shows

"It's really a no-brainer for the federal government to prioritize green investments to put our economy back on track," said one advocate. "It's good politics and good policy."

Kenny Stancil ·


Beyond Science: Art and the Environment

A journey to one of the most beautiful places on Earth — which sits next to one of the most polluted — reminds us that art can help conserve.

Sam Nester ·


Kunming Declaration's 30x30 Biodiversity Target Is a Good Start, But Not Nearly Enough

It's clear that securing Indigenous land tenure rights and adequately resourcing tribal governments is key to the success of the Convention on Biological Diversity.

Karl Burkart ·


A Zen Koan on Columbus Day

If the world "goes green" but stays focused on wealth and domination, new systems will be gamed and indigenous peoples across the planet will continue to be exploited and displaced, their needs and wisdom ignored.

Robert C. Koehler ·


The Common Sense Case for More Urban Parks

New parks should be built with community needs and biodiversity in mind.

Elizabeth Reid-Wainscoat ·


Why Nature-Based Solutions Won't Solve the Climate Crisis—They'll Just Make Rich People Even Richer

These so-called 'solutions' are, overwhelmingly, empty promises that will lead to massive violations of Indigenous rights, while failing to solve the climate crisis.

Fiore Longo ·


Nearly 42,000 Sources of Toxic 'Forever Chemicals' Put US Drinking Water at Risk: Study

"It is critical that the EPA start regulating PFAS—now," said one scientist.

Kenny Stancil ·


The United States Must Rejoin the Global Biodiversity Conservation Community

In recent decades, the U.S. federal government, growing more and more isolationist, has abandoned its role in global conservation of biodiversity.

Subhankar Banerjee ·


Doctor Who Revealed Flint Lead Crisis Calls Benton Harbor Emergency More 'Environmental Injustice'

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha says the Michigan city's water crisis is another example of "how a predominantly poor and minority population disproportionately suffers the burden of environmental contamination."

Brett Wilkins ·


Bolsonaro Accused of Crimes Against Humanity at ICC Over Amazon Destruction

"Crimes against nature are crimes against humanity."

Julia Conley ·

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