Environment

Kenny Stancil, staff writer
Indigenous land defender Stacy Gallagher (right) was sentenced to 90 days in jail after performing a ceremony along the Trans Mountain pipeline route in British Columbia. (Photo: Rita Wong)
"Gallagher is one of more than 200 people, many Indigenous, who have been arrested for mobilizing against the $12.6 billion pipeline."
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
City Council President Aaron Banks carries bottled water at a local distribution center in Jackson, Mississippi. (Photo: Screengrab from ABC 16 WAPT News)
"Water is a basic necessity and it just brought a lot of frustration, anger,...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Activists hold a demonstration marking the delayed COP26 U.N. climate negotiations on November 13, 2020 in Glasgow, Scotland, (Photo: Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images)
"We face huge challenges protecting the environment, but global public opinion...

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.