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'This Scares Me,' Says Bill McKibben as Arctic Hits 100.4°F—Hottest Temperature on Record

"100°F about 70 miles north of the Arctic Circle today in Siberia. That's a first in all of recorded history. We are in a climate emergency."

Jake Johnson ·


Top Global Experts Say Humanity Must 'Heal Our Broken Relationship With Nature' to Prevent Future Pandemics

"We must curb the high risk trade and consumption of wildlife, halt deforestation and land conversion, as well as manage food production sustainably."

Jessica Corbett ·



As Food Banks Face Shortages and Fresh Produce Rots, Pandemic Spurs Calls for Sustainable Supply Chain

"To truly be resilient, our system must shift to one that relies on small and medium producers and independent, responsible operations."

Jessica Corbett ·


Six Rules for Organizing a Grassroots Regeneration Revolution

We must think, act and organize locally, while simultaneously cultivating a global vision and global solidarity.

Ronnie Cummins ·


'The Saddest Thing Is That This Won't Be Breaking News': Concentration of CO2 Hits Record High of 416 ppm

"Emissions from fossil fuels and deforestation need to be reduced to ZERO to stop this trend!"

Jessica Corbett ·


'Consistent With a Mass Extinction': New Study Warns Climate Chaos Driving Rapid Decline of Bumblebees

The research "adds to a growing body of evidence for alarming, widespread losses of biodiversity and for rates of global change that now exceed the critical limits of ecosystem resilience."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Saving Life on Earth' for Just $100 Billion: New Roadmap Shows How US Can Address Global Extinction Crisis

The plan calls for the president to declare the global extinction crisis a national emergency and establish 500 new national parks, wildlife refuges, and marine sanctuaries.

Andrea Germanos ·


'Because Insects Are Key to Our Own Survival,' 73 Scientists Unveil Global Roadmap to Battle Bugpocalypse

The immediate "no-regret" measures they propose include aggressively curbing planet-heating emissions and the use of synthetic pesticides.

Jessica Corbett ·


'A Win for the Planet!': Dutch Supreme Court Issues Landmark Ruling Mandating Climate Action

The nonprofit that brought the case called it "a groundbreaking decision that confirms that individual governments must do their fair share to reduce greenhouse gas emissions."

Jessica Corbett ·

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