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Environment


World's Peasant Farmers Unveil 'Anti-Imperialist Manifesto' in Defense of Nature

"Putting a stop to capitalist barbarism is the central task of our time."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Don't Be Fooled: The European Green Deal Isn't All It's Cracked Up to Be

Six reasons why the EU isn't as green as it claims.

Laura Basu ·


Making "Build Back Better" Better: Aligning Climate, Jobs, and Justice

Biden's timetable is not enough to halt colossal climate damage.

Jeremy Brecher ·


Biden Urged to Go Further After 'Strong Step' Toward Protecting Arctic Refuge From Drilling

"While this buys some time, the fight to protect this unique and pristine area is not over," said an Environment America campaigner. "We're calling on Congress to establish permanent protections."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Why Infrastructure is So Much Bigger Than Just Infrastructure

"The beauty of pursuing a rebuilt infrastructure is that it brings with it the solution to the other four spokes of national renewal... They work together, like the spokes on the metaphorical wheel that unites them."

Robert Freeman ·


As Tourism Returns, We Can't Allow Cruise Companies to Destroy Coral Reefs for Profit

The Covid-19 pandemic put much of the tourism industry on hold. Once restrictions are lifted, we need to be wary of what comes next.

Kelly Heber Dunning ·


Climate Crisis and Negligent Policymakers Blamed for 'Record Sickening Levels' of Manatee Deaths in Florida

"The reason sensitive manatees are dying is no big mystery," wrote the Orlando Sentinel editorial board. "Environmentalists heralded this foul die-off. Politicians were deaf to the warning."

Julia Conley, staff writer ·


Toward Disability Justice: Don't Forget the Plastic That Gives Me Freedom

Recycling and manufacturing "green" medical supplies seems not to be an issue for environmentalists. But it should be.

Luticha Andre Doucette ·


We Still Live Here: Coal Activists Fight On in Heart-Wrenching New Film

As The Both of Me makes clear, the self-destruction of Appalachia has never ended.

Jeff Biggers ·


Despite Risks, Climate Activists Lead Fight Against Oil Giant's Drilling Projects in Uganda

"We cannot drink oil. This is why we cannot accept the construction of the East African Crude Oil Pipeline." 

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·