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How Native and white communities make alliances to protect the earth

Tribal nations have always been on the front lines of environmental protection. Now their neighbors are catching up.

El Niño likely to impact global weather in 2019

El Niño/Southern Oscillation (ENSO) naturally occur every two to seven years and impacts global weather patterns, usually causing a rise in temperatures.

Ending pollution requires a major change in attitudes

Its up to us, each and every one of us to consciously live in an environmentally responsible manner.

3 Reasons to be hopeful about our p​lanet in 2018

We've got a lot to do to protect our planet, but here is what to be hopeful for this year.

How much does climate change cost? Try $1.5 billion (and counting)

There are two choices: spend money on trying to reduce the problem or spend money on cleaning up the catastrophes.

25 percent of the earth could see a permanent drought by...

If Earth’s temperature goes up by 2 degrees Celsius by 2050, more than 25 percent of the world would live in a state of drought.

Let’s make 2018 a better time, not the end of time

We have the capacity for wonders as well as horrors. We have the ability to create as well as to destroy.

We have now consumed more resources so far this year than...

We’ll use 1.7 Earths’ worth of resources this year. Can six pledges make a difference?

Solar Power in Space Parallels that on Earth and Competes with...

Major breakthroughs have been happening with the use of solar and other benign sources of power in space. The situation parallels that on Earth as solar and wind power and other clean, safe technologies compete with fossil fuels.

Top 10 Ways to Prove You Love the Earth on Earth...

While environmentalism meant something different in 1970 than it does now, Juan Cole discusses the 10 ways you can prove you love the earth as we raise awareness about climate change on Earth Day.

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Does Elon Musk have a right to destroy Twitter?

Do we really think that the super-wealthy should be allowed to control so much wealth and wield so much influence?

Why does our skin wrinkle in water?

Mark Changizi’s study offers a scientific and anthropological explanation for a phenomenon many take for granted.

Satellites detect no real climate benefit from 10 years of forest carbon offsets in California

Without improvements to the current system, we may be underestimating our net emissions, contributing to the profits of large emitters and landowners and distracting from the real solutions of transitioning to a clean-energy economy.

Eight reasons why now is a good time for a Ukraine ceasefire and peace...

People all over the world are calling for a Christmas truce, harkening back to the inspirational Christmas Truce of 1914.

Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.