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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.

Expert Warns Catastrophe Looms by Century’s End if Climate Change Isn’t...

Harold Wanless, a leading climatologist and geologist, predicts that global warming and sea level rising are going to be much more severe than the consensus predictions. Will we all struggle to breathe soon?

‘Epic Fail:’ Feminism and Ecological Crises

It seems homo sapiens’ domination of Earth is coming to an end as the result of today’s processes of resource extraction and waste generation. What can we do to change this trajectory, and is this conversation unavoidable?

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IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Inside China-focused Congressional hearings, panic, paranoia, and hypocrisy reign

China is not a threat because it’s threatening our security—China is a threat because it’s successful.