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November 2020 Election: an Apocalyptic Turning Point for Democracy and Our Planet

The next election is about the next 10,000 years. Dramatic climate action is critical because we’re about to cross tipping points that are not reversible. The...

9 Nature Photos to Remind You to Love the Earth

Greenpeace recently celebrated Nature Photography Day to highlight the crucial role that photography plays in the environmental movement, allowing us to tell stories, convey...

The Removal of a Dam in WA Promises to Help Local Cities, Native Americans, and Wildlife

A Dam Comes Down — and Tribes, Cities, Salmon, and Orcas Could All Benefit You may not have heard much about the long fight to...

Hummus Lovers Beware: Your Favorite Dip Contains a Lot of Glyphosate

High Levels of Bayer’s Weedkiller Found in Hummus, Chickpeas Independent laboratory tests commissioned by the Environmental Working Group found glyphosate, the notorious weedkiller linked to...

Who Needs a Border Wall? Plant Some Mesquite Instead.

Build a border wall? Here’s an idea that’s better for communities and the climate... What border communities really need are solutions to address economic, health,...

Studies Show that Strong Environmental Laws Create Stronger Economies

Actually, Mr Trump, it’s stronger environmental regulation that makes economic winners. Donald Trump has ordered US federal agencies to bypass environmental protection laws and fast-track...

Money Talks: Bayer-Monsanto to Pay $10B for Poisoning People with Roundup

Bayer-Monsanto has agreed to a $10 billion settlement with victims who were poisoned by Roundup weedkiller. Last June, Bayer AG agreed to pay $10 billion...

Which levers do we pull to stop climate change? There’s a widget for that.

Want to design a livable future? Try "multisolving." Climate Interactive’s new online tool and its history of deep relationship building helps show that our international...

Trump Enables Use of PFAS: Chemicals Linked to Cancer and Reproductive Toxicity

In a final decision, the Trump administration's EPA has failed to protect the public from toxic "forever chemicals" in consumer product. This Environmental Protection Agency...

10 Stunning 19th Century Great Barrier Reef Illustrations and Photos

Images from William Saville-Kent's The Great Barrier Reef of Australia (1893) While naming and arranging corals in the Natural History Department of the British Museum,...

We Pay to Take Our Trash Away. Why Not Our CO2 Emissions?

If you liked it, then you should’ve put a carbon tax on it... Why is carbon pricing the biggest piece of the climate solutions pie?...

Facing a Health Crisis? Why We Need to Plant Trees and Invest in Agroforestry

While we do not yet know where COVID-19 came from, the number of epidemics is increasing in recent years, and biodiversity is part of...