Environment | The Nation


Is This Part of Ukraine on the Brink of Ecological Disaster?

Climate change is destroying Odessa’s famed Kuyalnik Estuary, where health tourists and war refugees live side by side.

by Dimiter Kenarov 

For years, radioactive waste has seeped into swampland, canals—even drinking water. Now a few families are fighting to hold the polluters accountable.
Posted Oct 14 2014 - 12:46pm
How Pittsburgh’s greenhouse gases became Guangzhou’s problem.
Posted Oct 8 2014 - 2:53pm
What if, instead of accepting a future of climate catastrophe and private profits, we decide to change everything?
Posted Sep 16 2014 - 5:34pm


News and Features

Williston, North Dakota

Thanks in part to Williston, North Dakota, the United States surpassed Saudi Arabia in total oil and gas production, making the nation the number one consumer and producer of fossil fuels. 


Beijing’s carbon-reduction targets are already far more ambitious than Washington’s.

Hundreds of thousands of people flooded the streets of New York and cities around the world on Sunday, but the fight for climate justice is only beginning.

Recent militant action in Canada is leading a global movement to protect frontier resources.

Hear from some of the activists who made up the massive crowd at the largest environmental justice demonstration in history.