Environment | The Nation


Royal Dutch Shell Wants to Look for Oil in the Most Dangerous Drilling Environment in the World

by Subhankar Banerjee 

Fifty years after the first US troops came ashore at Da Nang, the Vietnamese are still coping with unexploded bombs and Agent Orange.
Posted Feb 25 2015 - 5:12pm
Four decades after the passage of the Clean Water Act, regulators haven’t kept up with the pollution pressure that growing populations put on America’s shorelines.
Posted Feb 4 2015 - 3:36pm
An interview with Jeffrey Sachs on the 2015 Paris negotiations, sustainable development and the profound threat facing our planet.
Posted Feb 24 2015 - 2:13pm


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Gaza City

The first quarter-century of crisis over eastern Mediterranean natural gas has been nothing but prelude.

We can no longer hope to address the climate crisis, or our deep social ills, by working strictly within the system. We must change the system itself.

Tambor mining project eviction

As nonviolent protests have spread throughout the country, the right-wing government and the mines’ security operations have responded with force.

If the drought continues, farmers and residents may have to abandon some of the richest agricultural land in the country.