News and Features
Some political leaders spin fantasies about how to deal with global warming. Others, like Al Gore and London Mayor Ken Livingston, are prepared to deal with the ugly truth. Who do you believe?
A child dies after being enveloped by toxic pesticides on a soybean mega-farm, and two landowners are found guilty of homicide. Four years later, they still haven't paid the price for the crime.
Media frenzy to the contrary, a warm winter doesn't point to the end of the world--scientific evidence does.
The good news on the latest global warming report: Political leaders can no longer ignore it. The bad news: It's probably too late.
In the world's increasingly crowded cities, personal space is shrinking--and so are options for personal happiness.
We can't survive without oceans, but you wouldn't know that from the way we treat them.
Venezuela's controversial program to provide heating oil to impoverished
American communities exposes the inability of the richest nation on
earth to meet the needs of its poor.
Venezuela's controversial program to provide heating oil to impoverished American communities exposes the inability of the richest nation on earth to meet the needs of its poor.
A plant gene that could protect organic crops from contamination from genetically engineered seeds is out of reach to most organic farmers, thanks to an agribusiness patent.
America's environmentalists won big in the midterm elections. But can
they make real progress on climate change by 2008 and beyond?