Environment

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. introduces California attorney Nicole Shanahan as his running mate for vice president during an event in Oakland, Calif.,on March 26, 2024.

Why Silicon Valley Reactionaries Love RFK Jr. Why Silicon Valley Reactionaries Love RFK Jr.

Kennedy’s newly picked running mate, Nicole Shanahan, reflects the necro-futurism of Big Tech.

Apr 1, 2024 / Jeet Heer

at a gas station in Los Angeles, Calif.

Lithium Isn’t a Climate Change Quick Fix Lithium Isn’t a Climate Change Quick Fix

Why the “White Gold Rush” will not save this planet.

Apr 1, 2024 / Joshua Frank

Who Carries the Burden of Climate Change?

Who Carries the Burden of Climate Change? Who Carries the Burden of Climate Change?

Women are hit the hardest in developing nations.

Mar 29, 2024 / OppArt / Peter Kuper

Echoes of East Palestine in the Key Bridge Collapse

Echoes of East Palestine in the Key Bridge Collapse Echoes of East Palestine in the Key Bridge Collapse

How unregulated capitalism continues stoking disasters and menacing our communal well-being

Mar 28, 2024 / Maximillian Alvarez

Trump-Campaigns-In-Erie

Who Owns Donald Trump? Who Owns Donald Trump?

The former president’s financial troubles open up rich opportunities for political attack.

Mar 25, 2024 / Jeet Heer

Smoke rises over the Gaza Strip from Israeli bombardment, as seen from southern Israel.

The Single Most Important Thing President Biden Can Do for the Climate Is Enforce an Immediate Cease-Fire in Gaza The Single Most Important Thing President Biden Can Do for the Climate Is Enforce an Immediate Cease-Fire in Gaza

War and warming: US support for Israel’s war in Gaza is deepening the climate crisis—and making it impossible to solve.

Mar 25, 2024 / Jeff Jones and Eleanor Stein

President Trump Hosts Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban At The White House

Far From a Kink, Donald Trump’s Dictator Fetish Puts Him Squarely in the Mainstream Far From a Kink, Donald Trump’s Dictator Fetish Puts Him Squarely in the Mainstream

The American elite has long had a soft spot for “our sons of bitches” like those Trump now befriends.

Mar 22, 2024 / Jeet Heer

The Future Is Dry

The Future Is Dry The Future Is Dry

Our dwindling water supply threatens our survival.

Mar 15, 2024 / OppArt / Peter Kuper

Elbit Systems of America facility in Merrimack, New Hampshire, after protesters showed up.

The Dubious Ethics of “the World’s Most Ethical Companies”  The Dubious Ethics of “the World’s Most Ethical Companies” 

Ethisphere has a proprietary metric for assessing how morally correct companies are. This year, it gave an award to Israel’s largest weapons manufacturer.

Mar 14, 2024 / Jess McAllen

A view of the glaciers as polar bears, one of the species most affected by climate change, walk in Svalbard and Jan Mayen, on July 15, 2023.

Keep Calm and Carry on With the Anthropocene Keep Calm and Carry on With the Anthropocene

Geologists may have voted down formal recognition of the Anthropocene as a geological epoch, but we still need to act to prevent ecological crisis.

Mar 13, 2024 / Comment / Leigh Phillips

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