Environmental Activism

Amazon data centers loom over houses at the edge of the Loudoun Meadows neighborhood on January 20, 2023, in Aldie, Va. Microsoft is in the process of building data-center structures in the background.

The Dirty Energy Fueling Amazon’s Data Gold Rush The Dirty Energy Fueling Amazon’s Data Gold Rush

Northern Virginia is grappling with the environmental effects of a booming data-center empire.

Feb 22, 2024 / Ella Fanger

Community, Action

Community, Action Community, Action

Youth mural, Vientiane, Laos.

Feb 14, 2024 / OppArt / Andrea Arroyo

Skating on Thin Ice

Skating on Thin Ice Skating on Thin Ice

Humanity encounters reality.

Feb 12, 2024 / OppArt / Peter Kuper

A man holds a placard reading

It’s the 2024 Election Season. Where’s the Climate Story? It’s the 2024 Election Season. Where’s the Climate Story?

Despite the threats to all of humanity, news outlets around the world are largely sidelining the climate conversation

Feb 7, 2024 / Covering Climate Now / Mark Hertsgaard and Kyle Pope

Álvarez youth plaintiffs

Meet the Young Peruvians Fighting in Court for Climate Action   Meet the Young Peruvians Fighting in Court for Climate Action  

Seven youth plaintiffs, ages ranging from 14 to 16, argue that the state is violating their right to a healthy environment by failing to curb Amazon deforestation and mitigate cli...

Jan 29, 2024 / StudentNation / Ilana Cohen

Austrian Marlene Engelhorn, whose family owns Germany's chemical giant BASF, poses with a placard reading “tax the rich!”

This Austrian Heiress Wants to Redistribute Millions of Dollars This Austrian Heiress Wants to Redistribute Millions of Dollars

Marlene Engelhorn has committed to giving away 90 percent of her wealth. Will a council of citizens be able to decide how to spend it?

Jan 30, 2024 / Zoë Beery

New York Floods

In Ithaca, Climate Change Is Making Gentrification Worse In Ithaca, Climate Change Is Making Gentrification Worse

Revised FEMA flood maps significantly broadened risk zones enveloping the Southside neighborhood, which has provided Black residents with a sense of community for more than 150 ye...

Jan 24, 2024 / StudentNation / Meher Bhatia

Climate Change Power Struggle

Climate Change Power Struggle Climate Change Power Struggle

Our addiction to fossil fuels.

Jan 25, 2024 / OppArt / Peter Kuper

Sarah Taber, 2024 candidate for North Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture.

Why I’m Running for Commissioner of Agriculture in North Carolina Why I’m Running for Commissioner of Agriculture in North Carolina

The health of our state’s democracy depends so much on its agriculture and rural economics.

Jan 12, 2024 / Sarah Taber

An Extinction Rebellion activist participates in an action to block traffic to the Port of Rotterdamn.

Extinction Rebellion Wants to Reclaim the Port of Rotterdam Extinction Rebellion Wants to Reclaim the Port of Rotterdam

The climate activists are putting pressure on Dutch officials to reduce emissions at Europe’s most polluting port.

Dec 28, 2023 / Covering Climate Now / Anna Hiatt

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