Environment

Filipe Domingues February 25, 2019
Some members of the armed forces resent the influence and popularity of the Catholic Church in the Amazon.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis waves during an inauguration ceremony with his wife Casey and son Mason on Jan. 8, in Tallahassee, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Kate Stein January 31, 2019
Gov. Ron DeSantis has earned cautious praise from environmental groups who say the commitment is a substantive step forward on water quality issues and underlying Everglades restoration challenges.
Michael Osborne, a film director, documents the damage from a mud slide next to his home in Los Angeles on Jan. 18, after three days of heavy rain. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
Jim McDermott January 23, 2019
The conceit of California-as-disaster-movie is ridiculous. But maybe watching our fires and mudslides helps other states consider both their own fragility and their underlying strength.
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Nathan Beacom January 14, 2019
The latest five-year farm bill continues a pattern of subsidizing corporations while squeezing every last drop of use out of farm families and cropland.
"We really have to wake up and get serious about tackling this issue, particularly reducing our energy consumption and reducing greenhouse gas emissions."
Brandon Sanchez November 28, 2018
The fossil fuel divestment movement, which started in the 2000s, has become a mainstay of activism on college campuses.