Issues / Environment
If Trump succeeds in ramping up military spending and gutting everything else, we’ll be left with a bunch of nukes and an underfunded state — and no one but China to keep us afloat.
North Korea isn't the biggest threat to the world. Climate change is.
In this fairy tale from 2050, the invisible monster of climate change continues to ravage the land.
The billionaires who backed Trump are making out a lot better than Putin.
U.S. environmentalists take note: El Salvador's activists proved that a national consensus on environmentalism can be forged one town at a time.
The Obama administration could have done more to stop climate change. The Trump administration couldn't have done less.
While China, Europe, and several U.S. states are reaping the rewards of transitioning to renewables, the Trump administration appears dead-set on propping up a dying dirty industry.
Europeans want to upend politics as usual and the far right is still rising. If the left doesn’t come up with an unusual politics of its own, it will be upended as well.
Trump wants to "renegotiate" trade deals like NAFTA. But there's no evidence he wants to fix their corrosive impact on labor protections or environmental standards.
From Hawaii to Okinawa, Pacific islands seem relegated to serve as neverland vacation getaways — as well as outposts for our military empire.