The immediate and apocalyptic stakes of climate change can be overwhelming to the point of despair. Can we stay motivated by clinging to optimism, or are we better off accepting the value of a partial victory?
Consilience Considers Archives - State of the Planet
Nuclear energy currently generates a majority of America’s carbon-free electricity. It is an energy source that we cannot afford to keep — and also cannot afford to lose.
While urban agriculture is often praised for promoting sustainable growing techniques, one of its most important qualities is its encouragement of social connections and civic engagement.
Two futures exist for this neighborhood: one of gentrification and luxury real estate, the other of environmental justice, job growth and opportunities for people whose families have called Sunset Park home for generations.
The outbreak in China shows we still have a lot to learn when it comes to dealing with global pandemics, which are expected to increase due to climate change.
A student argues that underlining global warming’s threats to national security could increase the sense of urgency and free up funding to take action.
Ultimately, sustainable food production is a tradeoff between optimizing yield and minimizing environmental degradation.
How ploys like bioplastic and anti-litterbug campaigns help to protect the true culprits of plastic pollution.