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Filed Under:Issues & Causes / Environmentalism
Posts on Regator:15345
Posts / Week:44.7
Archived Since:March 4, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Obama can’t do a lot to help poor countries deal with climate change, but he’s doing a little

The president can't commit to the U.N. Green Climate Fund because Congress won't go along, but he's going to factor climate resilience into international development plans. Hey, it's something.

To make our cities green, we have to think blue

What does a "blue city" look like, anyway? For starters, take a look at Rotterdam and Wellington.

Climate change puts out the welcome mat for invasive species

We turned the thermostat up, now lionfish are inviting themselves over for the all-you-can-eat seafood buffet.

What’s the greenest option for painting a fence?

A reader is on the fence about paint vs. stain. Umbra offers a quick primer.

Watch Leonardo DiCaprio talk climate with the U.N., armed with facts & a glorious man bun

If nothing else, when the climate crisis bubbles into the mainstream, it's a great time to remember how much better-looking our side is.

This giant wind farm would dwarf the Hoover Dam

The $8 billion complex would send electricity from Wyoming to the city of Los Angeles, making the Hoover Dam look like a middle school science project.

Why Rhode Island is doing oysters right

How Walrus and Carpenter Oysters is building a better food system.

Cargill promises to stop chopping down rainforests. This is huge.

The agribusiness giant signs a pledge to stop contributing to deforestation worldwide -- if they're successful, the reductions in carbon pollution are on par with taking all the cars in the world off the road.

Please, people, stop using bikes to whitesplain privilege

Recent stories use bicycling as either a proxy for white privilege, or a metaphor for explaining it to other white people. It's not working.

Why Pennsylvania is doing bread right

How Pittsburgh's The Pedaling Baker is building a better food system.

Watch Naomi Klein shred capitalism on the Colbert Report

Author Naomi Klein took free markets to task on Tuesday night's Colbert Report.

The obvious relationship between climate and family planning — and why we don’t talk about it

If we are to foster a broader conversation about global warming, one that includes population, it's important to remember why the topic has been largely off limits for so long.

A kayak trip down the hardest working river in the world

A reporter spent three weeks kayaking the length of California's San Joaquin River -- but thanks to its forlorn state, he had to do a lot of walking.

Why push notifications make you dumber, and more wisdom from David Roberts

Here is David Roberts' take on digital addiction, bad habits, and why you're better off staring out the window than staring at your phone.

Why Oregon is doing mushrooms right

How Portland Mushroom Company is building a better food system.

Obama says he’s ready to lead on climate

At the U.N. Climate Summit, Obama said the U.S. and China will take the lead on fighting climate change. "It’s what big nations have to do,” he said.

To watch Jon Stewart burn House climate deniers is to fall in love all over again

Truth: Getting the GOP to act on climate as like "pushing a million pounds of idiot up a mountain."

Join us for live coverage of the U.N. climate talks

President Obama is among the world leaders talking about climate change in New York City.

Wall Street protest arrests nab 2 Captain Planets, 1 polar bear

Flood Wall Street demonstrators block a street in Manhattan's financial district with balloons, costumes, and chants, and 101 arrests follow.

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