Arctic Sea Ice Is Losing Its Bulwark Against Warming Summers.

Climate ‘apocalypse’ fears stopping people having children – study

Survey of 600 people finds some parents regret having offspring for same reason. People worried about the […]

The Population Factor – Episode 3

The Population Factor is a series that dives into key conversations examining the connection between our planet’s […]

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Underestimating the Challenges of Avoiding a Ghastly Future

We report three major and confronting environmental issues that have received little attention and require urgent action. […]


Chomsky and Prashad: There are 3 major threats to life on Earth that we must address in 2021

Large parts of the world—outside of China and a few other countries—face a runaway virus, which has […]

The Population Factor – Episode 2

The Population Factor is a series that dives into key conversations examining the connection between our planet’s […]

If all governments are borrowing to fight Covid, who is lending?

Money does not work how you might think. Earlier this month, comedy writer and director Armando Ianucci […]

E.P.A.’s Final Deregulatory Rush Runs Into Open Staff Resistance

While the Environmental Protection Agency’s career scientists are more openly challenging the Trump administration’s rules and rollbacks, […]

Ecological Tragedy, Memory and the Birth of Hope- A special MAHB feature from Michael Charles Tobias

Ecological Tragedy, Memory and the Birth of Hope- A special MAHB feature from Michael Charles Tobias A […]

The fractal biology of plague and the future of civilization

At the time of writing, the CoViD-19 pandemic was in its second wave with infections doubling every […]

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How the European Union could achieve net-zero emissions at net-zero cost

The decarbonization pathways to a net-zero Europe are countless, but not all are cost optimal. We explore […]

Lab-grown 'chicken bites'

No-kill, lab-grown meat to go on sale for first time

Singapore’s approval of chicken cells grown in bioreactors is seen as landmark moment across industry. Cultured meat, […]

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World pushes ahead with climate action as U.S. remains in limbo

The Biden administration will confront new global climate politics while stuck on sidelines of a Dec. 12 […]

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G20 governments have committed $151 billion to fossil fuels in COVID-19 recovery packages

The new Energy Policy Tracker offers a near-real-time snapshot of public funding commitments and other government policies […]

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Greta Thunberg Hears Your Excuses. She Is Not Impressed.

Greta Thunberg has become so firmly entrenched as an icon — perhaps the icon — of ecological […]

Biden vowed to ban new drilling on public lands. It won’t be easy.

Climate pledge to halt federal drilling permits faces legal and political obstacles. One of Joe Biden’s boldest […]

Sustainability 101: Indigenuity is not optional

The third video in visually rich 3-part “Post-doom (Collapse & Adaptation) Primer”: This video, “SUSTAINABILITY 101: […]

A simple way to understand what’s happening … and what to do

The world seems to be coming apart at the seams. It’s critical to understand why, so that […]

The Great Unraveling?

The coronavirus pandemic has brought the interconnectedness and fragility of global systems into stark relief. In this […]

Financing Water Supply and Sanitation in a Changing Climate

Human-caused climate change is real and accelerating, creating new challenges for all aspects of freshwater management, including […]

Amid Climate Crisis, Many Americans Still Don’t Know What the Green New Deal Is

Americans could be forgiven if the first time they heard about the Green New Deal was during […]

Embracing nature’s diversity to nourish generations to come

To meet the world’s growing demand for food, we need to change what we grow and how […]

Peter Gleick’s National Water Plan for California

Rehash of his 2012 ‘Water for the 21st Century Plan’ that went nowhere even under Obama and […]

The Plastic Pandemic

COVID-19 trashed the recycling dream. COVID-19 has hit plastic recycling, just as big oil firms are investing […]

What If Preventing Collapse Isn’t Profitable?

The real downside of the green-profit narrative has been that it created the assumption in many people’s […]

It’s Not Just the West. These Places Are Also on Fire.

Extreme temperatures and more severe droughts, the result of human-caused climate change, have created a world that’s […]