Transforming Sustainability Science to Generate Positive Social and Environmental Change Globally

Despite the decades-long efforts of sustainability science and related policy and action programs, humanity has not gotten […]

From Pornography to Agriculture: Challenging Hierarchy

“At the core of this analysis is a claim that, at first glance, may seem to be […]

When Greta Thunberg met Margaret Atwood… on Zoom

This is what happened when teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg and veteran author and environmentalist Margaret Atwood […]


The coming war on the hidden algorithms that trap people in poverty

A growing group of lawyers are uncovering, navigating, and fighting the automated systems that deny the poor […]


By William Rees – Climate change isn’t the problem, so what is?

Thanks to friend and retired blogger Gail Zawacki at Wit’s End for bringing this excellent new talk […]


Extinction – The Facts

Extinction – The Facts: With a million species at risk of extinction, Sir David Attenborough explores how […]

The climate mitigation gap: education and government recommendations miss the most effective individual actions

There’s a gap between what the numbers indicate are the individual lifestyle choices most effective at reducing […]

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A letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson

Scientists Warning Europe sent a letter to the Prime Minister in support of Dr. James Hansen’s letter to […]

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Plant-based diets crucial to saving global wildlife, says report

Vicious circle of cheap but damaging food is biggest destroyer of nature, says UN-backed report. The global […]

Food System Impacts on Biodiversity Loss

Three levers for food system transformation in support of nature. This paper explores the role of the […]


Farmers need support, period.

It is time we talked about the real cost of our food, about how to benefit farmers […]

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Restoring Our Water Systems Should Be Top Priority for Biden Administration

This article first appeared on Truthout and was produced in partnership with Earth | Food | Life, […]

Securing our nuclear legacy: An open letter to President-elect Joe Biden

This article was re-printed with permission from The CT Mirror  Dear President-elect Biden, As you noted in […]

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A holistic approach for the US behavioral health crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 creates additional challenges for healthcare leaders seeking to improve behavioral health while offering an opportunity for […]


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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FDA blindsided as Trump Admin cripples agency on its way out

It’s “a full-frontal assault on public health,” one official said. The US Food and Drug Administration is […]

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Pay Attention, Healthcare Workers!

Doctors have played a vital role in lowering mortality and increasing human life span and well-being. While […]

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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, […]


The Population Factor – Episode 1

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

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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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 […]