How the world is combating the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

Since the beginning of 2020, every aspect of our world has changed in an unrecognizable way.   […]

Climate Change Will Likely Influence Fertility Rates

Many of climate change’s demographic impacts—including those on migration, health, and mortality—are well known. But will climate […]

Nuclear waste: keep out for 100,000 years

Nuclear agencies are searching for the signs, language and solutions that will warn our descendants to stay […]

The future has arrived. These explosive fires are our climate change wakeup call

Scientists have been warning of the growing threat of climate change, and now those projections are a […]

Why air pollution is linked to severe cases of COVID-19

There is growing evidence of increased rates of COVID-19 in areas with high levels of air pollution. […]

Long-Haulers Are Redefining COVID-19

Lauren Nichols has been sick with COVID-19 since March 10, shortly before Tom Hanks announced his diagnosis […]

A vaccine, or a spike in deaths: How America can build herd immunity to the coronavirus

This is Alice. One day, Alice gets sick. This is Charlotte. She is healthy. Although Alice is […]

Nuclear, Climate and Coronavirus news from around the world

This news is shared from Christina Macpherson and Antinuclear Australia As always, hard to know what id […]

OPCAST Ad-Hoc Pandemic Response Group

We are a subgroup of former members of President Obama’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology […]

Strengthening the Public Health Infrastructure: The Role of Data in Controlling the Spread of COVID-19

From the author, John Holdren- I attach the third installment of the work on pandemic preparedness and […]

Why you should go animal-free: 18 arguments for eating meat debunked

Unpalatable as it may be for those wedded to producing and eating meat, the environmental and health […]

Pandemics Have Multiple, Interacting Drivers

Systems thinking is essential to prevent and manage pandemics. Wicked problems, like climate disruption, extinction, and pandemics […]

210th Podcast: Stanford’s Paul Ehrlich Discusses the On-Going (and Accelerating) Sixth Mass Extinction

Our planet is currently experiencing its sixth mass extinction.  Over the past 450 million years the planet […]

How America’s hottest city will survive climate change

On a warming planet, heat hurts communities of color more. But Phoenix is finding ways to cool […]

Where Will Everyone Go?

ProPublica and The New York Times Magazine, with support from the Pulitzer Center, have for the first […]

The Corona Syndrome – Why Fear is more Dangerous than the Virus

There is a wave of anxiety going round the world. It is destructive and has a sickening […]

Climate Change’s Effects on Human Health and Health Care Delivery

The consequences of climate change directly affect human health, the practice of medicine, and the stability of […]

Decolonizing the Mind with Sherri Mitchell

PCI Executive Director Asher Miller speaks with Sherri Mitchell (Weh’na Ha’mu Kwasset) on the long history of […]

Decolonization: Digging deeper to get at the roots of systemic injustice and unsustainability

PCI Executive Director Asher Miller speaks with Sherri Mitchell (Weh’na Ha’mu Kwasset) on the long history of […]

The Damage We’re Not Attending To

Scientists who study complex systems offer solutions to the pandemic World War II bomber planes returned from […]

The U.S. and U.K. Were the Two Best Prepared Nations to Tackle a Pandemic—What Went Wrong?

On Oct. 24, 2019—45 days before the world’s first suspected case of COVID-19 was announced—a new “scorecard” […]

A Warning from the Chickens of the World

How our reliance on mass-produced food increases the risk of pandemics In 1997, Lam Hoi-Ka, a previously […]

Water and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Ensuring Access to Water as Shutoff Moratoriums Lift

The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic sparked a nationwide discussion around the practice of water utilities disconnecting service to […]

The World After Coronavirus: The Future of Population and Extinction | Paul R. Ehrlich

The COVID-19 pandemic is a global crisis of unprecedented scale, with aftershocks that will be felt in […]

How Burkina Faso’s ‘School For Husbands’ is turning men to darlings

Most marriages have the occasional heated argument. Then there is the need for compromise given partners have […]