Thousands of Jellyfish Threaten Power Plant

Thousands of blue jellyfish are clogging the filters at an Israeli power plant. And they could pose […]

Coronavirus: Fear over rise in animal-to-human diseases

Zoonotic diseases – which jump from animals to humans – are increasing and will continue to do […]

The fallacy of “back to normal” thinking: Anne and Paul Ehrlich

  The unscientific re-opening of the US is a blatant attempt to bolster the stock market in […]

Impacts of Water Usage During Coronavirus Pandemic

The health of our environment affects industries across the board. One likely to be hit hard in […]

In a First, Renewable Energy Is Poised to Eclipse Coal in U.S.

The coronavirus has pushed the coal industry to once-unthinkable lows, and the consequences for climate change are […]

On This Day

Happy Juneteenth! The Times, like a growing number of American companies, observes Juneteenth — the anniversary of […]

Who is ‘us’? Thinking like North Americans in our pandemic response

Over the past two weeks, the United States and Mexico have clashed over the closing of Mexican […]

How to Make this Moment the Turning Point for Real Change

How to Make this Moment the Turning Point for Real Change Barack Obama, As millions of people […]

COVID-19 and the future of North American borders

The United States closed its borders with Canada and Mexico to all but “essential” traffic more than […]

Ground Truth Briefing | Misinformation, Disinformation, and COVID-19 in MENA

Misinformation and conspiracy theories about COVID-19 are spreading online like a global wildfire. For public health officials […]

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Ground Truth Briefing | The COVID-19 Response in El Salvador and Nicaragua: Two Sides of the Same Authoritarian Coin?

Since taking office in June 2019, Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele has clashed frequently with the country’s legislature […]

No COVID-19 Models Are Perfect, But Some Are Useful

The global coronavirus pandemic has brought renewed interest and focus on scientific models as we try to […]

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With Fishing Fleets Tied Up, Marine Life Has a Chance to Recover

The coronavirus lockdowns have disrupted commercial fishing globally, in an echo of the lulls seen during wartime. […]

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COVID-19 could cause greatest slump in CO2 emissions since WW2

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has predicted a 6 percent drop in carbon dioxide emissions in 2020 […]

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What We Don’t Know About the Coronavirus

COVID-19 has been shown to damage multiple organ systems, including the lungs, the heart, the kidneys, and […]

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Coronavirus and Climate Change: How Eco-Activists Can Use This Terrible Moment to Help Save the Planet

One major lesson from the pandemic is that we can save the planet from climate change. This […]