The Coming Crisis for the World’s Farmers

The Coming Crisis for the World’s Farmers

Remember the climate crisis? It’s still happening. Having a government that resembles a circus, it turns out, hasn’t stopped the clock on the level of greenhouse gases in the air. At a conference in Italy, former president Barack Obama spoke recently about...
Why Scientists Marched

Why Scientists Marched

Hundreds of thousands of scientists and their supporters recently took to the streets, marching in favor of science-based policies. How did our science-denying president respond? With one of the biggest lies he’s told to date — and that’s saying something....
Climate Change Is Now a Local Issue

Climate Change Is Now a Local Issue

It’s not often that the physical world changes overnight. On January 20, though, it did. On that day — when Donald Trump was inaugurated — our national efforts to combat the causes of global warming were shelved, leaving Americans on their own to protect...
Natural Gas Becomes a Fracking Mess

Natural Gas Becomes a Fracking Mess

Until late last year, Laura Gideon’s family lived in Porter Ranch on the outskirts of Los Angeles. “We didn’t ever want to leave,” Gideon told the Associated Press. It’s “a nice gated community.” What uprooted them from one of LA’s wealthiest pockets? They became...