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A new book on climate change deploys an old theme, pitting man against nature. This is not only wrong; it stands in the way of a just future.
Whoever figures out how to save Texas might just save the rest of us in the process.
The poems collected in What Nature were written in the predawn of the Sixth Extinction Event.
Timothy Donnelly, BK Fischer, Stefania Heim
Silicon Valley has turned the problem of marine plastic waste into yet another avenue for “disruption.” But why should clean oceans have to make good business sense?
Standing Rock shows us that businesses don't simply silence protestors, they also discredit and bankrupt them.
There is more than enough wind energy to power our future. But our model of paying for it is stuck in the past.
David McDermott Hughes
Mar-a-Lago is the apotheosis of the Florida Dream in which wealthy interests degrade the environment and hollow out prospects for the poor. But as Hurricane Irma shows, this dream was never sustainable.
Julian C. Chambliss
Global capitalism is no longer simply characterized by uneven development, it is characterized by uneven disaster.
Can Angela Merkel circumvent Trump to build a multipolar alliance on climate change?
From the Great Lakes to the Flint River, we have devastated our waters through negligence, lethargy, and good intentions.
Biodiversity should be maintained by using it, not by storing it under ice.
Many see gayness as inseparable from city life. But many LGBT Americans—particularly queer black folks—live in rural places. Their invisibility to the gay rights movement is a problem.
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