environmental justice

Business May Be Our Only Hope For Climate

Our crises grow. Governments are slow to act. Business has an opportunity and a responsibility to take the reins, and even to save the world.

‘Soil Isn’t Forever’: Biodiversity Needs Protection Below the Ground

We know more than ever about the abundance of life in the soil. Now we have to step up to save it.

The Future is Circular

Our current economy is built on taking finite materials and turning them into waste, so we can consume more finite materials. The system needs a complete overhaul.

Brooklyn Startup Addresses Gun Violence with Climate Jobs

BlocPower’s "Civilian Climate Corps" program provides paid, on-the-job training to New Yorkers who live in neighborhoods with high rates of gun violence.

Two Southwest Tribes Raise Concerns Over Uranium Storage

Tribal communities in Arizona and Utah face environmental problems connected to the same radioactive resource: uranium.

Plastics: “The New Coal”

Plastics have yielded life-saving medical advances, supercharged technological advancements, helped send us to space, and transformed our lives in innumerable ways. But they are poisoning our people and our planet.

To Fight the Climate Crisis, We Have to Listen to Nature

Bioacoustics is shaping the future of conservation, but what is the cross-disciplinary science? A climate columnist explains.

Climate Crisis Tech: Priority Number One

We must take action on the climate emergency in many ways. But huge tech innovation is emerging from both large and small companies. We’ve got to apply it right away. It’s become a top priority...

Why the Chemical Industry Is an Overlooked Climate Foe — and What to Do About It

It’s time to overhaul the chemical industry — for the sake of fenceline communities and the rest of the planet.