Indigenous Rights

Solar Sovereignty: The Promise of Native-Led Renewables

“We’re training a workforce of solar warriors,” says the cofounder of Indigenized Energy Initiative.

Watersheds & Foodsheds: Climate Change’s Impact on the American West

More than 1 in 10 Americans get some, if not all, of their municipal water from the Colorado River Basin. It's drying up, putting our food and economy at grave risk.

Two Southwest Tribes Raise Concerns Over Uranium Storage

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

Most Genome Data Comes from White Folks. Scientists Are Trying to Fix That.

With a new genome sequence, more diverse data sets, and population-specific projects, scientists are making progress in representing humanity’s real DNA diversity.

What happens if Indigenous people say no to mining the minerals needed to run EVs?

Governments and industry need to ramp up their partnership game to bring new minerals to market in time to be part of a net-zero solution.