A vast bloom of toxic algae off the West Coast is denser, more widespread and deeper than scientists feared even weeks ago.
Pope Francis convened a two-day conference with sixty mayors from around the world to discuss what actions can be taken on a city-wide basis to combat climate change.
The destruction of the total biomass of the planet is fueled by the immense profits available under capitalism for the private exploitation of natural resources.
If life on earth is to survive then we must reorient the means by which we survive currently toward keeping a balance with nature.
The Pope calls for serious and immediate action to address climate change and other environmental crises.
We have entered a new geological era, in which human action is changing the physical world around us.
As California struggles to meet new water use restrictions, the governor is urging a sharp increase in fines for the worst violators.
On Earth Day 2015, humanity faces increasing environmental dangers, but movements to solve the issues are growing.
"California water policy, water management, and infrastructure need to be changed: those systems were built in an old climate and the reality is, we're in a new climate."
"It's all well and good that the wealthy are having their lawns painted green, but that's not a solution."