Science & Environment

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-rforest520x300.jpg

Decline of Earth's plant life threatens human life

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.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-everyone.jpg

Capitalism the culprit in the Sixth Extinction

If life on earth is to survive then we must reorient the means by which we survive currently toward keeping a balance with nature.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-standswith.jpg

Leo Gerard: Fast Track wrong for workers and environment

"Leaders from environmental, labor, civic, and faith groups agree: Fast Track is a bad deal for our climate and our communities."

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-dontfrackmd520x300.jpg

Maryland bans fracking, coinciding with new EPA report

In terms of victories for the environment, this one is something of a sleeper hit, with momentum now starting to build as environmental groups celebrate another triumph over dangerous natural gas drilling.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-handoutphoto.jpg

Astronomers discover galaxy far, far away, and it's baby blue

It's among the universe's first generation of galaxies, from 13.1 billion years ago.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-populist520x320.jpg

“Populist” conference calls for investing in “green economy”

Activists from across the U.S. met Apr. 18 to convene the Populism 2015 Conference for "Building a Movement for People and the Planet."

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-repgrijalva520x303.gif

Environment issues hurt poor people most, say speakers at LA forum

Grijalva, who chairs the congressional committee and is a member of the Progressive Caucus, said, "40 years of environmental policy issues are under attack."

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-derailmentexplosion520x300.jpg

New report says oil trains endanger 25 million

"People, wildlife, rivers, and lakes will pay a huge cost for the government's failure to act. It's only a matter of time before the next explosive accident."

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-climatechange3.jpg

The top ten environmental stories of 2014

Developments in 2014 make clear that the impacts of climate change are going to continue to grow, and the struggle to address this will intensify.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-ebola1.jpg

A rational response to the Ebola epidemic

The panic surrounding the 2014 Ebola epidemic is more infectious than the virus itself; this is the time for forward-thinking activists to take a deep breath.

1 2 3 4