Environment


Blaming Nature: When 'Natural' Disasters Are Caused By Us

By Christine A. Klein and Sandra B. Zellmer

It’s easy to categorize most floods, storms, and hurricanes as “natural” disasters, but what does it mean when the blame for their effects lies with us?


Big Oil vs. Small Towns: New York Fractivists Take a Stand

by Trinica Sampson

Goldman Environmental Prize winner Helen Slottje is a former corporate lawyer who is single-handedly shutting down fracking in the state of New York.


Reclaiming Our Land and Childhood Dreams

By Richard Gilbert

Sheep farming was Richard Gilbert's childhood dream, so when his family relocated to Ohio he set to reclaiming land of his own.


Resisting the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline

By Mary Pipher

The author meets with fellow activists and discuss the environmental impact of the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline.


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The Next Generation of Wind Power

by Trinica Sampson

The world’s first airborne wind turbine will float a record-breaking 1,000 feet above Fairbanks, Alaska.


From Trash to Treasure: Turning Food Into Electricity

by Trinica Sampson

This wastewater treatment plant is turning food into fuel to heat New York homes.


Support Biodiversity by Maintaining Native Plant Species

By Tai Moses

Help support biodiversity by nurturing the native plant species that grow naturally around your home.


By the Way, Your House is On Fire

by Rebecca Solnit

The climate of change and the danger of stasis.