Gull flying with turbines in the background

Climate change threatens many marine species, but some climate solutions pose risks, too. Researchers say offshore wind needs continued study and better regulations.

Gull flying with turbines in the background

Climate change threatens many marine species, but some climate solutions pose risks, too. Researchers say offshore wind needs continued study and better regulations.

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A presidential administration ready to tackle climate change may help — but it’s the years of planning that could really pay off.

spider excavators removing dam

The United States must grapple with a legacy of 90,000 dams, many unsafe or unwanted.

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wind turbines in field

Switching to renewables won’t solve the inequities already baked into our system, says energy and environmental law expert Shalanda Baker. We need a different approach.   

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We won’t be able to stem the tide of plastic waste until manufacturers are held accountable for their products.

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Dozens of frogs, fish, orchids and other species — many unseen for decades — may no longer exist due to humanity’s destructive effects on the planet.

airplane taking off and one on the ground

Protections for endangered species, disaster assistance and conservation were all targets of the most recent round of attacks on the environment.

Antarctic sun

Pandemics and other disasters showed us what we have to lose — and how hard people are working to save the planet.

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Our contributors offered expert ideas and perspective about pandemics, climate change, the Trump administration and more.

San Juan Islands National Monument

We survived the pandemic, the election and worsening climate change — but not without a few scars. Now’s the time to stay safe and build resilience.

wind turbines

A broad, progressive coalition came together in the 1930s to bring the United States out of the Great Depression. It can be done again in the face of COVID and climate change.

Aerial view of dam and lake

In its final days, the administration is rushing to cement its destructive legacy with attacks on clean air, wildlife and public lands that could be difficult to undo.