US court deems disobedience a ‘necessity’ against climate change, environmental threats

It doesn’t set any legally binding precedents, but it definitely sets an important precedent.

Carbon conversion could make power plants emission-free within the next century

Can power plants be carbon neutral?

Humanity has contended with rising seas before — and it didn’t go well for us

It’s a bad day when the ocean moves into your living room.

Forgotten Poison: How Cigarettes Hurt the Environment

The extent of the environmental devastation cigarettes are responsible for is vast.

Bees can defend themselves against some neonicotinoid pesticides

A new way to make pesticides more bee-friendly.

Glacier melting is beyond the point of no return — at least for this century

We’re beyond a tipping point, but not all is lost yet.

This century, glaciers will bleed — the fight is on to save what’s left of them in 100 years

“A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.”

As cities grow, we must bring the forest into our midst — or pay up

I, for one, welcome our new sylvan neighbors.

Yikes! More than 90% of bottled water contains tiny pieces of plastic

Well-known water bottle brands were also guilty.

Low oxygen “dead-zones” can be deadlier to marine life than we thought

Beware ye who swim here.

Climate change is link between record-low Arctic ice cover, freak weather in Europe and the US

The Arctic’s getting really hot.

Bill Nye Shares Some Facts and Opinions on Marijuana

It definitely wasn’t your average interview.

Using rocks for farming could improve soil quality, reduce CO2 emissions

The practice could reduce the need for pesticides, improve soil quality, and absorb carbon dioxide.

Using sounds and behaviour to keep birds from dangers like wind turbines

It could save the lives of millions of birds.

Trafficking routes for pangolins have been uncovered in Western Africa

Traders are avoiding law enforcement by going across remote forest borders.

A new Iron Curtain is falling over Europe — a “coal curtain”

A coal curtain is falling over the Old Continent.

Light pollution from research ship makes Artic zooplankton return to the deep

A team of researchers modified a kayak, equipped it with sensors, a petrol engine, strapped it to a ship, and set out to sea to measure zooplankton’s reaction to artificial light.

Our ignorance is much more deadly than our evil, despite what blockbuster movies show you

Another unrealistic apocalypse standard promoted by Hollywood.

There’s no going back if we start geoengineering the planet, not if we care about wildlife

Desperate times call for desperate measures. Geoengineering is not for the faint of heart.

It’s “make or break” for coral reefs, says the UN head of Environment

He says the shift away from coal and plastics is good news — but we also need more action.