'Walden,' published in 1854, is a manual for solitude with a purpose.
The long history of racist beauty standards alone cannot explain the ongoing global use of harmful skin lighteners.
Skiing in a mall is bizarre enough. But a mall dubbed the 'American Dream' – when malls are vanishing, along with the postwar vision of the American Dream – is its own brand of eerie dissonance.
You can't demand rebellion for long without inviting the suspicion of the state.
Brazilian evangelicals are politically conservative, but they still believe in climate change. Turning them into climate activists, however, will be a challenge for the environmentalist movement.
What can we do as individuals to help save the planet? Acting locally is satisfying because we can see the results, but a geographer argues that large-scale solutions often make the most difference.
A good life for workers and a healthy natural environment aren't mutually exclusive.
White nationalists in the US and Europe are appropriating the language of environmentalism.
Many practicing U.S. Christians do not believe that human activities are warming the Earth, but they hold diverse views about the environment. Effective climate conversations recognize those nuances.
'Saving the planet doesn’t make compelling TV.' A philosopher gives his take on the legacy of the Apollo 11 moon landings.
For a growing number of Muslims, being 'radical' is to practice environmental and social justice.
His exquisite drawings suggest a particular depth of feeling for the natural world and he was attuned to the emotions of animals. Yet it seems that preservation of nature was not on Leonardo's mind.
The school strikes are a serious moral challenge to climate inaction, but they must overcome certain challenges to maintain momentum.
How can the climate strikers' demands of system change be met?
Many people associate Henry David Thoreau with solitude in the outdoors. But Thoreau understood in the mid-1800s that there was no such thing as nature separate from humans.
The Grand Canyon, which marks 100 years as a national park on Feb. 26, 2019, is known today as an iconic natural wonder. But early European visitors weren't impressed.
These technologies could turn into a powerful tool for fighting global warming, and they have the potential to address historical climate injustices.
Fifty years ago people saw our planet from the outside for the first time.
When parents walk in the forest with their children and us and see how children are drawn to spiral snails, together we see how connections with the land are critical for the Earth's future.
Green activists are fighting save us all – so why do their sacrifices warrant punishment?