Extinction Rebellion's 'apolitical' stance deprives it of allies, and leaves the movement vulnerable to co-option.
The COVID-19 crisis has raised major questions about the viability of the economic, business and employment models that corporate and industry lobbyists are arguing for a return to.
During the pandemic, climate activists are thinking globally and acting digitally.
Thousands of Americans took part in the first Earth Day 50 years ago. What has changed since then?
'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.