The 1995 Chicago heat wave revealed how racism and poverty are the slow-motion disasters that become glaringly visible during extreme weather events. A new documentary film tells this story.
A renewed push to open the Arctic to oil and gas drilling leads one writer to investigate petromodernity, arguing that oil flows through ideas of the environment as much as it does through the economy.
Is the Green New Deal real or science fiction? Kim Stanley Robinson’s novel New York 2140 imagines a flooded world where climate action is unavoidable.
Given the often-debilitating realities of environmental issues, how can teachers build an environmental pedagogy that inspires creative change?
Subsidized fishing fleets are rapidly depleting fishing stocks and harming communities in the Central Pacific. It’s time island nations get a seat at the negotiating table on global trade and climate change.
Last week’s IPCC report sunk the spirits of many. But one veteran activist, with no time for despair, still believes in the power of citizens.
After historic floods devastate Wisconsin’s Driftless Area, a team of scientists reflects on their fieldwork in the Kickappo River Valley to make sense of an entangled, multispecies world.
How does the celebrated author of the new story collection “Florida” write books in a poisoned, warming world? “By being constantly, constantly angry. All day long.”
Phenology, tracking the comings and goings of species each season, provides insight into the disruptions caused by human-induced climate change.
As the climate changes, so does our language. Melting glaciers force us to rethink the metaphors we use to make sense of the world around us.