Japan’s Scientific Whaling Ruse Is Over
Tokyo’s pullout from international treaties may actually help save whales.
The Hazard of Environmental Morality
Efforts to combat climate change should be pragmatic above all else.
Rising Tides Will Sink Global Order
Global warming will produce national extinctions and international insurgencies—and change everything you think you know about foreign policy.
Honduran Activist’s Murder Trial Addresses Symptoms, Not Causes, of Violence
Seven men were convicted in the 2016 killing of environmental activist Berta Cáceres, but real accountability—and remedies for the corruption and insecurity plaguing Honduras—lag far behind.
The Beautiful Rivers—And the Dammed
Advances in solar and wind power mean that hydropower is no longer the only renewable game in town—and that’s good news for the world’s rivers.
Israel’s About-Face on Gaza
Netanyahu may be changing his mind about war. If he does, it will be thanks to an environmental and health disaster that threatens to cross the border.
To Gut the Amazon, Bolsonaro Needs Local Help
The Brazilian president-elect can’t pursue his environmental policies on his own. After this weekend’s state elections, he’ll have the backing he needs.
The Hope at the Heart of the Apocalyptic Climate Change Report
Along with their latest dire predictions, the world’s leading climate scientists offered a new path forward—but will anyone take it?
Why Growth Can’t Be Green
New data proves you can support capitalism or the environment—but it’s hard to do both.
Macron’s Celebrity Apprentice Is a Nightmare
Nicolas Hulot is a combination of Donald Trump and Al Gore—and the French president will regret ever putting him in his Cabinet.
How Conservation Became Colonialism
Indigenous people, not environmentalists, are the key to protecting the world’s most precious ecosystems.
Democracies Need a Little Help From Their Friends
The war against foreign-funded NGOs — from India to Israel — is harming democratic governance, not enhancing it.
The Guardians of the Great Barrier Reef
Australia’s scientists are working against time and climate change politics to save their beloved coral reef.
New Allegations Challenge the Environment Record of Top U.N. Official
Environmental group claims Amina J. Mohammed authorized illegal exports of endangered rosewood during her term as Nigeria’s environment minister.
Report: U.S. Ranks Near Bottom in Commitment to Global Development
And it could drop even further under Trump.
The Next Wave of Extremists Will Be Green
Militant environmentalism is coming. And we aren’t ready for it.
Trump Doesn’t Actually Care About U.S. Sovereignty
The Republicans have forsaken the planet and their role in protecting America.
Trump Should Rethink Leaving the Paris Agreement Before It’s Too Late
Walking away from the accord puts the United State in some very bad company.
Why Abandoning Paris Is a Disaster for America
The Obama administration’s brain trust on how Trump’s rejection of the global climate change agreement is a monumental blunder.