As vaccines offer hope for a world after Covid, experts warn that in many ways, the fight is only beginning. Read the full story at The Cairo Review.
Fracking Company Has Made It Rain Toxic Water Upon New Mexico Without Penalty
Is New Mexico’s state government aiding and abetting fracking companies’ damage to humans and the environment? Read the full story on Truthout.
The Navajo Nation has the highest number of COVID-19 cases in Indian Country. How will it cope? Read the story here, at Searchlight New Mexico.
Could COVID-19 Spell the End of the Fracking Industry as We Know It?
It has always been known that the oil and gas industry only survives by way of debt financing. Fracking is capital intensive, and very few companies involved ever actually even turn a profit in excess of the cost of capital. Instead, they have always operated by dependency on cheap money from Wall Street banks to
End of Ice Longlisted for PEN Literary Award
PEN/E.O. WILSON LITERARY SCIENCE WRITING AWARD For a book that exemplifies literary excellence on the subject of the physical or biological sciences and communicates complex scientific concepts to a lay audience.
The Amazon Is Dying and Bolsonaro Is Fanning the Flames
Jair Bolsonaro has worked at breakneck speed to eliminate environmental regulations. Read the story here.
Arctic Is Thawing So Fast Scientists Are Losing Their Measuring Tools
Methane and CO2 released from the thawing permafrost will further accelerate the rate of global warming. Read the full story on Truthout.
We Are Destroying Our Life Support System
Runaway climate disruption has made extinction a reality. Will humans be able to adapt? Read the full story on Truthout.
Book Review: The End of Ice by Dahr Jamail
Deena Metzger calls Dahr Jamail’s new book a record of “the terrible knowledge, moral anguish, and great love of a journalist who embeds himself in the physical reality that the natural world is suffering.” Read the review here.
Despite Shutdown, Trump Is Pushing Forward Plans to Drill in Arctic
Published on Truthout, 8 January 2019. The Bureau of Land Management has confirmed that it is moving forward with public meetings to rework management plans for drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, despite many other Interior Department activities remaining frozen, according to Alaska Public Media. The Trump administration is thus ensuring that many other employees