In the works for more than a decade, proposed legislation to protect glacial and permafrost environments in Chile suffers from uncertainties and omissions that could sow conflict instead of solutions.
The climate is warming too fast for some trees to catch up. Planting seeds from warmer regions can bolster future forests, but that requires a significant shift in forestry practice.
According to a new report, net zero targets many governments are pursuing are distractions from the urgent need to drastically reduce carbon emissions.
The scientific community must act to minimize the adverse air quality and health impacts of relaxed EPA regulation.
Policymakers need scientists. Here’s how one geoscientist contributed to a U.S. congressional report that’s already churning out legislation—and real action.
To be silent is to be complicit in our own destruction because racism destroys us all. But not being silent entails more than publishing statements. There is also the collective silence of inaction. —No Time for Silence
The protective value of a plot of wetlands varies widely based on the county it shields from storm-related property damage.
With just 8% of plastic waste in the United States currently being recycled, the bill aims to set up an effective plastic recycling program and limit single-use plastic.
A revised definition of which waters can be protected from pollution by the federal government ignores established science.
The effort to conserve at least 30% of U.S. land and ocean by 2030 is part of an international push for conservation aiming to protect biodiversity and mitigate climate change impacts.