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What Is Environmental Racism, and How Can We Fight It?

Environmental racism isn’t a new problem, but it often flies under the radar—with disastrous consequences. Here, experts explain what it is and how it affects our world.

“I Tried a Bidet and I’ll Never Use Toilet Paper Again”

A bidet has been a pleasant alternative to using toilet paper, which has been in low supply everywhere due to...


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What the 12 Smoggiest Cities Look Like After Coronavirus Quarantine

With economies shuttered and one-third of the global population under lockdown, the world's most notoriously polluted cities are finding a...


Climate Change vs. Global Warming: What’s the Difference?

The terms are similar, but they are technically not synonymous.


50 Powerful Photos That Prove the Earth Still Needs Our Help

From the coronavirus to the threat of extinction for certain species, the earth's rapidly changing climate presents many human-exacerbated challenges.