The United Nations' World Meteorological Organization confirms reports that 2016 was the hottest year on record and predicts more bad news for 2017.
The 5,544-page text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership confirms that the agreement would be another step in the global capitalists' march to enslave us. Open, sustained revolt is our only option.
Back in 1962, the fossil fuels giant was bragging about its ability to heat up the Arctic.
A new study indicates that global water shortages are much more severe than previously thought, finding that 4 billion people suffer water scarcity during at least one month during the year, while half a billion experience it throughout the year.
A new report by the World Economic Forum says 8 million tons of plastic end up in the ocean every year-- the equivalent of one garbage truckload of waste every minute. The report projects that by 2050, the weight of plastic in the seas will exceed that of the fish.
British charity Oxfam calls for a crackdown on tax havens after its report finds the world's wealthiest hiding $7.6 trillion from taxes.
You probably noticed that 2015 was pretty weird. But hey, it's a brand new year -- a fresh start, a blank slate, an unwritten script. In 2016, what could possibly go wrong?
Killing in the name of God is not a new thing in history -- and nothing does more to discredit faith.Killing in the name of God is not a new thing in history—and nothing does more to discredit faith.
On the winter solstice, a Truthdig review of the year's environmental stories finds cause for hope in our poison-riddled world.
In these videos, Truthdig columnist Sonali Kolhatkar reports from the COP21 climate change conference in Paris that concluded over the weekend, speaking to activists from around the globe on the front lines of the fight for climate justice.