Trump's finger on the nuclear trigger is a terrifying prospect. The anti-nuclear movement needs to go on high alert to make sure that trigger never gets pulled.
More than 100 Nobel laureates—about a third of those living—signed a letter urging the environmental advocacy group to end its opposition to the cultivation of genetically modified food.
According to the environmental organization, leaked documents from negotiations for the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP -- an international trade deal -- reveal a legal program that would exchange national sovereignty for rule by corporations.
The film's directors Kip Anderson and Keegan Kuhn discuss the environmental effects of the animal agriculture industry.
Over the past week, Democracy Spring and Democracy Awakening activists lobbied members of Congress for campaign finance and voter-law reforms.
On the winter solstice, a Truthdig review of the year's environmental stories finds cause for hope in our poison-riddled world.
"I see a lot of back-slapping, a lot of self-congratulation, and I see very little in terms of the actual substance that is required to avert climate breakdown." "I see a lot of back-slapping, a lot of self-congratulation, and I see very little in terms of the actual substance that is required to avert climate breakdown."
Professors from major U.S. institutions agreed to write reports promoting the benefits of CO2—and said they did not need to disclose fossil fuel funding.
On the biggest day of climate change activism ever seen worldwide, millions of people are joining in Sunday, at more than 2,500 events around the globe, using people power to put pressure on world leaders to unite in fighting global warming at the COP21 summit opening Monday in Paris.
The intelligence agent who led a French secret service mission that blew up the Greenpeace flagship vessel Rainbow Warrior, killing a photographer in Auckland, New Zealand, 30 years ago has apologized for his actions.