Light pollution: The dangers of bright skies at night

Artificial light revolutionized life on earth. But as our nights grow increasingly bright, its negative impacts are becoming ever more visible on our health and on nature.

Humanity’s ‘ecological Ponzi scheme’ sets up bleak future, scientists warn

The authors say their message is meant to give a "cold shower" to leaders who can help make positive changes for the planet.


Site C dam problems trigger two expert reviews: Horgan

In the first public update on the troubled Site C dam since last July, B.C. Premier John Horgan's surprise announcement about a proposed fix to geotechnical problems raised yet more questions about the viability of the over-budget project.


Estonia ready to contribute to global climate fight through Arctic Council if observer application approved, says president

Estonia's long history of polar research, coupled with its current scientific and technological expertise, would allow it to make important contributions to the Arctic Council as an observer, President Kersti Kaljulaid told an international audience on Thursday.


After winning most Arctic refuge bids, an Alaska agency prepares to assume oil leases

Meanwhile, some Alaska Native and environmental groups urged Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority to abandon the leases.


Norwegian oil: big investments, growing production and desire for high Arctic drilling

Irrespectively of its climate commitments, Norway continues to push for more oil and natural gas. In 2020, investments and production increased.
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Moving forward after four years of fights and falsehoods

As the US turns the page on a skeptical and openly hostile administration, environmental science and journalism face continued obstacles—but there is some optimism.

Mercy, Mercy Me

Measuring a 50 year-old plea from a legendary singer.

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Here's hoping the new year brings the climate change coverage we need.

Our top 5 good news stories of 2020

Because we could all use a little more cheer.

Our 5 most read stories of 2020

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