Resilience

Could Mississippi River diversion overcome sinking land? Two new studies say yes

$2 billion Mid-Barataria project expected to result in net elevation gain in first century.

Impacts

Jean Lafitte-area fishermen struggle with wrecked boats, lost businesses and lots of mud

When Hurricane Ida blew through lower Jefferson Parish in late August, it brought wind, rain and surge. What it left behind was mud — lots and lots of mud.
Causes

‘We are not here to get killed’: armed police respond to Wet’suwet’en solidarity

RCMP tear down Gitxsan rail blockade in New Hazelton, B.C., while people across Canada organize in support of land defenders.

Causes

Industry overrides the environment in Ford’s Ontario: auditor general

The auditor general took 489 pages to lay out how Ontario's environment ministry is neglecting its own laws, ignoring polluters and keeping secrets. We read them all.

Image courtesy of the Great Green Wall.
Resilience

Conflict and climate change are big barriers for Africa's Great Green Wall

Billions of dollars in new funding announced this year have raised hopes that the initiative to combat desertification will gain momentum, but experts and the reality on the ground point to money being far from the only hurdle.

Resilience

Germany′s new coalition promises climate revolution

A coal phaseout by 2030, more electric vehicles and rapid renewables expansion: Germany's new coalition has promised a climate bonanza. But can the ambitious targets be hit?
Top Story

Community systems offer alternative paths for solar growth

Strolling his church's rooftop among 630 solar panels, Bishop Richard Howell Jr. acknowledged climate change isn't the most pressing concern for his predominantly Black congregation — even though it disproportionately harms people of color and the poor.

From our Newsroom

Feeling anxious about climate change? Experts say you're not alone

Research shows more people are feeling anxious about the climate crisis and their numbers will only increase in the coming years. Experts are concerned it's taking a toll on mental health.

​​How to address the looming crisis of climate anxiety

As climate change worsens, the need will grow for mental health services. Some therapists are recommending climate action to ease worry. Others are advocating for community-based therapies to fill the gap.

How toxic wildfire smoke affects pregnant people

Scientists are investigating whether climate change-fueled megafires could be causing premature births and miscarriages in California.

Silent Earth: Averting the insect apocalypse

As insects become more scarce, our world will slowly grind to a halt, for it cannot function without them.

Worsening heat waves are hammering the disabled community

EHN talked to people with disabilities put in increased danger during last summer's Pacific Northwest heat waves. Activists say accessible cooling centers and air conditioning are key to combating this injustice.

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