“There’s a damaging disconnect between the lionized figure of the firefighter and the reality of the men and women who fight more fire than anyone.”
Nut and avocado trees require years to mature before they start producing crops. With California’s climate already changing, farmers need to reckon with their decisions to plant lucrative crops that the state’s climate might not be able to support in the future. But they also have to grow crops that pay for their equipment and mortgages right now.
Homeward Bound is an Australian organization dedicated to helping women achieve leadership positions in the field of science, though ironically, the mentorship program has been plagued by the prevalence of sexual harassment during the program’s three-week long Antarctic voyage. Perhaps the worst part? Women who have reported concerns feel silenced by the organization. “Their belief is that Homeward Bound is not yet a safe space for women, even as it works toward making science more inclusive of them.”
A family tried to build its own sustainable paradise in Hawaii. Then Tesla’s batteries came to town.
The 2006 Academy Award-winning documentary on climate change originated as a slideshow. Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and the film’s director and producers trace the origin story, production, impact, and legacy of the film.
An account of the environmental disaster that is Rikers Island, where flooding, extreme heat, and air pollution put staff and detainees in danger.