World leaders are meeting in Paris this week for the United Nation's COP21 talks. But what exactly are the main topics of discussion?
3 hours ago   Doggerel
Population centers the world around are caught in the grips of devastating droughts. Though temporary conditions, their increasing frequency should be a call to water-saving action, writes Tom Englehardt.
Mar 2, 2009   Mother Jones
A new plan is taking form in Brazil to regularize titles to rainforest land -- an effort the government hopes will fight deforestation.
Feb 28, 2009   The Economist
California's Central Valley is one of the top agricultural sites in the world, but with low rainfall and cut-off irrigation supplies, farming towns and their citizens may face at least one tough year ahead.
Feb 25, 2009   The New York Times
Masdar City, the elaborate and ambitious planned green development in Abu Dhabi, is slowing coming into shape. This piece from <em>Technology Review</em> looks at how the city's development could inform the future of citybuilding.
Feb 25, 2009   Technology Review
New green building projects aimed at low-income residents are popping up across the country, and federal stimulus money is helping.
Feb 25, 2009   Time
As climate change takes the form of higher sea levels and environmental disasters, millions of "ecomigrants" across the world have been on the move to find more environmentally habitable places.
Feb 24, 2009   The Washington Post
In his first foreign trip, President Obama will meet with Canadian PM Harper to discuss, amongst other topics, the environmental impact of mining Alberta's oil sands.
Feb 24, 2009   The Washington Post
With few options besides sending food scraps to landfills, New Yorkers are composting in their homes.
Feb 23, 2009   The New York Times
The world is facing a water crisis, and existing development and management practices are only making it worse. This interview with water expert Peter Gleick looks at what's being done wrong and how it can be done right.
Feb 22, 2009   The Nation
Over half of the land in the American West is publicly owned. Policy over the last century has tended towards allowing the extraction of natural resources, but it may be time for a shift into preservation.
Feb 21, 2009   The Christian Science Monitor