Is Climate Change Pushing Pests into Northern Farms?

pine beetle

A new survey finds beetles, flies, bacteria, and other pests headed north at an alarming rate.

Leaked Report: Scientists Now 95 Percent Certain That Humans Are Causing Global Warming


The latest IPCC survey also finds increased concern for sea level rise.

Video: Meet the Singing, Anti-Fracking Nuns


In the rolling green hills of Kentucky, the Sisters of Loretto are leading a grassroots movement against the proposed Bluegrass Pipeline.

MAP: Global Flood Damage Could Exceed $1 Trillion Annually by 2050

Pedaling through sodden streets after Typhoon Nanmadol pounded eastern China in 2011. ChinaFotoPress/ZUMAPress

Find out which cities are most at risk.

Why This Year’s Gulf Dead Zone Is Twice As Big As Last Year’s


It’s the fertilizer, stupid—and runoff from factory animal farms. But it doesn’t have to be that way.


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