Articles tagged with environment-and-climate

Raj Patel

The Global South will suffer the most as colonial legacies, climate change, and capitalism continue to plunge millions into hunger.

Max Haiven

With the invasion causing a global shortage of sunflower oil, palm oil is back on the rise. But the commodity’s bloody history is instructive of how global capitalism can and can’t be fixed.

Marissa Grunes

Two recent essay collections explore the interplay between literary genre and a rapidly changing planet.

David McDermott Hughes

Sunlight-friendly architecture could heat and illuminate buildings without expending any electricity.

Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò

Racial redress should be modeled on the global anticolonial tradition of worldbuilding.

Mark Bould

Because it hinges on who will accept blame for causing climate change, there’s never been so much at stake in the naming of a geological era.

Emily Kern

A sweeping new history of humanity upends the story of civilization, inviting us to imagine how our own societies could be radically different.

Wendy Johnson

Physicians have been fighting for health justice for decades. To succeed, we need practical models for collectively remaking our systems of care.

Samuel Miller McDonald

Beyond carbon emissions and safety, the debate must also confront how the choices we make now constrain the kind of world we can build in the future.

David McDermott Hughes

In the most turbine-surrounded community in the world, poor residents understand that their loss—of land, jobs, and serenity—has nothing to do with the common good. Clean energy advocates should take notice.