Green Or Gone

Argentina

Natural Look: Argentine Fashion Weaving Back To Basics

Forget nylon!. Local clothing lines like Animaná are rediscovering all-natural fibers such...

France

The Ecological Scourge We Fail To Talk About: Overpopulation

-Open Letter- PARIS — In the weeks since France's popular environment minister, Nicolas Hulot resigned, after expressing disappointment with President Emmanuel Macron’s environmental record, ...

United States

In U.S., Turning Sewage Plants Into Travel Destinations

In some western states, utilities are flipping the script on waste-water treatment, transforming ...

Germany

Grimm Choices: How Energy Transition Threatens A Fairy Tale Forest

Wind power has its drawbacks, especially in central German region of Hesse, where developers want...

France

Only Environmentalism Can Save Capitalism

Rescuing the planet from the ravages of capitalism may be just the thing our dominant economic sy...

India

Untouchables And Your Trash: How Indian Sanitation Counts On Caste

A case study of Angul in Odisha highlights just how much urban centers rely on lower castes when ...

United States

How A Decades-Old Deal Could Doom Utah's Great Salt Lake

The largest saline lake in the western hemisphere gets more than half its water from a single tri...

India

Grave Risks To The Singular Himalayan Ecosystem

The Uttarakhand floods reflected the damage we had dealt to the fragile Himalayan ecosystem. Five...

Honduras

Why This Caribbean Island Has Streets Paved In Plastic

The Honduran island of Utila, in the Caribbean Sea, is using the copious amounts of trash that wa...

Argentina

How Recycling Goes Down In The Heart Of Buenos Aires

A waste processing center in the Argentine capital turns almost half the city's refuse into r...

Poland

Paving Paradise? In Poland, Calls To Block Forest Road Construction

-OpEd- WARSAW — The Narewkowska trail runs through the middle of one of Europe’s last remaining protected nature reserves, Poland’s Białowieża Forest. But now, the trail is slated to be paved ...

Germany

Bayer Can Drop The Name Monsanto, But Can’t Erase The Hate

The German pharma giant wants to do a bit of "rebranding," after the mega merger with the U.S.-ba...

Nicaragua

Nicaraguan Indigenous: Biosphere Reserve Is Our "Lungs"

Indigenous groups say the Nicaraguan government should do more to protect the massive but quickly...

Argentina

When Agribusiness Gives You Lemon Pulp, Make Biofuel

In Argentina, one of the world's biggest citrus producers is recycling its farming waste as f...

Colombia

In Colombia, A Losing Battle To Keep A Dump Off Native Lands

Indigenous communities in the country's Caribbean coastal area dug in for more than decade to...

Switzerland

Emissions, Ecology And Cures For The Common Cow Fart

In their own silent but deadly way, cattle are contributing to climate change. Adapting their die...

Svalbard and Jan Mayen

An Arctic Pastor On The Front Lines Of Climate Change

As head of the northernmost parish in the world, Leif Helgesen has a clear (and often chilly) vie...

Switzerland

Meet The Former Vegetarian Who Slaughters Cows Humanely

This bio-friendly cattle rancher doesn't win many friends among either vegetarians or traditi...

Argentina

Biofuel Or Fossil Fuel? For Argentina, It's A False Choice

As the world moves to reduce the role of hydrocarbons, Argentina must exploit the biofuels potent...

South Korea

Welcome To Songdo, South Korea: The Smartest Of Smart Cities

Many have hailed the innovations of Songdo, a planned community near the South Korean capital of ...

Switzerland

Before (And After) The Flood: Climate Change Lessons From The Past

GENEVA — A series of hurricanes of unprecedented intensity in the North Atlantic. Record-high temperatures all over the planet. Monstrous fires in California and Portugal. Entire regions hit by ...

France

As Trump Withdraws, Macron And Putin Step Into The Void

-Analysis- Donald Trump won’t be in Paris on Tuesday. Following his decision to unilaterally withdraw the U.S. from the 2015 Paris climate agreement, French President Emmanuel Macron didn’t ...