3 UNEXPECTED WAYS JOE BIDEN PLANS TO TACKLE CLIMATE CHANGE

Joe Biden's climate plan lagged behind the plans introduced by his presidential primary opponents when he unveiled it in the spring...

WHAT IF A ‘GREEN' ECONOMIC RECOVERY ISN'T THE BEST THING FOR THE CLIMATE?

Back in February - what we might call, in the world of COVID-19, the “before times” - environmentalists had a whole host of ideas for...

 
 
 

COVID RUINED MY TRAVEL DREAMS. WHAT DO I DO WITH MY LIFE NOW?

Q. Dear Umbra, A big part of how I think of myself is as a world traveler. My longtime goal has been to visit every continent on Earth!...

CAN LEMONGRASS AND A CATCHY NEW SONG FIX BURGER KING'S EMISSIONS PROBLEM?

On Tuesday, Burger King announced that it was treating some of its cows to a new menu with a Thai twist, adding lemongrass to their...

 
 
 

THE WORLD'S MAYORS WANT A PANDEMIC RECOVERY THAT TAKES CARS OFF THE STREETS

Some have claimed that dense urban areas are exacerbating the COVID-19 pandemic by their very nature. But this week, a group of mayors...

There's no roadmap to the other side of the natural gas bridge. These states are making one

THERE'S NO ROADMAP TO THE OTHER SIDE OF THE NATURAL GAS BRIDGE. THESE STATES ARE MAKING ONE

In early June, the attorney general of Massachusetts, Maura Healey, filed a petition with state utility regulators advising them to...

 
 
 

METHANE LEVELS HAVE HIT A SCARY RECORD HIGH, NEW STUDIES SAY

While the world has been focused on a global pandemic and widespread protests, another crisis is gathering in the atmosphere. And no,...

Keeping seed sovereignty local

KEEPING SEED SOVEREIGNTY LOCAL

This article is published in partnership with: On a chilly February morning in 2018, the New Mexico State Capitol in Santa Fe bustled...

 
 
 

IS RENEWABLE NATURAL GAS A SERIOUS ALTERNATIVE TO ‘ELECTRIFY EVERYTHING'?

While wind and solar power and electric vehicles tend to dominate the conversation around preventing catastrophic climate change, electricity...

HOW TO GET YOUR FRIENDS TO CARE ABOUT THE CLIMATE, ACCORDING TO A YOUTH ACTIVIST

Grist 50 Fixer Xiuhtezcatl Martinez just turned 20, but he's already built up an impressive resume as an activist and the youth director...

 
 
 

THESE SCIENTISTS ARE USING MACHINE LEARNING TO LISTEN TO NATURE

The United Nations has called on the world to protect 30 percent of the planet from human activity to help protect ecosystems and slow...

TRUMP APPARENTLY PROPOSED ‘SELLING' PUERTO RICO AFTER HURRICANE MARIA

Ever since Hurricane Maria pummeled Puerto Rico in 2017, President Trump has expressed displeasure with the U.S. territory. After trying...

 
 
 
These proud LGBTQ adventurers are putting the ‘out' in outdoors

THESE PROUD LGBTQ ADVENTURERS ARE PUTTING THE ‘OUT' IN OUTDOORS

“The mountains are calling,” says a post by Pattie Gonia, an Instagram personality and - according to her bio - the world's first backpacking...

WHAT EXACTLY IS ‘SUSTAINABLE' ABOUT AMAZON'S NEW JET FUEL?

Amazon's fleet of aircraft, which is soon to surpass 80 Boeings , enables the e-commerce giant to deliver everything from dog food...

 
 
 
Lessons from a hotter planet: Things escalate quickly

LESSONS FROM A HOTTER PLANET: THINGS ESCALATE QUICKLY

The story of our warming planet can be told by degrees. The global thermostat has gone up 1 degree Celsius since the Industrial Revolution,...

GLOBAL WARMING. INEQUALITY. COVID-19. AND AL GORE IS. OPTIMISTIC?

This story was originally published by Wired and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Before he was the guy...

 
 
 

ALREADY FIGHTING FOR THEIR LANDS AND LIVES, INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES IN BRAZIL SLAMMED BY COVID-19

This story was originally published by Canada's National Observer and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Take...

Staying connected in the time of COVID

STAYING CONNECTED IN THE TIME OF COVID

Hey there, We started Fix with the goal of connecting people and connecting the dots among issues. This pandemic hasn't changed that...

 
 
 

THE CLIMATE FIX YOU'VE BEEN WAITING FOR: ROCK DUST?

Scientists have been trying to figure out how to make use of one of nature's tricks for removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere...

THE BREATHE ACT WOULD DEFUND POLICE - AND FUND ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE

As the U.S. enters another month of sustained protests against anti-Black racism and police brutality, organizers are working to turn...

 
 
 



Government hits out at ISIS bride Shamima Begum court ruling and plans appeal

Government hits out at ISIS bride Shamima Begum court ruling and plans appeal

ISIS bride Shamima Begum, now 20 and living in a refugee camp Syria following the fall of the terror group, has moved a step closer to returning to the UK in her fight to... Read more ...

Coronavirus: England cricketer Jofra Archer out of second Test after...

Coronavirus: England cricketer Jofra Archer out of second Test after bio-secure breach

England cricketer Jofra Archer has been excluded from today's second Test against the West Indies following a breach of the team's bio-secure protocols. Read more ...

Russian actors sought to interfere in general election over leaked trade...

Russian actors sought to interfere in general election over leaked trade documents, says government

Russian actors sought to interfere in last year's general election through the promotion of leaked documents on a potential US-UK trade deal, the government has found. Read more ...

‘WTF' - Arsenal's Aubameyang fuming after Alexander-Arnold's dangerous...

‘WTF' - Arsenal's Aubameyang fuming after Alexander-Arnold's dangerous challenge on Saka

Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has hinted that he's seriously annoyed that Trent Alexander-Arnold's challenge on Bukayo Saka wasn't reviewed by VAR, if this tweet's... Read more ...

Vanessa Paradis And Winona Ryder No Longer Giving Evidence In Johnny Depp's...

Vanessa Paradis And Winona Ryder No Longer Giving Evidence In Johnny Depp's Libel Case Against The Sun

Winona Ryder and Vanessa Paradis will no longer be called to give evidence in Johnny Depp 's libel claim against The Sun, the High Court has heard. The Hollywood actor is suing... Read more ...

England and Wales to meet in Wembley friendly on October 8

England and Wales to meet in Wembley friendly on October 8

England will play a friendly match against Wales at Wembley Stadium on Thursday October 8. Read more ...

Closest images ever taken of sun reveal 'campfires' on surface

Closest images ever taken of sun reveal 'campfires' on surface

The closest images ever taken of the sun have been revealed, showing mini solar flares dotted across its surface. Read more ...

Winona Ryder and Vanessa Paradis dropped from Johnny Depp libel trial

Winona Ryder and Vanessa Paradis dropped from Johnny Depp libel trial

Winona and Vanessa will no longer give evidence Winona Ryder and Vanessa Paradis's evidence will no longer be heard in Johnny Depp 's libel trial. Two of Depp's exes were... Read more ...

Pizza Express 'draws up plans to close around 75 of its 470 UK restaurants'

Pizza Express 'draws up plans to close around 75 of its 470 UK restaurants'

Pizza Express is planning on closing 75 of its 470 UK restaurants, reports suggest. Read more ...

Johnny Depp's bodyguard heard chilling screams & saw Amber Heard hurling bottles

Johnny Depp's bodyguard heard chilling screams & saw Amber Heard hurling bottles

Johnny Depp's bodyguard Sean Bett has claimed he heard screams from the actor's apartment on the night of Amber Heard's 30th birthday party. He also claimed to have seen Heard... Read more ...