COP 24 session in Katowice, Poland

The Trump administration continues to undercut its own climate report

Climate Change

The Trump administration seems determined to ignore the findings in the recently released climate report from its own agencies.

A person walks through a puddle in Shismaref, Alaska.

An Alaskan village is falling into the sea. Washington is looking the other way.

The Big Melt
Kavanaugh 2006

What would a Justice Kavanaugh mean for the environment?

C-CHANGE group photo

Former EPA chief Gina McCarthy launches Center for Climate, Health and the Global Environment at Harvard

Climate Change
The entrance of Trump International Hotel

Commentary: Americans should demand reforms that ensure government serves the people


Taxes for the rich, equality for the rest, says economist

Economist Jeffery Sachs says that more equality is the best way forward for the US economy.

Military’s ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ policy is history

Global Politics

Two men whose lives have been impacted by Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell share their experiences under the policy, and what they hope for the future.

Obama in Puerto Rico: The politics behind the visit

Global Politics

President Obama is the first sitting President to take an official state visit to Puerto Rico in nearly 50 years. His focus, however, may be on Puerto Ricans living on the mainland.

How strong is Obama’s support for gay marriage?

Global Politics

Barack Obama has spoken openly about his support of equal rights for gay couples, but some are questioning his support for gay rights.


Citing human rights violations, Obama freezes assets of Venezuelan officials

Global Politics

On Monday, the White House says “Venezuelan officials past and present who violate the human rights of Venezuelan citizens and engage in acts of public corruption will not be welcome here, and we now have the tools to block their assets and their use of US financial systems.”