In this edition: Signs of convergence between the environmental movement and communities of color; a federal-lands rule that pits renewable-energy companies against green groups; and a sobering tally of global wildlife.
Critics say the initiative deceptively asks Floridians to vote 'for the sun.' At issue is whether utility customers with rooftop panels are subsidized by non-solar customers, or vice versa.
When the Paris climate agreement goes into effect on Friday, the United Nations will convene to discuss how it will achieve specific emissions goals.
In China and India, as well as many African and Southeast Asian nations, the rise in electricity needs far surpasses renewable energy growth.
The protests are about water, fossil fuels, and questions of tribal sovereignty. But beneath all that, tribes from across the US say they're unifying around revitalized Indian traditions and religion.
The old Arctic sea ice serves as a 'bulwark' against further melting, even as newer ice melts and refreezes from year to year.
Welcome to the first edition of our newsletter, as the Monitor's Inhabit section features journalism that brings clarity, hope, and humanity to the story of environmental issues including climate change.
Spain a desert? A new study offers a glimpse at Spain's future under four different carbon emissions scenarios. Researchers found that Mediterranean vegetation could change dramatically as the climate warms.
World's largest marine reserve: The Ross Sea will become off-limits for any kind of wildlife or mineral extraction, after five years of negotiations.
The EPA releases new environmental-justice initiatives against the backdrop of a wider trend: Black and Latino Americans are increasingly active on green issues.
Renewable energy firms have been flocking to sites on federal lands. Now pricing by the Bureau of Land Management is about to change toward competitive bidding similar to the system for oil and gas companies.
Several options might allow Donald Trump, if elected, to follow through on his call for the US to back away from greenhouse-gas reductions pledged in Paris.
Arctic warming could be shifting the jet stream, leading to more frigid winters in the United States and Britain.
The Borneo Orangutan Survival foundation has been rehabilitating orangutans for decades. Last week's release marked the 25th anniversary of the group's conservation efforts.
Wildlife populations have declined an average of 58 percent from 1970 levels worldwide, according to the conservation group WWF.