Environment

Can You Afford to Be Green When You're Not Rich? I Kept a Diary to Find Out

Can You Afford to Be Green When You're Not Rich? I Kept a Diary to Find Out

Alison Stine

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Co-published with The GuardianPoliticians and corporations have placed the burden of environmental responsibility on the consumer – but how easy is it to go green when you’re barely getting by?

Honey Bees, Worker Bees, and the Economic Violence of Land Grabs

Honey Bees, Worker Bees, and the Economic Violence of Land Grabs

Melissa Chadburn

ESSAYS

Co-published with Longreads. Melissa Chadburn challenges her own belief that environmental justice issues are reserved for people of privilege.

My Small Town is Being Poisoned by Fracking Waste

My Small Town is Being Poisoned by Fracking Waste

Alison Stine

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Co-published with The GuardianIn a tiny south-eastern Ohio town in the Appalachian foothills, the Hazel Ginsburg Well is holding waste from out-of-state fracking operations – a sludge of toxic chemicals and undrinkable water.

The North Dakota Fracking Boom

The North Dakota Fracking Boom

Evelyn Nieves

NEWS | ANALYSIS

Co-published with AlterNet. This is a story about one tribal nation grappling with the stresses of life during oil time - housing, traffic, crime, crowds, their quality of life.