New research shows how rapidly fire dangers are rising in the American West. The results could help governments plan ahead for the flames.
April 21, 2014 • 11:39 AM • Share
Cities must play a critical role in shifting the world to a fossil fuel-free future. So why won’t anybody help them?
April 18, 2014 • 11:04 AM • Share
It’s hard to overstate just how serious a threat our energy crisis is to every aspect of our current way of life. But the problem is hidden from view by oil and natural gas production numbers that look and feel just fine.
April 18, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
As global warming melts ice and ushers in a wave of commercial activity in the Arctic, scientists are thinking about how to protect environments of the future.
April 17, 2014 • 11:42 AM • Share
We should continue to fight for new building codes and oppose the construction of new oil pipelines—and more ambitious projects still—but only because they offer hope and aspiration in the midst of despair, not because they will actually help at this point.
April 15, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
For the month of April we’re profiling the individuals who made our inaugural list of the 30 top thinkers under 30, the young men and women we predict will have a serious impact on the social, political, and economic issues we cover every day here at Pacific Standard.
April 13, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
At a time when the worldwide wheat supply needs to grow, we might not even be able to keep it from diminishing.
April 11, 2014 • 12:00 PM • Share
Seeking the environmental “hot spots” in $600 billion of government purchases.
April 9, 2014 • 10:00 AM • Share
Network news outlets are tricking us into thinking there’s nothing we can do about climate change.
April 2, 2014 • 10:35 AM • Share
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