Georgia is one of three states that exclude undocumented students from full access to higher education. "Freedom University" operates on the principle that “you can stop me from going to a UGA classroom, but you can’t stop a UGA professor from teaching me.”
Signs of Life
Just hours after Sandy Hook, the managers of the teachers’ pension fund sold off their stock in a manufacturer of semi-automatic rifles.
How a universal treaty is still working to protecting the ozone layer a quarter-century later.
Climate change is already increasing the likelihood of weather extremes—like the droughts and heat waves like we’ve seen in recent years—according to a new report by one of NASA’s top climate scientists.
Insurance companies are likely to pay out billions in claims due to events caused by climate change—which makes them well-poised to lead the way to a low-carbon economy.
The battle over exporting coal is a crossroads for the Pacific Northwest. Will the region stay its course toward clean energy, or become a global trafficking hub for the most dangerous fossil fuel?
California’s new law gives increased protection to people threatened with foreclosure. Will other states follow?
Now the U.S. has to gut a law that protects consumers from imported mystery meat—or pay the price.
It's official. Droughts, floods, heatwaves, and hurricanes can, indeed, be tied to a climate made increasingly chaotic by human activity.
After the release of a report on links between extreme weather and climate change, Americans may get what polls show 80 percent of us want: more environmental reporting in mainstream news.
NASA completed a cross-institutional study on rising methane levels in the Arctic. The results, we're afraid, do not look good.
From New Mexico, a victory in the fight against nuclear proliferation.
In response to the Fukushima meltdown—which did $50 billion in damage to Japan’s economy—Germany aims to close all its reactors by 2022.
This year's public outcry against Apple and Foxconn factory conditions might finally point electronics production in a fairer direction.
The EU makes a bold move towards the abolition of executions everywhere.