Sonia Sodha: We’ve got to start thinking beyond our own lifespans if we’re going to avoid extinction
Coronavirus or not, we remain locked into a treadmill that measures progress by growing GDP rather than by wellbeing and environmental sustainability.
Nicholas Z. Muller, Peter Tschoffen, Ines Azevedo: Why a GDP adjustment for damage to our air makes good sense
Typically, economic performance of nations, states, and metropolitan areas is measured using Gross Domestic Product. We propose an adjustment to this official performance metric: the subtraction of pollution damage from GDP.
The issue of population growth has now made it onto Australia's national political agenda, but the debate needs to be grounded in a rational discussion of the economic and social pros and cons.
A new paper from prominent economists concludes that failing to halt climate change will lead inevitably to "worldwide economic collapse."
The cost of harmful chemical and heavy metal exposures around the world likely tops 10 percent of the global GDP, according to a new study.
Researchers find people's exposure to PFAS and certain flame retardants could be significantly reduced by opting for healthier building materials and furniture.
Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.
An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.
Hunter-donated meat provides crucial protein to US food banks. But an EHN investigation found a lack of oversight that could result in potentially hundreds of thousands of lead-contaminated meals this year.