Thousands of protestors have gathered in Minnesota to stop Canadian oil company Enbridge from constructing a new pipeline through the Mississippi River headwaters and Anishinaabe treaty land. Advocates say the construction threatens wetlands, violates tribal sovereignty and will exacerbate the climate emergency. Read more about the protests, the Line 3 project's potential environmental cost, and how Indigenous leaders and activists are pressing President Joe Biden to halt it.
Let's come right out and say it: Flying is terrible for the climate. As travel rebounds, the pressure is on for airlines to cut greenhouse gas emissions, and floated solutions range from switching to sustainable fuels and optimizing flight routes to buying carbon offsets. But as you'll see below, not all greenification efforts hold water. Experts say airlines must do more than simply paying someone else to clean up their mess.