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Trans woman’s videotaped murder in Brazil sparks international outcry

A video of a transgender woman’s brutal murder in Brazil is placing new focus on the violence faced by the trans community.<p>Attackers in Brazil …

This tiny program keeps our coasts safe. So Trump’s gutting it, of course

Coming to grips with the reality of climate change is scary enough<p>The semi-annual meeting of the Sea Grant Association in Washington, D.C., is usually a straightforward affair. It’s typically a time for administrators from around the country to discuss coastal research and hash out the …

Trump Administration

Why the U.S. workforce needs immigrants more than ever

Immigration is projected to drive growth in American working-age adults.<p>The U.S. economy churned out 235,000 new jobs in February in the first full …

Demographics
LGBTQI

Public land debate, without the public: GOP Congress votes to shut out citizens from discussion of federal land use

Capitulating to radical right, Congress reverses Obama-era rules that encouraged public debate on federal land use<p>For years now, there's been a growing radical right-wing movement to battle federal land ownership and management. The movement takes many forms, including the Bundy family demanding …

Forests

Solar-powered UK schools face an 800 percent tax increase

Solar technology could face a huge hurdle in the United Kingdom. Schools and certain businesses with solar panels installed may see a 800 percent raise in taxes when a law goes into effect this April, according to <i>The Independent</i>. It's a harsh blow to the industry when you consider some 12,000 …

Trump Files Motion to Delay Kids' Historic Climate Lawsuit

The Trump administration filed a motion Tuesday seeking an appeal to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on a federal judge's Nov. 10, 2016 order in</i> …