Current Events

See the news of the day through a green lens and learn how almost everything is connected to the environment and a more sustainable lifestyle.
Supreme Court
US Supreme Court Votes to Cook the Planet by Limiting EPA's Power
coastline and walkway
Exploring the Beauty Along the World's Coasts
John Stanmeyer photo "Wadi Hafeer," 2014
Photographers Share Art to Benefit Humanitarian Relief in Ukraine
Peter Kalmus at a protest
Climate Activist Peter Kalmus Calls for a Global Earth Rebellion
Treehugger Earth Day composite
Treehugger Editors Share Their Best Eco-Tips
fox on porch, "In the Limelight"
Winning Images Focus on Wildlife, Climate Change, and Empathy
Charlie Brown and Sally with dandelion
Charlie Brown and Friends Celebrate the Environment
sun inside a wave
Surfer Photographer Captures Power and Beauty of Waves
Carrying bread in Egypt
Biden Administration May Add More Ethanol to Gasoline to Reduce Fuel Prices
Jimmy Carter during fireplace chat
We’re Having a Jimmy Carter Moment With Energy Conservation Back on the Menu
polar bear mother with cubs
Famed Photographers Sell Prints for Relief in Ukraine
spongy moth or Lymantria dispar
Spongy Moth Is the New Name for This Invasive Species
bear rescue in Kyiv
Rescued Bears Rushed to Safety From Kyiv, Ukraine
Refugees arrive with pets in Berlin
Refugees Find Help for Pets As They Flee Ukraine
laptop in nature with blank screen
There's a Little Less Nature Online for World Wildlife Day
observing fox
Compelling Images of Nature Shine in Pro Photo Contest
whaling in Iceland
Iceland Suggests an End to Whaling by 2024
Pigeon guillemot (Cepphus columba) coated in oil
Ruptured Pipeline Spills 300,000 Gallons of Diesel, Killing Thousands of Animals in Louisiana
A white Chrysler on a paved road with trees in the backdrop.
CES 2022: EVs and Future of Automotive Tech Took Center Stage
snow-making machine sprays hillside in Zhangjiakou, China, ahead of Beijing 2022 Olympic Games
Why Are the Winter Olympics Happening in a Place With Hardly Any Real Snow?
older man goes for walk in empty street using crosswalk with high shadow
Best of Green Awards: 2022 Eco Trends
Close-Up Of Stove
New York City Bans Gas in New Buildings
Colorful mountain illustration with awards seal
Best of Green Awards 2021: Changemakers
Northern Saw whet Owl
Our Favorite Non-Profits for Gifts That Give Back
President Biden Signs Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill
Biden's Infrastructure Law Is Good for the Climate But Not Enough
Colorful illustration of Best of Green awards seal for food and drink
Best of Green Awards 2021: Sustainable Food and Drink
Chef José Andrés speaks at a podium
Chef José Andrés Uses Gift from Jeff Bezos to Launch $1B Climate Fund
Demonstrators walk through the city during the Fridays For Future march on November 5, 2021 in Glasgow, Scotland.
COP26 Pledges Fall Short—More Progress Is Needed
COP26 - Protests
World Leaders Drag Their Feet at COP26
eco pet awards recirc
Best of Green Awards 2021: Eco Pets
Impossible Nuggets
Burger King Expands Plant-Based Menu to Include Impossible Nuggets
flamingos
Striking Images Compete for Photo Awards
Major Oil Spill Fouls Southern California Beaches
California Oil Spill 'Environmental Catastrophe'
Western lowland gorilla in cloud of butterflies
Moments of Zen and More Striking Images Win Nature Photo Awards
Cat and dog sleeping. Puppy and kitten sleep.
What Are Your Favorite Eco-Friendly Pet Products?
Pope Francis
Pope Francis Urges Nations to 'Listen to the Cry of the Earth'
BoG Eco Decor Awards main recirc
Best of Green Awards 2021: Eco Decor
Girl is holding mesh shopping bag with vegetables without plastic bags at grocery shop.
Can a Sustainable Lifestyle Make People More Desirable?
cyclists on Park Avenue, NYC
Leaked IPCC Report: Behavior Change Does (and Does Not) Matter
woman with basket on head in Madagascar
World’s First 'Climate Change Famine' Devastates Madagascar
young man in shower
Celebrity Bathing Habits Spark a Great Shower Debate
Zooey Deschanel
Zooey Deschanel Talks to Treehugger About Making the World a Better Place
A general view of the Olympic rings installation and Rainbow Bridge as the sun sets on day twelve of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Odaiba Marine Park on August 04, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.
Is Tokyo 2020 the Greenest Olympics Ever or the Most Greenwashed?
Best of green awards
Best of Green Awards 2021: Eco Family
Cars are seen floating in a flooded street on July 15, 2021 in Valkenburg, Netherlands.
Is the Climate Crisis to Blame for Europe's Historic Flooding?
Environmental activists carry a large snake pipeline as they protest against the Enbridge Line 3 oil pipeline on May 7, 2021 in Washington, DC.
New Lawsuit Filed Against Line 3, While Protests Heat Up
Pipeline burst
Viral 'Eye of Fire' Video Draws Ire From Environmental Groups
Cargo ship at sea with brownish fumes coming from a container amidships
Sri Lanka Confronts Environmental Consequences of Cargo Ship Disaster
Racers on the grid.
Formula E's All-Electric Race Is Coming to Brooklyn This Weekend
Austria, Salzburg, Father with daughter on his shoulders, the daughter draws with chalk the earth on a concrete wall
What Are Your Favorite Eco-Friendly Products For Parents and Kids?
Beautiful illustration showing the Best of Green Awards badge for beauty
Best of Green Awards 2021: Green Beauty and Personal Care
Stella McCartney
Stella McCartney Urges World Leaders to Push Fashion In a Sustainable Direction
Napheesa Collier, forward for the Minnesota Lynx
These Professional Athletes Are Playing for Climate Wins
British Columbia old growth forest
Mark Ruffalo Backs Protestors Protecting Old-Growth Forests in British Columbia
Bill Nye
Bill Nye Urges Congress to 'Boldly' Invest in Climate Change Solutions
Auckland, New Zealand
Auckland Named World's Most Livable City—But Is It Really?
little boy cowboy
Children Are Now Protected by 'Reasonable Independence' Laws in 3 States
Simon Cowell
Simon Cowell Confirms E-Bike Accident Vehicle Was 'Basically a Motorcycle'
Acceptable architecture
Biden Dumps Committee Favoring Neoclassical Architecture Over Sustainable Design