Mrill Ingram


Mrill Ingram is a geographer and writer on the environment. She's online media editor for The Progressive, and coauthor of The Power of Narrative in Environmental Networks. You can find her on Twitter @MrillDill.

The growing list of words discouraged by the Trump Administration reflects its anti-science agenda. more

Dec 29, 2017 7:00 AM Dispatches


Kendra Solaris

Viewed from a distance, the border might seem like a hard edge, the outer limit of a nation. But many who live here call both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border home. more

Dec 5, 2017 12:00 AM Magazine

Global Climate Change

Victor Korniyenko

If there’s any silver lining in the dust clouds following this wrecking ball, it’s that there’s still people in government determined to defend climate change research. more

Oct 12, 2017 4:17 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

The environmental agency head’s handling of hurricanes reveals his low expectations for the problem-solving abilities of the American people. more

Sep 8, 2017 2:56 PM Dispatches



The specter of uranium mining exposes the true nature of the Trump Administration’s extractive agenda for public lands. more

Aug 25, 2017 12:20 PM Dispatches 1 Comments


Gage Skidmore

Might the Arizona ex-sheriff’s criminal trial be a hopeful sign for immigrant rights? more

Jun 30, 2017 2:37 PM Dispatches



For me, wilderness is a promise, a commitment that we want the choice to engage more of our senses; that we can be nurturing of other species; that we can create places where profit doesn’t rule. more

May 23, 2017 11:49 PM Magazine


Victoria Pickering

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency turns his back on scientific consensus and opens his arms to budget cuts. Environmental justice and Great Lakes restoration will be hit hardest. more

Mar 10, 2017 10:23 AM Dispatches 1 Comments


© Rick Reinhard

As the Army Corp green lights the project, tribal leaders ask water protectors to rise up at home. more

Feb 9, 2017 6:15 PM Dispatches

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Scott Pruitt caricature by DonkeyHotey

A new lawsuit claims that Trump’s nominee to head the EPA dragged his feet for over two years to avoid providing documents requested as part of a query into ties with the fossil fuel industry. more

Feb 8, 2017 10:22 AM Dispatches



Climate denial reaches new lows as Trump okays KXL and DAPL, data is disappeared, and Republicans insist climate change is “debated.” What’s a rational person to do? more

Jan 24, 2017 2:20 PM Dispatches

The North Carolina Republicans are attempting a coup, but the resistance is in place. more

Dec 19, 2016 5:05 PM Dispatches

As Trump assembles his cabinet from hell, it’s good to talk with people inspired by a passion for the Earth that keeps fighters fighting, even as old threats resurface and new, even worse ones loom on the horizon. more

Dec 12, 2016 4:36 PM Magazine 1 Comments

The cuisine of New York’s most diverse borough can be found on the streets—where there’s a struggle going on for economic justice. more

Oct 12, 2016 3:10 PM Dispatches

Hurricane Matthew is getting tons of attention, but the underlying reality of climate change is getting no play at all. more

Oct 7, 2016 7:30 PM Dispatches

The very people responsible for this problem won't have to deal with the consequences. more

Jul 18, 2016 2:07 PM Dispatches

Despite a wave of punitive legislation against women, some signs of pushing back. more

Apr 5, 2016 8:32 PM Dispatches

There's a ton of turmoil, but solar is here to stay. more

Mar 17, 2016 9:00 PM Dispatches 2 Comments

The court’s conservative justices are so worried about agency overreach that they’re threatening the strongest national response the United States has on climate change. more

Feb 12, 2016 11:18 PM Dispatches 3 Comments

"Birth control, for men, you can go to a truck stop..." more

Feb 1, 2016 7:21 PM Dispatches 1 Comments