Stories about Environment

The Sierra Club attacks our story; here’s our response

It's about democracy and open process -- and the real debate over market-rate housing development.

The Sierra Club and the luxury-housing developer

Northern Alameda chapter backs San Leandro project in a sign that the pro-growth forces are trying to take over the environmental group.

Finding out why ‘All Your Favorite Music is (Probably) Black’

Composer Mark Montgomery French tells another side of American musical history with his multimedia presentation at MOAD.

Review: In ‘Seascape,’ a day at the beach—with giant lizards

ACT's production of Edward Albee's Pulitzer-winning play weighs big questions on domestic, and reptilian, scales.

Screen Grabs: Fighting for survival in ‘Arctic’ and courting death in Norwegian black metal

Plus: 'Last Black Man in San Francisco' triumphs at Sundance and little-known German and Swedish gems

50 years later, the lessons of the Santa Barbara oil spill

The disaster that marked the birth of the modern US environmental movement happened half a century ago -- and now Trump wants to repeat the mistakes.

Arts Forecast: Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore confronts queer assimilation in ‘Sketchtasy’

Plus: Mozart's birthday, SF Movement Arts Fest, Jasmine Infiniti, and coastal light sculptures

Protesters call for public control of PG&E — and it makes such perfect sense

Sustainable electricity is key to fighting climate change, and public ownership is the only way to get sustainable electricity. Why is this even a debate?

What the regional housing “compact” amounts to — so far

Plenty of bills that will please developers and landlords; not so many for tenants and vulnerable communities.

Screen Grabs: Our favorite movies of the year (and what’s on now)

From Araby to The 12th Man, here are our picks of 2018. Plus: The World Before Your Feet, 2001: A Space Odyssey, more.