It's disappointing when the venerable magazine serves up this kind of sloppy advice column.
Energy & Environment
The litigation campaign can be stopped.
The suit also challenges the Trump administration's attempts to curb states' freedom to set their own emissions standards.
The Empire State should keep its wrong-headed, draconian, expensive emissions cuts to itself.
Krugman completely ignores wind energy’s massive footprint and the growing backlash against the wind industry.
Rivers' "rights" will be enforced by radical environmentalists, backed by cadres of trial lawyers, in a campaign funded by rich extremists.
It is no secret that states such as California and New York don’t have enough housing to meet demand. But the problem isn’t limited to the coasts.
For a newspaper that prides itself on its supposed devotion to science, the New York Times sure does publish a lot of tripe anthropomorphizing plants.
If everything has rights, in the end, nothing will.
I worry a great deal about the precedents set by enlisting the language of rights for non-human things, animal or inanimate.