The Green New Deal Hits Its Fi...

Jan 18, 2019 by

A key activist group has quietly dropped its support for carbon-capture technology, which scientists say will be crucial to fighting global warming.

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Doctors call on the health sec...

Jan 18, 2019 by

Climate change could take a greater toll on global health than previously estimated.

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New study reminds us of the si...

Jan 17, 2019 by

“That’s just the tip of the iceberg, so to speak. As the Antarctic ice sheet continues to melt away, we expect multi-meter sea level rise from Antarctica in the coming centuries,”

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Only you (and a bunch of goats...

Jan 15, 2019 by

California has a wildfire problem — and it’s been getting worse and worse thanks to climate change. As communities figure out how best to prepare for future wildfires, some are calling in an unstoppable force of nature: goats.

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California’s largest utility j...

Jan 14, 2019 by

PG&E faces billions of dollars in liability from wildfires exacerbated by rising temperatures and drought.

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Warming oceans likely to raise...

Jan 10, 2019 by

Seawater temperature is rising faster than predicted, which is likely to worsen extreme weather events around the world

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U.S. Carbon Pollution Surged i...

Jan 8, 2019 by

It’s an ominous sign for America’s ability to meet its goals under the Paris Agreement on climate change.

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Why should I sacrifice when bi...

Jan 3, 2019 by

Have you ever heard the credo “every day, once a day, give yourself a present?” It comes from Agent Dale Cooper in Twin Peaks, and personally, I live by it.I propose a slight modification: Every day, once a day, give your future self a present … by doing something to counteract climate change. Certainly less catchy, but a more noble motto nonetheless.

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Jay Inslee Is Betting He Can W...

Jan 2, 2019 by

The Washington governor believes his focus on the environment will resonate with voters. But can he persuade enough Americans to pay attention to him?

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The case for “conditional opti...

Dec 31, 2018 by

Limiting the damage requires rapid, radical change — but such changes have happened before.

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California’s coastal hab...

Dec 31, 2018 by

Climate change is transforming the state’s coast but with habitats hemmed in by cliffs, condos and farms, pre-emptive action is needed to preserve biodiversity

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Trump Imperils the Planet

Dec 27, 2018 by

Endangered species, climate change — the administration is taking the country, and the world, backward.

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Scientists Are Fighting Climat...

Dec 24, 2018 by

“Every little bit helps.”

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‘We are at war’: N...

Dec 21, 2018 by

Rat-related callouts rise as experts say warming temperatures are helping New York’s rats feed and mate longer into the year

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Studies Warn of Increasing Sea...

Dec 21, 2018 by

Ice loss in the Antarctic has tripled in just the last decade alone, and is currently losing 219 billion metric tons of ice annually. That number is up from 73 billion metric tons per year as of a decade ago.

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THIS IS BIG

Dec 21, 2018 by

Amid all the sobering stories and projections about climate change in the news lately, we have some upbeat news to share. Our hard work is having a BIG impact.

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This Year’s Extreme Weather Sh...

Dec 20, 2018 by

“You have to think 10, 20, 30, and 100 years ahead. And nobody budgets or plans for that.”

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10 endangered species the Trum...

Dec 19, 2018 by

A new report describes the 10 species most at risk from policies proposed by the current administration.

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Agriculture is a big climate p...

Dec 19, 2018 by

Farmers need to act immediately, he pointed out, if the world hopes to stay below 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) of average global temperature rise — the threshold where some of the worst effects of climate change start to present themselves.

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Penguin Poop, Seen From Space,...

Dec 19, 2018 by

We didn’t believe it either.

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Trump’s White House Will Have ...

Dec 18, 2018 by

The bill is now on the mayor’s desk.

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A moral test at climate summit...

Dec 15, 2018 by

The Paris Agreement was forged in a spirit of unified commitment. Now world leaders must determine how to quantify the obligation to aid developing nations in an energy transition.

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China demands developed countr...

Dec 14, 2018 by

Key sticking point at UN negotiations is how countries should account for their greenhouse gas emissions

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‘Future-proofing’ is how you s...

Dec 14, 2018 by

There’s a new term for all the work needed to prepare coasts and cities for the consequences of climate change, and it’s blissfully free of the words “climate change.”

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John Kerry: Forget Trump. We A...

Dec 13, 2018 by

If we fail, it won’t be just the president’s fault.

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AIA Issues Climate Change Call...

Dec 12, 2018 by

AIA President Carl Elefante issued a letter today stating, “As architects, we have unique skills to explain the challenge to a wide audience, and the design knowledge to find more ways to reduce building emissions … But we must not wait.”

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An Upheaval at the Ends of the...

Dec 12, 2018 by

Two new reports find that the North and South Poles face an “unprecedented” climate future.

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The Planet Has Seen Sudden War...

Dec 11, 2018 by

In some ways, the planet’s worst mass extinction — 250 million years ago, at the end of the Permian Period — may parallel climate change today.

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Demonstrators at UN Climate Su...

Dec 10, 2018 by

Thousands of climate activists marched here in Katowice, Poland, on Saturday, calling for world leaders to do more to keep rising greenhouse gas emissions in check. It was the only permitted protest during the 2-week UN climate talks.

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A Natural Path for U.S. Climat...

Dec 7, 2018 by

The country could mitigate a fifth of its carbon emissions through natural solutions.

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