‘Trollbots’ Swarm ...

Sep 16, 2019 by

A new tool is tracking automated and otherwise questionable social media accounts as they sow disinformation, discord and division. Climate change is a target.

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The problem with putting a dea...

Sep 16, 2019 by

Readers of The New Yorker woke up last Sunday morning to find that Jonathan Franzen — the infamous bird-watcher previously pilloried for arguing that concern about climate change distracted from conservation — was at it again.

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How a Revolution in Climate Sc...

Sep 16, 2019 by

“The court room is a new frontier around addressing climate change.”

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Interior Dept. Takes Next Step...

Sep 13, 2019 by

The Trump administration reached a milestone this week in its plan to open a pristine part of Alaska to oil and gas development with the release of a final report on the environmental impact of the plan.

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Artist plants a living forest ...

Sep 12, 2019 by

Austria’s Wörthersee football stadium is now thriving with life in an installation that is as beautiful as it is chilling.

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The climate solution Democrats...

Sep 12, 2019 by

“We cannot just put it in the soil and the forests. And that is not something that very many candidates understand or are talking about.”

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Meat and plastic sales are slo...

Sep 11, 2019 by

As environmental awareness spreads, shoppers are making different choices.

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What Is Nitrous Oxide and Why ...

Sep 11, 2019 by

Despite its increasing role in global warming and effect on the ozone layer, little has been done to rein in this climate pollutant. One big reason: agriculture.

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5 ways we need to adapt to cli...

Sep 11, 2019 by

To avoid the worst consequences of global warming, report after report has stressed the importance of cutting emissions.

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How Big Oil Blocked the Nation...

Sep 10, 2019 by

Few outside Inslee’s circle of advisers knew that one of the nation’s most ardent advocates of climate action had been working for weeks to forge an alliance with one of the state’s leading greenhouse gas polluters—the oil giant BP.

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The World’s Oceans Are Poised ...

Sep 10, 2019 by

The earth’s oceans are the source of all life. Covering 140 million square miles — some 72% of the earth’s surface — the oceans determine much about what happens with climate and weather.

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How does rural America want th...

Sep 10, 2019 by

Over 100 people joined to engage in the conversation and ask questions of the panelists. If you missed the event or weren’t able to join for the full discussion, we’ve got you covered:

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Top Things Individuals can do ...

Sep 10, 2019 by

The topic of climate change is extremely controversial in today’s world as the impacts of this are being seen at all different corners of the globe. 

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Hundreds of Amazon employees p...

Sep 9, 2019 by

Organizers want to see the company reduce its carbon footprint, cancel contracts with fossil fuel companies, and stop lobbying for politicians who deny climate change. 

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After State Rejects Gas Pipeli...

Sep 9, 2019 by

UK-based National Grid, already under scrutiny at home, is now tangling with New York’s governor over plans for a new pipeline under Lower New York Bay.

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On climate change, younger Rep...

Sep 9, 2019 by

Our overheating planet is splitting the Grand Old Party. Recent surveys suggest that Generation Z and Millennial Republicans care about the climate much more than their elders — and, get this, maybe as much as younger Democrats do.

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The World Wastes Tons of Food....

Sep 9, 2019 by

“Happy hour” at the S-market store in the working-class neighborhood of Vallila happens far from the liquor aisles and isn’t exactly convivial.

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This Entire Week Has Been Incr...

Sep 9, 2019 by

Greta Thunberg, a Swedish climate activist who sailed across an ocean, spent Friday with New Yorkers striking for what they believe.

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Big Oil undermines U.N. climat...

Sep 6, 2019 by

Major oil companies have approved $50 billion of projects since last year that will not be economically viable if governments implement the Paris Agreement on climate change, think-tank Carbon Tracker said in a report published on Friday.

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5 Takeaways From the Democrats...

Sep 5, 2019 by

Over a marathon seven hours on Wednesday, 10 of the Democratic presidential candidates participated in back-to-back CNN town hall events on climate change, fielding questions from audience members and several of the network’s top anchors.

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How Has Climate Change Affecte...

Sep 4, 2019 by

The links between hurricanes and climate change are complex, but some aspects are getting clearer.

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Can Europe make trade into a t...

Sep 4, 2019 by

Many increasingly see environmental crises like the fires in the Amazon as global concerns. But how can remote actors like the EU make a difference, especially when regional players seem uninterested?

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US Climate Politics History Le...

Sep 3, 2019 by

A couple of years ago, Nathaniel’s editors asked him to take on an unusual task: write an entire issue-length article about climate change.

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Can we stop stupid politics fr...

Sep 3, 2019 by

It seems like every Democratic presidential candidate wants to get farmers sucking carbon out of the air and sticking it in the ground.

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A climate-change frontier in t...

Sep 3, 2019 by

The world’s northernmost town of Longyearbyen in Svalbard is struggling to cope with the effects of climate change.

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USDA Buries Sweeping Plan Prio...

Aug 30, 2019 by

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) prevented the release of a plan for how the agency can effectively respond to the impacts of climate change, such as by reducing greenhouse gas emissions through practices like increasing carbon storage in crops and soils.

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A Southern Governor’s Cl...

Aug 30, 2019 by

The state’s Republican-controlled legislature remains an obstacle to big changes, so the administration is looking for work-arounds and short-term wins.

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One Very Bad Habit Is Fueling ...

Aug 30, 2019 by

It’s called “wishcycling,” and pretty much all of us do it.

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3 features sustainability lead...

Aug 29, 2019 by

Nearly 40% of millennials – now the largest generation in the American workforce – report choosing a job because of the employer’s approach to corporate sustainability.

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Europe is warming faster than ...

Aug 29, 2019 by

More than 90 percent of weather stations studied showed the climate was warming, a percentage too high to purely be from natural climate variability, say researchers.

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