Revealed: the 20 firms behind ...

Oct 14, 2019 by

[Translate] The polluters Chevron’s Kern River oil field in Bakersfield, California. Photograph: Guardian Design New data shows how...

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What Did Hurricane Dorian Do t...

Oct 14, 2019 by

Fearing devastation, scientists have begun their survey.

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Here’s why California is...

Oct 13, 2019 by

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has cut the power on millions of Californians. It is a pre-emptive move to cut the company’s liabilities for potential wildfires. The announcement and subsequent handling of this forced blackout has been chaotic.

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Trump, Putin and friends are w...

Oct 12, 2019 by

“Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof” is an oft-quoted aphorism from the King James Bible. It basically means that there are enough problems in the present that one should not only avoid adding to them, but not worry too much about the future.

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Climate Change Could Turn the ...

Oct 11, 2019 by

The world will be watching. People could die.

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‘Remember When Google...

Oct 11, 2019 by

Google, whose unofficial company motto was once “Don’t be evil,” counts major deniers of the climate crisis among the groups “that receive the most substantial contributions” from the tech giant’s U.S. Government Affairs and Public Policy team.

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Elizabeth Warren’s new climate...

Oct 11, 2019 by

A number of Democratic candidates for president have released ambitious environmental plans that make the environmental platforms of yore look like yesterday’s lunch.

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New Study Warns 5 Billion Peop...

Oct 10, 2019 by

“If we continue on this trajectory, ecosystems will be unable to provide natural insurance in the face of climate change-induced impacts on food, water, and infrastructure.”

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What Are Californians Supposed...

Oct 10, 2019 by

PG&E is turning off the power to protect against another fire. It’s created a new kind of disaster.

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On Climate Change, Biden Has a...

Oct 9, 2019 by

When Michaelyn Mankel approached Joseph R. Biden Jr. at an Iowa steak fry last month to demand dramatic action on climate change, the former vice president clasped the 24-year-old’s hands and assured her, “You’ve got a better deal from me than anybody.”

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How to save sinking cities and...

Oct 8, 2019 by

New research finds that a two-pronged approach is necessary to fight things like sea-level rise and ocean acidification.

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In European First, Proposed Co...

Oct 8, 2019 by

“When we’re in the beginning of an ecological and climate collapse,” said the lawmaker who introduced the measure, “I hope we can re-think our relationship with Nature.”

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The Blob: A marine heatwave la...

Oct 8, 2019 by

In the fall of 2013, scientists in Washington noticed a strange physical phenomenon surfacing in the Pacific Ocean — a vast patch of unusually warm water moving through the Pacific.

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Want to know what climate chan...

Oct 8, 2019 by

Adrienne Titus was heading back to her parents’ village on a sweltering afternoon in early July when she saw the dead salmon.

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As Sea Levels Rise, So Do Ghos...

Oct 8, 2019 by

Saltwater is killing woodlands along the East Coast, sometimes surprisingly far from the sea.

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 In The Mountains, Climate Cha...

Oct 7, 2019 by

The melting of glaciers and loss of snow has a cascading effect for ecosystems, agriculture and billions of people downstream.

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New York City Wants to Put a C...

Oct 7, 2019 by

The island, which has an unusual history and considerable real estate potential, could host a complex devoted to climate policy under the plan, which is in its early stages.

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Why the Building Sector May Be...

Oct 4, 2019 by

Architects have enormous sway in specifying building materials and modes of operation; they also understand the political, budget, and client-education barriers to executing zero-carbon designs better than anyone.

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A Major Fossil Fuel State Is J...

Oct 4, 2019 by

Pennsylvania is the nation’s No. 2 natural gas producer, and No. 3 in coal. Its governor says ‘we need to get serious’ about the climate crisis.

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This situation brings me to de...

Oct 4, 2019 by

Two Australian scientists speak of their personal grief and anxiety concerning the conditions of the iconic Great Barrier Reef. Reposted from The Conversation with permission.

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Hard Times in the Climate Deni...

Oct 3, 2019 by

Last week, the Heartland Institute was again trumpeting climate science denial at its 13th “International Conference on Climate Change” at the Trump Hotel in Washington, D.C. But by a number of measures, the Chicago-based free market think tank’s science denial doesn’t exactly seem to be a growing — or cohesive — movement at this point.

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Los Angeles, a City Known for ...

Oct 3, 2019 by

The effort starts with its first-ever forest officer.

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Oceans face dire threats from ...

Oct 3, 2019 by

Can something under threat also be a source of its own salvation? Climate change is wreaking havoc on the oceans. But the seas also hold tremendous potential for mitigation.

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Houston’s pocket prairies: Nat...

Oct 3, 2019 by

Humans are innovators and tend to look to technology to solve problems. But increasingly, people are turning to the natural world for solutions as well. For Houston, that means reintroducing the prairie.

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A Huge Iceberg Split From Anta...

Oct 2, 2019 by

A massive iceberg with the robotic sounding name D28 has separated in recent days from an ice sheet in Antarctica, prompting both awe and concern around the world.

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The most controversial climate...

Oct 1, 2019 by

Is geoengineering a devil’s bargain of climate change?

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These scientists are trying to...

Sep 30, 2019 by

Tiny glass beads might seem an unlikely hero in the fight against climate change, but they may end up playing an outsize role in tackling one of the natural world’s most dire predicaments.

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What Kind of Problem Is Climat...

Sep 30, 2019 by

Knowing the answer might force us toward a real solution.

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Tufted Puffins, Gray Wolves, a...

Sep 30, 2019 by

Experts say that most species listed under the Endangered Species Act will be affected in one way or another.

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Oceans face dire threats from ...

Sep 27, 2019 by

Can something under threat also be a source of its own salvation? Climate change is wreaking havoc on the oceans. But the seas also hold tremendous potential for mitigation.

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