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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How Climate Change Is Challeng...

Dec 6, 2018 by

Experts say mounting environmental pressures will make people sicker, and that the health-care system will play a major role in averting disaster.

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This Badass 15-Year-Old Just S...

Dec 5, 2018 by

Our leaders are behaving like children,” she told the UN summit.

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The Democratic Party Wants to ...

Dec 5, 2018 by

After years of infighting, the Democrats may finally have found an environmental consensus in the Green New Deal.

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In the Face of Extinction, We ...

Dec 3, 2018 by

Researching and writing about the impacts of runaway climate change, as I’ve been doing now for too many years, I’ve watched several patterns recur.

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An Unthinkable, Inevitable Res...

Dec 3, 2018 by

Resilient design can’t save every human settlement from wildfires, drought, flooding, and other anthropogenic natural disasters. In some cases, we will have to consider retreat.

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Oceans Highlighted in Dire Whi...

Dec 1, 2018 by

Last week, the White House released the Fourth National Climate Assessment, a dire warning on climate change risks and impacts across the U.S.

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The Elders demand urgent clima...

Dec 1, 2018 by

G20 countries must take decisive, long-overdue action to cut emissions and end fossil fuel subsidies to avoid irreversible climate catastrophe.

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We broke down what climate cha...

Nov 30, 2018 by

Yeah, we read each chapter of the report so you don’t have to.

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COP24: Nationalism and the cha...

Nov 29, 2018 by

At a world gathering on climate change this weekend, nations will face a key political test: whether they can transcend the narrowness of nationalism in favor of cooperation. All eyes will be on the US and China.

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Knowledge, Ignorance and Clima...

Nov 26, 2018 by

Philosophers have been talking about skepticism for a long time. Some of those insights can shed light on our public discourse regarding climate change.

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In a massive new report, feder...

Nov 24, 2018 by

In a massive new report, federal scientists contradict President Trump and assert that climate change is an intensifying danger to the United States. Too bad it came out on a holiday.

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NYC plans to cut its biggest s...

Nov 23, 2018 by

New York City, already a relatively sustainable town, could reach new green heights if a certain city lawmaker has his way.

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Tribes risk exploitation when ...

Nov 23, 2018 by

The trash and toxic runoff are bad enough. They are killing off the tribe’s local fish population and medicinal plants.

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Climate change on track to mak...

Nov 19, 2018 by

Insurance giant IAG has warned a failure to reduce greenhouse gas emissions could result in a world that is “pretty much uninsurable”, with poorer communities likely to bear the brunt of the effects.

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The bizarre and frightening co...

Nov 16, 2018 by

The Camp Fire, which destroyed the town of Paradise, is now the most destructive to ever hit California and the deadliest wildfire in modern American history.

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Your Children’s Yellowstone Wi...

Nov 16, 2018 by

In Yellowstone National Park, warming has brought rapid changes.
Winters are shorter. Less snow is falling.
Summers are hotter and drier.
In a few decades, this iconic American landscape will not be the same

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The New Politics of Climate Ch...

Nov 16, 2018 by

The dust is settling on the 2018 midterms—and no plan to fight global warming has emerged unscathed.

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Call climate change what it is...

Nov 14, 2018 by

Social unrest and famine, superstorms and droughts. Places, species and human beings – none will be spared. Welcome to Occupy Earth

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The Left Lung of the Planet &#...

Nov 10, 2018 by

Africa’s Congo Basin is home to the second-largest rainforest on the planet. But according to a new study, this may soon not be the case. It finds that at current rates of deforestation, all primary forest will be gone by the end of the century.

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Up Against Big Oil in the Midt...

Nov 8, 2018 by

The election produced some wins for the climate, but also underscored the power of the fossil fuel industry.

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The Green New Deal: How to fix...

Nov 6, 2018 by

We’ve all heard the excuse that fighting climate change will cost jobs.

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New UN Report Warns of Impendi...

Nov 2, 2018 by

One of the penalties of an ecological education is that one lives alone in a world of wounds. Much of the damage inflicted on land is quite invisible to laymen.

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UN Says Climate Genocide Is Co...

Nov 1, 2018 by

Life after warming, you now have permission to freak out.

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James Hansen’s Views On Climat...

Oct 31, 2018 by

Two weeks of being in a bubble of climate talks felt like time had stopped, with nothing else on my mind but the COP even days after.

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What’s Really Needed to Fight ...

Oct 31, 2018 by

Who will close the gap?

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Big Oil is using brute financi...

Oct 26, 2018 by

There is seemingly no limit to the fossil fuel money that will fight decarbonization.

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Trump has an F in science. Can...

Oct 26, 2018 by

It’s no secret that President Trump doesn’t have a firm grasp of climate science.

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Leaders move past Trump to pro...

Oct 26, 2018 by

Far more must be invested in adapting to warming, says new global commission that aims to rebuild political will after US withdrawal from Paris agreement

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Rising sea levels will claim h...

Oct 26, 2018 by

Third of coastline cannot be affordably protected, government climate change advisers say, with current plans ‘not fit for purpose…

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