National Geographic 48 Environ...

Apr 17, 2019 by

As Earth Day turns 49, we take a look back at the biggest milestones in environmental protection.

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Elizabeth Warren raises the pr...

Apr 17, 2019 by

Of all the federal agencies in Trump’s Washington, the Department of Defense might be the one least equipped to dismiss climate change given its obvious danger to the safety of coastal bases and troops.

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100 Million Tree-Planting Init...

Apr 16, 2019 by

The Arbor Day Foundation recently announced its Time for Trees initiative, which aims to plant 100 million trees by 2022.

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THE TRUTH IS WORTH IT | Unders...

Apr 16, 2019 by

Last year, Times journalists Nicholas Casey and Josh Haner traveled 600 miles off Ecuador’s coast to the Galápagos, showing the effects of a warming ocean on the creatures that Darwin once studied.

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A Shocking Discovery Shows Jus...

Apr 16, 2019 by

Tiny bits of plastic likely blown from big cities 100 miles to the south have appeared in the remote French Pyrenees.

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Climate Change & The Exti...

Apr 15, 2019 by

In other words, it’s a socialist movement designed to impose the will of the people on the governments of the world. Oh, dear. Lots of people won’t like that! Is it having any effect?

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The Right’s New Rallying Cry i...

Apr 12, 2019 by

HELSINKI, Finland — When they really wanted to rile up conservative voters this spring, the politicians from Finland’s nationalist party made a beeline for the rawest subject in this year’s general election.

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Purity vs. Pragmatism, Environ...

Apr 11, 2019 by

A surprising, important difference between the Green New Deal and Medicare for all.

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When dam burst, here’s how one...

Apr 9, 2019 by

Flooding is a perennial danger for people living along Great Plains watersheds. But this spring the challenge has been epic in scale, calling forth individual resilience and the bonds of community.

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It’s not your imagination. All...

Apr 8, 2019 by

Pollen allergy seasons continue to get longer and more intense as temperatures rise.

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The Imminent Collapse of the “...

Apr 5, 2019 by

Thwaites glacier in West Antarctica are enormous in size and often referred to as the most dangerous glacier on Earth.

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Shell shows how Big Oil cracks...

Apr 5, 2019 by

Royal Dutch Shell, one of the world’s biggest oil companies, recently said it had dropped out of a Washington D.C. industry lobbying group, American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers, or AFPM. Why? Because Shell supports the Paris Agreement on climate change and the lobbying group doesn’t.

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 A glacier the size of Florida...

Apr 4, 2019 by

Thwaites glacier in West Antarctica is enormous and is often referred to as the most dangerous glacier on Earth. It has also been dubbed the doomsday glacier. The glacier holds two feet…

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How America got into this clim...

Apr 2, 2019 by

Walking into “Nature’s Nation,” an art exhibit at the Princeton University Art Museum that explored climate change through history, I got goosebumps. The collection is made up of more than 100 works of art in a variety of media, including contemporary pieces like Hegarty’s “Fallen Bierstadt” — which I had seen before, but only in photographs.

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Netflix’s Our Planet Says What...

Apr 2, 2019 by

In a groundbreaking move, the beautiful but uncomfortable documentary forces viewers to acknowledge their own complicity in the decline of nature.

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Fed official: Climate change i...

Mar 27, 2019 by

Climate change was already worrying enough — now a report from the U.S. central bank cautions that rising temperatures and extreme storms could eventually trigger a financial collapse.

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Can Exxon Mobil Protect Mozamb...

Mar 26, 2019 by

The money could make the country more resilient — if it doesn’t just end up causing more conflict and corruption.

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“I’m Fighting for My Future”—A...

Mar 15, 2019 by

Youth school strikes around the world are just the start.

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The beautiful, apocalyptic app...

Mar 4, 2019 by

Why this climate change data is on flip-flops, leggings, and cars

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How the Weather Gets Weaponize...

Mar 1, 2019 by

Welcome to the weather wars. As battle lines harden between climate advocates and deniers, both are increasingly using bouts of extreme weather as a weapon to try to win people to their side.

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The Best Books About Climate C...

Feb 26, 2019 by

Climate change is an undeniable phenomenon. It’s accepted as truth by nearly 100% of the scientific community.

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‘The Uninhabitable Earth’ puts...

Feb 19, 2019 by

‘The Uninhabitable Earth’ puts words to a future you don’t want to live in

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Climate Change Isn’t Just Fryi...

Feb 18, 2019 by

“We kind of lose our cool.”

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Real climate coverage names na...

Feb 15, 2019 by

But mostly, real climate journalism is about asking the right, and sometimes vexing, questions.

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A California coalition is tack...

Feb 15, 2019 by

Decarbonizing buildings: it’s tedious, but oh so necessary.

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What a Sen. Mark Kelly Could M...

Feb 13, 2019 by

The Trump administration thinks the next frontier is the moon—but Kelly doesn’t agree.

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Key West Bans Some Sunscreens ...

Feb 11, 2019 by

“It’s our obligation.”

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Winter Storm Jayden, the Polar...

Feb 6, 2019 by

Climate change can also bring extreme cold. Here are three things we think people need to know about Winter Storm Jayden, the latest polar vortex to engulf the country and climate change.

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Cooper Hewitt to Showcase Desi...

Feb 5, 2019 by

As a polar vortex sweeps across the nation, we are again forced to confront the new realities of a changing climate. Luckily, some architects and designers are collaborating with scientists, engineers, and environmentalists to develop solutions to social and environmental issues caused by global warming.

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Rising Temperatures Could Melt...

Feb 4, 2019 by

NEW DELHI — Rising temperatures in the Himalayas, home to most of the world’s tallest mountains, will melt at least one-third of the region’s glaciers by the end of the century even if the world’s most ambitious climate change targets are met, according to a report released Monday.

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