From Big Money to Big Tech, ho...

Jan 21, 2020 by

For the first time in the history of the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report, severe threats to the climate account for all five of the top spots for most likely long-term risks.

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In Australia’s Burning F...

Jan 8, 2020 by

‘Nobody saw it coming this soon,’ one scientist said. ‘It’s likely the forests won’t be coming back as we know them.’

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The climate policy milestone t...

Jan 8, 2020 by

When President Trump signed a $1.4 trillion spending package in December to keep the government funded through 2020, there was a climate policy milestone buried in the budget. For the first time ever, the government allocated funding for a federal agency to conduct geoengineering research.

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Barclays pressured by sharehol...

Jan 8, 2020 by

A group of Barclays (BARC.L) shareholders coordinated by responsible investment lobby group ShareAction want the bank to phase out financing fossil fuels, stepping up pressure on one of Europe’s biggest funders of the sector.

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The Shocking Size of the Austr...

Jan 3, 2020 by

The devastating California wildfires of 2018 and last year’s fires in the Amazon rainforest made international headlines and shocked the world, but in terms of size they are far smaller than the current bushfire crisis in Australia, where approximately 12 million acres have been burned to date.

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Australia Braces for More Deva...

Jan 3, 2020 by

Australia is bracing for what is expected to be the worst weekend yet in an already devastating climate-fueled wildfire season that has ravaged the southeastern part of the country, killed at least 18 people and nearly half a billion animals, and destroyed 14.5 million acres of land.

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Birth strike, flygskam, Pyroce...

Dec 30, 2019 by

It was another year in which natural disasters occurred with unnatural force and frequency: Mozambique was submerged by two deadly cyclones, some of its worst storms of record; Japan, Australia, and the southern U.S. sizzled in heat waves; and even the Arctic was on fire.

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Has the Climate Crisis in Afgh...

Dec 27, 2019 by

It has been two years since severe drought forced twenty nine-year old Amena and her four children to leave their village Petaw Qol in Waras. Now, they reside in Bamyan city.

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Sizzling Arctic: Top 5 Climate...

Dec 11, 2019 by

NOAA has issued its annual report on the Arctic. It is a big report, but there are some terrifying findings.

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New England fishing communitie...

Dec 11, 2019 by

“There are communities that are just not going to be fishing communities anymore.”

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A Russian village is being ove...

Dec 9, 2019 by

Some 60 polar bears are loitering near Ryrkaipy in Chukotka Russia, a new occurrence which is prompting some to suggest permanent evacuation.

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Jane Fonda: We Have to Live Li...

Dec 6, 2019 by

I don’t want to look back and wonder what more I could have done to save our planet.

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Iceland Fights Climate Change ...

Dec 5, 2019 by

What can you do if you’re a smallish island in the North Atlantic with a lot of snow and a melting economy? Quite a lot, it turns out, if you’re prepared to put local people’s needs first.

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Noam Chomsky: Democratic Party...

Nov 21, 2019 by

As the 2020 election race heats up, U.S. politics, the nation’s political culture as a whole, and even the future of organized human life are at a crossroads.

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A meteorologist bets his caree...

Nov 20, 2019 by

Climate change journalism is having a moment. Earlier this fall the flood gates opened as hundreds of international news outlets cranked out thousands of climate stories.

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Got flight shame? Would you pa...

Nov 20, 2019 by

Flight shame — that guilty feeling for traveling by air because of its large impact on the climate — is making some customers think twice before flying.

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Giant Floating Solar Farms Cou...

Nov 15, 2019 by

Millions of solar panels clustered together to form an island could convert carbon dioxide in seawater into methanol, which can fuel airplanes and trucks, according to new research from Norway and Switzerland and published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences journal, PNAS, as NBC News reported.

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‘Racism dictates who gets dump...

Nov 14, 2019 by

Five luminaries explain the concept of ‘environmental justice’ and reveal why, alongside the climate crisis, it is one of the most pressing issues of our time   

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The businesses that are — and ...

Nov 13, 2019 by

When president Trump announced his plans to withdraw from the Paris Agreement in 2017, businesses spoke out en masse in opposition to this plan — conveying that long-term, global competitiveness demands climate action.

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One of the country’s biggest c...

Nov 13, 2019 by

This past summer, members of Congress and environmental groups began using the hashtag #ChamberofCarbon to call out the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for its anti-climate agenda.

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How fungi could help stem our ...

Nov 11, 2019 by

THEY REALLY ARE MAGIC

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Disrupting Climate Change Thro...

Nov 8, 2019 by

The only way to get ahead of a crisis as large as climate change is through groundbreaking technological innovation in clean energy and low-carbon technologies.

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Forged in Fire: California’s L...

Nov 8, 2019 by

The words came bellowing from a burly man who had just pulled up to the pile of ash that once was his home in Paradise, California.

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REI’s Opt-to-Act plan wi...

Nov 8, 2019 by

Because a single day of #OptOutside isn’t enough for real action.

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Italy Becomes First Country to...

Nov 6, 2019 by

Italy has stepped into the forefront of environmental education by adding the climate crisis and sustainable development as a mandatory part of the curriculum, the country’s education minister announced Tuesday, as The New York Times reported.

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Trump officially turned his ba...

Nov 4, 2019 by

The Trump White House has made it official, giving notice that it will pull out of the Paris climate agreement and leave the United States as the only nation in the world failing to participate.

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Greta Thunberg rejects major c...

Oct 30, 2019 by

The teenage climate activist said the planet “doesn’t need any more awards.”

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15 Canadian Kids Sue Their Gov...

Oct 29, 2019 by

Young people sue government over climate change.

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Race to Save the World: Expert...

Oct 25, 2019 by

Climate-crisis experts discussed solutions for the warming world, epidemics, and food scarcity at a D.C. event hosted by The Daily Beast and Pfizer.

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India Builds Resilient Homes t...

Oct 23, 2019 by

The southern India state of Kerala, having lost almost a million homes in two disastrous floods in 2018 and 2019, is trying to adapt to climate change by building homes for the poor that are flood-resistant.

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