The good news about climate ch...

Dec 3, 2019 by

The American people have made it clear that they want to see swift and strong action on climate change. Ask your Member of Congress to cosponsor the 100% Clean Economy Act of 2019.

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What small businesses can do a...

Nov 6, 2019 by

My articles for Yale Climate Connections have focused on steps various sectors might take to reduce the amount of greenhouse gases emitted into the atmosphere.

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Bill McKibben on U.S. Withdraw...

Nov 5, 2019 by

The Trump administration notified the United Nations Monday that it would withdraw the U.S. from the historic Paris climate agreement, starting a year-long process to leave the international pact to fight the climate crisis.

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Rising Sea Levels Pose Threat ...

Nov 5, 2019 by

The figure is based on new analysis and more than three times the previous estimate.

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Failing nuclear industry pushi...

Oct 24, 2019 by

A bailout proposed by the nuclear industry would cost tax and ratepayers billions, while starving demand for wind and solar

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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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Trump moves to allow logging i...

Aug 28, 2019 by

Meanwhile, the Amazon burns.

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California is gaining allies i...

Aug 19, 2019 by

A national divide is growing.

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Newark hands out bottled water...

Aug 14, 2019 by

Water issues are becoming more prevalent around the country even as the EPA says it is prioritizing the issue.

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Newark hands out bottled water...

Aug 12, 2019 by

Water issues are becoming more prevalent around the country even as the EPA says it is prioritizing the issue.

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Environmental racism is bad fo...

Aug 7, 2019 by

Two new books highlight how pollution is corrupting the bodies — and minds — of people of color.

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Six shocking climate events th...

Jul 9, 2019 by

Heat waves, melting glaciers, and wasp “super nests.”

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U.N. Chief Warns Paris Climate...

Jul 1, 2019 by

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates—U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres took his global message urging immediate climate action to officials gathered in the United Arab Emirates on Sunday, where production of hydrocarbons remains a key driver of the economy.

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General Electric’s multi-billi...

Jun 27, 2019 by

A new report says the industrial giant misread the tea leaves on clean energy  —  and should serve as a warning to businesses worldwide.

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Renewables are winning the eco...

Jun 18, 2019 by

By 2030, wind and solar will “undercut existing coal and gas almost everywhere.”

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Austin is proving that cities ...

May 29, 2019 by

This month, the capital of Texas voted to support the Green New Deal.

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How We Can Dim the Sun to Surv...

May 1, 2019 by


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Reconstituted climate advisory...

Apr 4, 2019 by

Two years ago, when Donald Trump arrived at the White House with his machete, he whacked a number of advisory committees, including the Advisory Committee for the Sustained National Climate Assessment.

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Valve turners try to shut off ...

Feb 5, 2019 by

Four climate activists attempted to shut down the Enbridge Line 3 and Line 4 pipelines, which carry oil from Canada’s tar sands region into the U.S., on Monday.

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The Green New Deal Hits Its Fi...

Jan 18, 2019 by

A key activist group has quietly dropped its support for carbon-capture technology, which scientists say will be crucial to fighting global warming.

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Trump’s White House Will Have ...

Dec 18, 2018 by

The bill is now on the mayor’s desk.

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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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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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How to Move From Concern to Ac...

Dec 2, 2018 by

A study conducted by The Yale Program on Climate Communication has determined that only 21% of all Americans are actively doing something to address Climate Change in their everyday lives…

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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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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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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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Worry Wards

Oct 31, 2018 by

How might environmental anxiety impact the midterm elections? Grist looked at the nation’s most competitive House races.

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Unintended consequences: Clima...

Oct 21, 2018 by

As the effects of climate change begin to take a tangible toll, should we be thinking more seriously about geoengineering?

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Amid dire climate warnings, bl...

Oct 18, 2018 by

With thousands of scientists calling for transformational climate action, many Americans are looking to local governments to lead the climate action charge.

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