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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 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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The most controversial climate...

Oct 1, 2019 by

Is geoengineering a devil’s bargain of climate change?

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Al Gore: The Climate Crisis Is...

Sep 20, 2019 by

We have the tools. Now we are building the political power.

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Just How Good Is the Impossibl...

Sep 19, 2019 by

Meat consumption is a huge driver of global warming, from deforestation to cow farts. Meatless meat isn’t a miracle, though.

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Money Is the Oxygen on Which t...

Sep 18, 2019 by

What if the banking, asset-management, and insurance industries moved away from fossil fuels?

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Fossil fuel companies roll out...

Sep 17, 2019 by

Forget “climate change” and “global warming”: Environmental advocates are increasingly using phrases that emphasize the urgency of our planetary pickle, such as “climate crisis,” “climate emergency,” and “existential threat.”

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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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The climate solution Democrats...

Sep 12, 2019 by

“We cannot just put it in the soil and the forests. And that is not something that very many candidates understand or are talking about.”

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What Is Nitrous Oxide and Why ...

Sep 11, 2019 by

Despite its increasing role in global warming and effect on the ozone layer, little has been done to rein in this climate pollutant. One big reason: agriculture.

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5 ways we need to adapt to cli...

Sep 11, 2019 by

To avoid the worst consequences of global warming, report after report has stressed the importance of cutting emissions.

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Global Climate Movement: Darke...

Aug 28, 2019 by

Wild fires burning in the Amazon and Siberia, unrelenting heat waves,100 year floods happening yearly are signs of our times, the worst of times.

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Parts of California are too wi...

Aug 26, 2019 by

California is facing yet another real estate-related crisis, but we’re not talking about its sky-high home prices. According to newly released data, it’s simply become too risky to insure houses in big swaths of the wildfire-prone state.

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Exclusive: In a Devastated Tow...

Aug 23, 2019 by

The 2020 presidential contender tells Mother Jones about his $16 trillion proposal to save the planet.

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The Trump administration tried...

Aug 16, 2019 by

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is supposed to use the “latest available science” to help the nation’s farmers avoid risk, according to its own mission.

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As Global Warming Increases, I...

Aug 13, 2019 by

I’m sure you’ve heard that old adage, “It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity.”

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Automakers, Rejecting Trump Po...

Aug 1, 2019 by

Four of the world’s largest automakers have struck a deal with California to reduce automobile emissions, siding with the state in its fight with President Trump over one of his most consequential regulatory rollbacks.

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How Climate Change Could Trigg...

Aug 1, 2019 by

The Federal Reserve should act aggressively to reduce that risk, a leading economic historian argues.

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10 Ways Andrew Wheeler Has Dec...

Jul 15, 2019 by

On July 8, President Trump hosted a White House event to unabashedly tout his truly abysmal environmental record.

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5 Creative Ways People are Car...

Jul 12, 2019 by

It’s no secret that our planet isn’t in the best shape. The poles’ protective ice is melting, there’s a hole in the ozone layer, and no one can figure out quickly enough how to replace CO2- producing cars.

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24 Governors Call on Trump to ...

Jul 10, 2019 by

The opposition to one of President Trump’s most consequential regulatory rollbacks — a plan to weaken pollution standards for automobiles nationwide — widened on Tuesday when 24 governors, including three Republicans, urged the president to abandon his plan.

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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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Maine Hits Clean Energy Grand ...

Jul 9, 2019 by

As a baseball fan, I’m looking forward to watching the best players in the world compete for bragging rights in the 90th Major League Baseball All-Star game tonight. As a Maine resident for the past 11 years, I’m even more thrilled to see Maine regain its all-star status as a clean energy leader.

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It’s the End of the World as T...

Jul 8, 2019 by

On election night 2016, Kim Cobb, a professor at the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Georgia Tech, was on Christmas Island, the world’s largest ring-shaped coral reef atoll, about 1,300 miles south of Hawaii.

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The Latest Signs We Are Cookin...

Jul 3, 2019 by

A European Union satellite has confirmed that June was the hottest month on earth since scientific record-keeping began around 1850.

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Airplane Contrails’ Clim...

Jun 27, 2019 by

The clouds created by jet engine pollution have a surprisingly powerful short-term impact on global warming.

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What if We Paid Farmers to Fig...

Jun 24, 2019 by

For pennies a meal, the federal government can incentivize better environmental services.

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100 times more pollution than ...

Jun 21, 2019 by

The numbers are stunning: Methane pollution from ammonia fertilizer plants is 100 times higher than what the industry reports, and substantially above what the Environmental Protection Agency estimates for all industrial processes in the United States.

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Temperatures leap 40 degrees a...

Jun 17, 2019 by

And it may be messing with our weather.

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Arctic death spiral speeds up ...

Jun 10, 2019 by

The Arctic just saw its hottest May on record.

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