Three Reasons why The Pentagon...

Dec 5, 2019 by

It has been reported that the hearing will likely focus on how the current Pentagon officials are Implementing the National Defense Strategy, a policy document that is a clear departure from previous administrations in many ways, not least in its omission of climate change as a national security threat (which I wrote about here).

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How to Save the Planet and Our...

Nov 20, 2019 by

If you read only one book this year, it should be Roger Hallam’s “Common Sense for the 21st Century: Only Nonviolent Rebellion Can Now Stop Climate Breakdown and Social Collapse.”

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As Climate Risk Grows, Cities ...

Nov 19, 2019 by

Glimpsed from a kayak on West Neck Creek, this swampy piece of land, a pocket of red maple and loblolly pine tucked behind growing subdivisions, doesn’t look like the stuff of existential debate.

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You’re Paying Big Oil to...

Nov 12, 2019 by

The one thing you never want to hear your dentist say is “oops!” It’s also alarming to hear from a former U.S. senator — 25 years after he passed a temporary oil subsidy for Big Oil.

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As Climate Change Threatens Mi...

Nov 11, 2019 by

Spring floods, hot summers and warmer winters have been wake-up calls as global warming raises the risks for everything from ice fishing to growing seasons.

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Climate Change Affects Student...

Nov 7, 2019 by

Education is a fundamental right, codified in the constitutions of nearly half of the 50 states including California and in international law.

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As Beef Comes Under Fire for C...

Oct 21, 2019 by

In at least two states this year, beef and dairy industries have successfully beat back government food initiatives linking livestock to global warming.

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Global Wildfires Are Raging, L...

Oct 21, 2019 by

Record or near-record temperatures, combined with drought in many areas, are contributing to yet another record-setting summer for wildfires.

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New study pinpoints the places...

Oct 17, 2019 by

As many as five billion people will face hunger and a lack of clean water by 2050 as the warming climate disrupts pollination, freshwater, and coastal habitats, according to new research published last week in Science.

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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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