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Climate Change

  1. the national interest
    The Green New Deal Is a Bad Idea, Not Just a Botched RolloutOutsourcing the Democratic domestic platform to an ideological outlier who’s been in Congress for a month was a bad idea.
  2. nyfw fall 2019
    What Will We Wear When the Earth Is Too Hot for Humans?Luka Sabbat designed the clothing we’ll need to survive.
  3. life after warming
    The Green New Deal Isn’t Enough. But Democrats Should Embrace It Anyway.The Green New Deal is the first American attempt to deal with climate change that takes the depth of the challenge seriously.
  4. green new deal
    AOC’s Green New Deal Resolution Is Utopian — and PragmaticThe proposal is a left-wing wish list that includes policies unrelated to climate. That makes it legislatively nonviable — but politically sound.
  5. life after warming
    The Cautious Case for Climate Optimism (From a Climate Alarmist)Believing in a comfortable future for our planet probably means some giant carbon-sucking machines.
  6. science of us
    Are These the Food Rules That Will Save Us All?An argument for eating meat once a week.
  7. gallery
    This Artist Wants You to Think About Climate ChangeThe dramatic photographs show us what we’re losing.
  8. climate change
    Bipartisan Group of Economists Endorses (Surprisingly Robust) Carbon TaxSome of the GOP’s top economists just called on the government to (gradually) euthanize the fossil fuel industry and establish a tiny UBI.
  9. climate change
    We’re Boiling the Ocean Faster Than We ThoughtClimate change is warming the seas more rapidly than the IPCC realized, a new study suggests.
  10. the wall
    Republicans Fear Trump’s Fake National Emergency Could Pave Way for a Real OneMarco Rubio thinks out loud: You wouldn’t want some Democrat to use special powers on climate change, would you?
  11. 2020 elections
    Is the 2020 Dem Presidential Field Finally Shrinking Rather Than Expanding?Tom Steyer’s withdrawal is a good sign that everybody in America isn’t running to face Donald Trump.
  12. 2020 presidential election
    Single-Issue Presidential Candidates Like Jay Inslee Are RareInslee says he’ll only talk about climate change. That will make his identity clear, but it’s not an approach that’s likely to win.
  13. politics
    Pelosi Returns to Speakership With a Far More Cohesive Democratic MajorityPelosi’s last House majority had significant divisions and bore the burden of Obama’s agenda. Today’s Democrats must only fight and investigate Trump.
  14. life after warming
    Parenting the Climate Change GenerationClimate change isn’t a reason not to have kids. Kids are a reason to fight it.
  15. life after warming
    You, Too, Are in Denial of Climate ChangeMost Americans believe, abstractly, in climate change. That’s not enough.
  16. food science
    What’s the Deal With the World’s First ‘Lab-Grown’ Steak?An Israeli company says it’s two years away from bringing a lab-grown steak to market, which is really good news for the environment.
  17. green new deal
    Is a Green New Deal Possible Without a Revolution?Corporate America tolerated economic transformation to prevent a Nazi victory. There’s no sign it’s willing to do the same to prevent climate ruin.
  18. chuck schumer
    Schumer to Trump: Give Us Green Infrastructure, or We’ll Give You NoneThe Democrats (wisely) make Trump an offer he can’t accept.
  19. epa
    EPA Rolls Back Carbon Rule for New Coal Plants, But No One Wants to Build ThemThe change won’t result in any new coal-fired power plants, but it will make the coal industry feel like Trump is helping.
  20. climate change
    Giving Manchin Energy Committee Post May Be a Compromise Too FarDemocrats appear to be set to make a friend of the coal industry the leader of the Energy Committee in the face of climate change.
  21. millennials
    Millennials Aren’t Post-Consumerist, They’re Just Poor, Fed FindsGen Y longs for suburban homes and cars, not bohemian “experiences.” That’s bad news for the climate.
  22. climate change
    We’re Destroying the Climate Even Faster Than We’d ThoughtGlobal carbon emissions were supposed to be plateauing. In 2018, they took off like “a speeding freight train,” a new report finds.
  23. conservatism
    White House: We May End Electric Car Subsidies to Punish GM, Protect Free MarketThe White House says electric car subsidies must end because GM closed some factories – and because the government shouldn’t pick winners and losers.
  24. life after warming
    Why Al Gore Thinks There’s Still Hope for the PlanetThe environmentalist and former vice-president talks about wildfires, Donald Trump, and why he still has hope that we can preserve a livable planet.
  25. the left
    Immigration Creates Problems for the Left. Tight Borders Can’t Be the Solution.Mass immigration poses genuine challenges for progressive politics. But restrictionism is incompatible with a just response to the climate crisis.
  26. life after warming
    What If the Courts Could Save the Climate?Juliana v. United States is a long shot, but it may not be as far-fetched as it seems.
  27. climate change
    Trump Says He’s Too Intelligent to Believe Climate Change Report“You look at our air and our water, and it’s right now at a record clean,” said the very intelligent man.
  28. paris climate agreement
    Trump Deals New Blow to Paris Climate Accord Ahead of ConferenceThe U.S. is sowing doubt about whether developed countries will compensate developing ones for the costs of adapting to climate change.
  29. migrant caravan
    Trump Ignores Actual Climate Threat, Takes Action Against Illusory Migrant OneAsylum seekers will not destroy the U.S. economy or threaten America’s national security. But a new government report says that climate change will.
  30. life after warming
    How Climate Change Has Turned Rainy Season Into Fire Season in CaliforniaThe California wildfires have unleashed unconscionable suffering. Climate change could make them ten times worse.
  31. last night on late night
    Netflix’s Hasan Minhaj Calls Out Netflix’s Bodyguard Over Islamophobia“Oh, to be white!”
  32. environment
    These Nets Harness Water From FogAnd they’re helping a region of Morocco recover from drought.
  33. environment
    Moringas Are Very Good TreesAlmost the entire moringa tree is edible (and it’s a “superfood”), it makes a great soap, and it thrives in the grim climates of the future.
  34. the law
    How Will the Supreme Court Handle the Case of Kids Suing for Climate Action?“The right to a climate system capable of sustaining human life is fundamental to a free society,” wrote a federal judge.
  35. environment
    Low-cost Sonar Kits Can Detect Rising Water and Send Out Flood AlertsTepmachcha is an open-source flood detector designed for Cambodia.
  36. environment
    ‘Garbage Soil’ Can Help Trees Grow in the DesertResearchers believe that sediment and silt from man-made lakes can turn deserts into forests.
  37. last night on late night
    SNL Tries to Scare You Into Caring About Climate ChangeYou might lose your yarn, white women!
  38. science of us
    Can Novels Help Us Care More About Climate Change?Even though it’s already impacting our lives, climate change is scarcely mentioned in fiction.
  39. grub guides
    16 Amazing Vegan Dishes That Just Might Help You Save the PlanetHey, we’ve got to start somewhere.
  40. science of us
    Climate Change Is Bad for Our Mental HealthAs temperatures rise, so does the prevalence of mental-health issues.
  41. 2018 midterms
    Hurricane Michael Threatens to Upend Florida ElectionsEven if Republicans don’t want to acknowledge that climate change is real, they have to deal with the political reality of more intense autumn storms.
  42. climate change
    U.N. Climate Report: ‘Unprecedented Changes’ Needed to Avert CatastropheAvoiding disaster will require changes with “no documented historic precedent.”
  43. climate change
    The Trump Administration Anticipates Catastrophic Global Warming by 2100In an official report, the White House argues that restrictions on carbon emissions should be loosened — because four-degree warming is inevitable.
  44. climate change
    Trump Clears Way for Frackers to Leak Methane While Drilling on Federal LandThe Trump administration is rolling back rules that required oil and gas companies to cut down on methane emissions when drilling on public land.
  45. climate change
    Voters Are Ready for a Green New Deal. Are Democrats?America currently lacks the political will for radical action on climate change — but the American people don’t.
  46. Trump Administration Says Trump Coal Plan Will Kill 1,400 Americans a YearTrump’s EPA: “Implementing the proposed rule is expected to increase … pollutants in the atmosphere that adversely affect human health.”
  47. The Arctic’s Strongest Sea Ice Just Broke UpIf the oldest, thickest sea ice in the Arctic can’t stay together, what hope is there for the rest of us?
  48. Trump’s Craziest Climate Speech Ever Explains His New Dirty Energy PolicyPresident likes coal because it’s “indestructible,” hates wind because birds can kill it, somehow.
  49. Geoengineering May Be Our Last Resort for Climate Change. What If It Fails?Using sulfur particles to dim the sun is considered a last-ditch remedy for an overheated planet. But a new finding suggests we should be skeptical.
  50. California’s Record-breaking Fire Isn’t the Week’s Worst Climate NewsA group of distinguished scientists warns that the threat of runaway warming may have been underestimated.
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