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Climate Change

  1. protests
    Over 1,000 People Have Been Arrested Protesting Climate Change in London“We will never stop fighting,” Swedish activist Greta Thunberg told demonstrators.
  2. earth day
    If Only Earth Knew How Much Celebrities Love HerHappy Earth Day.
  3. thomas massie
    Congressman Claims His John Kerry “Gotcha” Moment Wasn’t As Stupid As It LookedUnfortunately, it was.
  4. raffi is for the children
    Why the King of Children’s Music Is Taking on TrumpRaffi has opinions on Bernie, Trump, climate change, and immigration, and he isn’t shy about sharing them. Just don’t call him “political.”
  5. environment
    Report: Trump to Push a Green Campaign After Stripping Environmental ProtectionsTrump, who claimed that wind turbine noise causes cancer, will reportedly tout his gutting of climate regulations as a way to appeal to swing voters.
  6. the national interest
    Trump Says Wind Turbine Noise Causes Cancer. (It Does Not.)The president gives his kookiest reason yet to oppose wind power.
  7. the national interest
    Republican Senator Mike Lee: Having Babies the Only Solution to Climate ChangeMike Lee, renowned Republican innovator and intellect.
  8. cityscape
    The De Blasio Climate Plan Is Big, Ambitious, and Very VagueBut it does make clear what a huge job it will be to keep the ocean out of lower Manhattan.
  9. vision 2020
    Why a Second Loss to Trump Would Be an Existential Crisis for DemocratsHellscape 2021.
  10. activism
    Powerful Photos From the Youth Climate Protests Around the WorldStudents in more than 1,500 cities are protesting climate inaction.
  11. youth climate strike
    These Kids Skipped School to Protest Climate ChangeAnger and hope at the New York Youth Climate Strike.
  12. activism
    Ilhan Omar’s Daughter Is Leading the Youth Climate Strike“Adults don’t really have to live with the problem of climate change, and young people have to deal with it for the rest of our lives.”
  13. climate change
    What to Expect From Friday’s Youth Climate StrikeInspired by Swedish 16-year-old Greta Thunberg, the walkouts are expected to draw tens of thousands in over 110 countries.
  14. proposals
    My New Plan to Climate-Proof Lower ManhattanOver the coming years, we will spend up to $10 billion to extend the downtown waterfront as much as 500 feet into the East River.
  15. author profile
    John Lanchester’s Fiction Tells the TruthThe British essayist and novelist knows all about self-deception. His new novel, The Wall, is the climate warning we desperately need.
  16. climate change
    Far-Right Climate Denial Is Scary. Far-Right Climate Acceptance Is Scarier.The scientific consensus on climate change is quite compatible with a zero-sum, nationalist worldview that pits “the West” against the Third World.
  17. climate change
    It’s No Surprise That a Global Existential Crisis Bothers Prospective ParentsAlmost four in ten Americans between the ages of 18 and 29 believe that adults should consider the effects of climate change before having children.
  18. 2020 presidential election
    Bloomberg Won’t Run for President in 2020The former New York mayor will spend his time and money on issue advocacy, while possibly backing another candidate.
  19. vision 2020
    Jay Inslee Is the Democratic Party’s Sanest 2020 CandidateHe’s the only one promising to prioritize climate. That makes him exceptionally rational — and an almost certain loser.
  20. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: A Radically Moderate Answer to Climate ChangeSometimes moderation isn’t just the mushy middle between two extremes; it’s a form of pragmatic and even revolutionary imagination.
  21. climate change
    You Can’t Save the Climate by Shrinking Your Carbon FootprintEven if you are Bernie Sanders.
  22. green new deal
    Dianne Feinstein Fumbles in Meeting With Young Activists Over Green New DealSenator Feinstein, to climate activists as young as 7 years old: “I was elected by a million vote plurality. And I know what I’m doing.”
  23. climate change
    Report: Climate Denier to Lead White House Climate PanelTrump’s new climate expert William Happer: “The demonization of carbon dioxide is just like the demonization of the poor Jews under Hitler.”
  24. the national interest
    Trump Has Lost His War on the War on CoalGovernment agency closes coal plants, saying they’re too expensive.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. science of us
    Are These the Food Rules That Will Save Us All?An argument for eating meat once a week.
  31. gallery
    This Artist Wants You to Think About Climate ChangeThe dramatic photographs show us what we’re losing.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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?
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. life after warming
    Parenting the Climate Change GenerationClimate change isn’t a reason not to have kids. Kids are a reason to fight it.
  39. life after warming
    You, Too, Are in Denial of Climate ChangeMost Americans believe, abstractly, in climate change. That’s not enough.
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
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