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Climate Change

  1. life after warming
    We May Be Dooming Ourselves With Climate NIMBYismThe uneven incentives of climate action are driving the world to inaction. There may be no way to escape the trap.
  2. gallery
    Meet 6 Women Fighting for Clean WaterA new photo project spotlights activists around the world.
  3. Ted Danson on The Good Place’s Points System and How to Fix It“It’s impossible!”
  4. vision 2020
    Should Democrats Hold a Climate-Change Debate?Intelligencer staffers discuss whether the DNC dropped the ball by ruling one out.
  5. climate change
    Meeting Paris Climate Goals Would Save Thousands of American Lives in Heat WavesA new study shows that limiting warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius would save 2,716 New Yorkers in a bad heat wave, compared to 3 degrees of warming.
  6. vision 2020
    Warren’s ‘Economic Patriotism’ Plan Beats Trump at His Own GameThe senator has a plausible, eco-friendly plan for reviving American manufacturing and shrinking the trade deficit.
  7. vision 2020
    Joe Biden’s Climate Plan Proves He’s a Weather VaneBiden is more of an opportunist than an ideological centrist. But the left can’t count on the wind always blowing in its direction.
  8. protest
    Man Grabs Mic From Kamala Harris As She’s Asked About Gender InequityThe protester chose a bad moment to promote animals rights.
  9. climate change
    Trump Thwarts GOP Plot to Pretend His Climate Agenda Isn’t IdioticRepublicans have realized that denying climate science is unpopular and unnecessary. But Trump insists on putting the party’s dumbest face forward.
  10. housing
    Why California Killed Its ‘Upzoning’ Bill. Again.NIMBYs get another win over efforts to preempt local zoning rules restricting housing supply.
  11. vision 2020
    Moderate Democrats’ Delusions of ‘Prudence’ Will Kill Us AllSome centrists believe that their complacency about our democratic and ecological crises makes them “prudent.” It makes them anything but.
  12. infestations
    It’s the Rats’ City, We’re Just Living in ItIn cities across the country, rat sightings are on the rise.
  13. no more plastic
    A Week Without PlasticIt turns out entirely avoiding single-use plastic is just as hard as it sounds.
  14. vision 2020
    Elizabeth Warren Unveils Plan for Cleaner, Greener War MachineWarren’s new climate plan focuses on greening the Pentagon. That’s a smart as a legislative tactic, but slightly off-brand as a campaign pledge.
  15. climate change
    Some Men Just Want to Watch the World Burn But Not Bill Nye on Last Week TonightThe science guy stopped by John Oliver’s HBO show to ask how fun he has to make learning about climate change before you start caring.
  16. climate change
    Emissions From Trump’s NYC Properties Could Lead to Millions in FinesMayor Bill de Blasio held a rally at Trump Tower Monday to highlight greenhouse gas emissions from Trump Organization properties.
  17. on the cover
    On the Cover: What Climate Change Has in Store for Los Angeles“It epitomized what it feels like to be living with fire. It humanized the whole thing.”
  18. life after warming
    Los Angeles Fire Season Is Beginning Again. And It Will Never End.A bulletin from our climate future.
  19. life after warming
    There’s a 49 Percent Chance the World As We Know It Will End by 2050Jared Diamond’s new book addresses itself to a world in crisis, and tries to lift some lessons for what do about it from the distant past.
  20. climate change
    Humanity Is About to Kill 1 Million Species in an Epic Murder-SuicideA new U.N. report finds that civilization is on the cusp of killing off the organisms that keep our soil fertile, seafood plentiful, and air clean.
  21. conflicts of interest
    Trump’s Nominee for U.N. Ambassador Kelly Craft Has Billion-Dollar Ties to CoalCraft once expressed climate denialism and her husband is a coal baron. She may soon represent the U.S. at the key venue for combating climate change.
  22. vision 2020
    Beto O’Rourke’s Climate Change Plan Is Blandly InoffensiveThe candidate has created a policy in his own image — likable, vague, and inadequate to the task it has set for itself.
  23. the national interest
    Obama Had a Green New Deal, and It Worked. Let’s Do That Again.The Green New Deal is already floundering, but the last Democratic president showed how to actually drive progress.
  24. tv review
    Our Planet Is a Beautiful but Punishing Glimpse of Earth’s Worst-Case ScenarioNetflix’s new David Attenborough–narrated nature documentary series feels like the biggest, nicest snuff film ever made.
  25. protests
    Over 1,000 People Have Been Arrested Protesting Climate Change in London“We will never stop fighting,” Swedish activist Greta Thunberg told demonstrators.
  26. earth day
    If Only Earth Knew How Much Celebrities Love HerHappy Earth Day.
  27. thomas massie
    Congressman Claims His John Kerry “Gotcha” Moment Wasn’t As Stupid As It LookedUnfortunately, it was.
  28. 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.”
  29. 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.
  30. the national interest
    Trump Says Wind Turbine Noise Causes Cancer. (It Does Not.)The president gives his kookiest reason yet to oppose wind power.
  31. the national interest
    Republican Senator Mike Lee: Having Babies the Only Solution to Climate ChangeMike Lee, renowned Republican innovator and intellect.
  32. 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.
  33. vision 2020
    Why a Second Loss to Trump Would Be an Existential Crisis for DemocratsHellscape 2021.
  34. activism
    Powerful Photos From the Youth Climate Protests Around the WorldStudents in more than 1,500 cities are protesting climate inaction.
  35. youth climate strike
    These Kids Skipped School to Protest Climate ChangeAnger and hope at the New York Youth Climate Strike.
  36. 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.”
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. climate change
    You Can’t Save the Climate by Shrinking Your Carbon FootprintEven if you are Bernie Sanders.
  46. 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.”
  47. 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.”
  48. the national interest
    Trump Has Lost His War on the War on CoalGovernment agency closes coal plants, saying they’re too expensive.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
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