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Climate Change

  1. climate change
    The New Global Climate Deal Is Mostly Hot AirFixing the climate requires cheap clean energy, not cheap words.
  2. royal rumblings
    King Charles Forced to Deliver Speech He HatesIn his first King’s Speech, the environmentalist monarch had to announce policies opposed by climate-change activists without rolling his eyes.
  3. environment
    Scenes From a Flooded New York Subway evacuations, school day chaos, a missing mayor, and at least one fugitive sea lion.
  4. us open 2023
    Maybe They Should Move the U.S. Open Back a WeekExtreme heat is an enemy of good tennis, and the problem is only getting worse.
  5. just asking questions
    There Will Be More MauisClimatologist Nick Bond explains how the combination of high winds and dry grasslands makes for a dangerous wildfire formula, and not just in Hawaii.
  6. climate change
    8 Eye-popping Numbers From the Worldwide Heat WavePhoenix is still melting as a massive U.S. heat dome shifts eastward.
  7. just asking questions
    Why the Northeast Will Need to Get Used to Getting Bombed by RainA talk with Dartmouth College’s Jonathan Winter about how to prepare for more regular floods from above.
  8. climate change
    Can Extremely Reflective White Paint Save the Planet?Probably not, but geoengineering in some form is going to be necessary to address climate change.
  9. climate change
    A New Order Blocking Manchin’s Pipeline Could Hurt the ClimateRestricting Congress’s authority to exempt energy projects from judicial review would undermine the green transition.
  10. just asking questions
    How Much Hotter Can It Get in the Near Future?Science writer Jeff Goodell on how unprepared humanity is for record-breaking temperatures.
  11. the national interest
    Community Input Is Not Always What Democracy Looks LikeClimate activists are entitled to protest but not entitled to win.
  12. smokepocalypse
    Canada Is on Fire. America Is Choking on Smoke. Is This the ‘New Abnormal’?We talked with forest-fire expert and journalist John Vaillant.
  13. smokepocalypse
    What Wildfire Smoke Does to the Human BodyThe Air Quality Index in New York hit a staggering 352, the worst in the world.
  14. smokepocalypse
    The East Coast Is Choking On the Hidden Costs of Climate ChangeMany calculations of climate change’s economic costs have failed to account for the impacts of wildfires.
  15. mass transit
    America’s Trains and Buses Are Speeding Toward a CliffAs COVID-relief funds dwindle and ridership remains low, mass-transit systems are poised for financial crisis.
  16. apocalypse wow
    New Jersey Is BurningWildfire season is starting earlier and not just on the West Coast.
  17. early and often
    On the First Earth Day, Environmentalism Wasn’t PartisanOver the past 53 years, Republicans have turned protecting the environment into a culture-war issue. It didn’t have to be this way.
  18. the national interest
    Permitting Reform for a Debt-Ceiling Hike Would Be Win-WinRepublicans are floating a deal Democrats should jump on.
  19. let it snow
    Our Long Local Snowmare Is OverNew York City finally saw some flakes stick to the ground on Wednesday morning. Better late than never.
  20. talking about the weather
    This Is a Snow Lover’s NightmareNew York has broken a snowless record — and there’s no end in sight to this gray misery.
  21. foreign interests
    The E.U. Should Stop Whining About the U.S. Stealing Its JobsThe age of green industrial policy has begun.
  22. early and often
    Climate Hawks Should Have Given Joe Manchin His PipelineProgressives must prioritize expediting the build-out of clean energy over obstructing fossil-fuel development.
  23. life after warming
    How to Live in a CatastropheIn search of a way to think clearly about the planetary crisis.
  24. climate change
    Throwing Soup at Paintings Won’t Save the ClimateTheatrical stunts can’t keep fossil fuels in the ground. Only cheap green energy can.
  25. the national interest
    The Climate-Justice Movement Is Helping Neither the Climate Nor JusticeIt’s not really a movement, either.
  26. early and often
    Senators Can Grumble, But Joe Manchin Is Getting His RewardThough there is some bipartisan opposition to Manchin’s proposal to streamline energy-project approval, nobody wants a government shutdown right now.
  27. the left
    Why Can’t the Left Take the W?The perils of failing to claim Joe Biden’s victories as your own.
  28. early and often
    Senate Democrats Finally Get Their Big Climate, Health Care, and Tax Bill DoneAn overview of what’s in the Inflation Reduction Act and what last-minute changes were made.
  29. apocalypse wow
    The Bodies Are Piling Up in Lake MeadWith three bodies found in the disappearing reservoir since May, climate change could be a crime story in the Southwest.
  30. extreme heat
    Fires Break Out Around London As Heat Wave Sets U.K. Temperature RecordEurope’s historic heat wave is breaking more temperature records while firefighters struggle to contain wildfires in France, Spain, and Portugal.
  31. early and often
    Supreme Court Ends Term by Sabotaging Fight Against Climate ChangeThe finale to this devastating term was a landmark decision by conservative justices limiting the EPA’s ability to regulate greenhouse-gas emissions.
  32. business
    When Smoke Gets in Your WineGrowers, vintners, and scientists are scrambling to protect California’s prized Napa Cab from the aftertaste of wildfires.
  33. life after warming
    ‘We Woke Up and We Lost Half Our Water’It’s the first major test of the American political system’s ability to collaboratively adapt to climate change.
  34. life after warming
    After Two Years, Extinction Rebellion Returns“No one should be holding back. Because we have everything to lose.”
  35. climate change
    Once Again, Environmentalists Are Sabotaging Climate ProgressThanks to conservationist opposition to nuclear and hydropower, New York’s carbon emissions could surge in the coming years.
  36. politics
    The Grim Lesson of Congress’s Failure to Sustain COVID FundingIf we can’t prioritize public health after a pandemic kills 977,000 Americans, how will we ever prioritize climate change?
  37. intelligencer chats
    How Bad Is the Ukraine War for Climate Change?Russia’s brutal invasion may hasten the West’s clean-energy transition, but its short-term effects on the planet will be damaging.
  38. politics
    Republicans Have a Built-in Advantage When Gas Prices RiseDemocrats are stuck with complicated arguments reconciling economic and environmental priorities. Republicans can just chant, “Drill, baby, drill.”
  39. tomorrow
    Why Is the World Ignoring the Latest U.N. Climate Report?The creeping normalization of the apocalypse.
  40. energy policy
    Here’s How Biden Can Lower Gas PricesWithout undermining his climate goals.
  41. politics
    Manchin Makes Biden a Good Offer. But Will Sinema Buy It?The West Virginian is inclined to okay Biden tax proposals that the Arizonan has vetoed in the past. Something’s got to give for anything to get done.
  42. environment
    Lessons From My Year of Pests and VerminSince leaving New York, battling household intruders has become my new normal. Weirdly, all the ants, flies, and mice have made me feel more human.
  43. climate change
    Let’s Fight Climate Change Without Eating BugsThe New York Times says if we want to save the planet, we need to reduce demand for meat: “That’s where insects come in.” What’s wrong with beans?
  44. sports
    The Winterless OlympicsIt’s probably not a good sign that all the skiing and snowboarding events at the Beijing games will rely entirely on artificial snow.
  45. our climate
    The Future of Reforestation Could Be in the SkyDrones are being used to replant forests, but not everyone’s convinced they’re the right solution.
  46. our climate
    A Simple Solution for Getting Cars Off the Road Right NowThe humble e-bike could reduce carbon emissions while improving your commute.
  47. our climate
    The World Can’t Go Green and Nuclear FreeNuclear energy is the only existing non-carbon technology that can compensate for renewables’ liabilities.
  48. our climate
    To Fight Climate Change, Bring Back State PlanningThe United States has the tools to transition to a greener economy. Why isn’t it using them?
  49. our climate
    Will Solar Geoengineering Bring Nations Together? Or Drive Them Apart?The case for reflecting sunlight to cool the earth.
  50. our climate
    Toward an Energy DemocracyWhy political transformation is necessary to combat climate change.
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