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Climate Change

  1. life after warming
    Global Warming Is Melting Our Sense of TimeClimate change isn’t just a brutal form of time travel to both the future and prehuman past, it is discombobulating to our very sense of linear time.
  2. summer in the city
    We’re Headed for a Hot, Dark SummerThe coming months are poised to bring new outbreaks, blackouts, evictions, and unrest.
  3. climate change
    Last Month Was the Hottest Ever RecordedAnd shuttering the global economy wasn’t sufficient to prevent the concentration of CO2 in the Earth’s atmosphere from hitting an all-time high.
  4. environment
    A Catastrophic Oil Spill in Russia Has Turned a River RedThe 20,000 tons of oil could take a decade to clean up.
  5. vision 2020
    Could Biden Move Left on National Security?His party-unifying repositioning on domestic policy might extend to such topics as the Pentagon spending cuts that Sanders and Warren have promoted.
  6. life after warming
    Welcome to the End of the ‘Human Climate Niche’The pandemic shows how hard it is going to be to adapt comfortably to climate change.
  7. life after warming
    The Coronavirus Is a Preview of Our Climate-Change FutureThe warming of the planet will lead to pandemics that are far more dangerous and disruptive.
  8. sequestration
    The Jane Fonda Workout Is Back, KindaShe wants you to work out for the planet.
  9. marine life
    It’s Not Too Late to Save the OceansResearchers say damage to the ocean could be reversed in the next three decades if we act now.
  10. coronavirus
    Coronavirus Creates an Opening for Progressivism — Also BarbarismThe pandemic spotlights both the necessity of solidarity and the widespread appeal of abandoning out-groups in times of crisis.
  11. life after warming
    The EPA Is Another Coronavirus CasualtyClimate activists and climate enemies both see opportunity in the pandemic.
  12. coronavirus
    Why Did an Expert Who Warned About COVID-19 Have So Much Trouble Being Heard?Though we often feel that we live in a sea of panic, it may be that the general din prevents us from hearing most important warning cries.
  13. fire drill fridays
    Now You Can Fight Climate Change With Jane Fonda Via Virtual Fire Drill FridaysFonda’s Fire Drill Fridays are being held online for the forseeable future.
  14. the national interest
    Joe Biden’s Platform Is More Progressive Than You ThinkHe is not just planning a “return to normalcy.”
  15. the low hum
    The Whale in the RoomWhat can I tell my daughters about climate disaster?
  16. climate crisis parables
    The Film Series Tackling Climate Change DespairWhen global disaster feels a little too close, watch one of these films.
  17. please help
    World’s Cutest Creature Could Soon Become EndangeredKoalas are dying at alarming rates, and 5,000 reportedly perished in the Australian bushfires.
  18. business
    Inside the Fossil-Fuel Industry’s Plan to Profit From Climate ChangeI went to one of Shell’s private meetings and took notes.
  19. environment
    Trump’s Interior Dept. Reportedly Edited Documents to Say Climate Change Is GoodAn Interior official edited nine policy reports with debunked claims — fitting a larger administration pattern of undermining climate science.
  20. global politics
    Across the World, Voters Are Losing Faith in GovernmentThe percentage of citizens who believe that “the state is run for the benefit of all” has plummeted in a wide array of countries since 2002.
  21. life after warming
    What Coronavirus Teaches Us About Climate ChangeAdaptation is not enough.
  22. life after warming
    Jeff Bezos’s $10 Billion Climate Pledge Is Actually TinyJudged by the standards of the climate crisis, the sum is, practically speaking, almost nothing.
  23. environment
    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Pledges $10 Billion to Fight Effects of Climate ChangeIt’s a substantial figure from the founder of a company that reportedly threatened to fire employees who publicly condemned its carbon footprint.
  24. the national interest
    Obama Auto Standards May Survive Because Trump Staff Can’t Do MathMalevolence tempered by incompetence.
  25. climate change
    Antarctica Is Hotter Than EverThe continent known for glaciers and penguins just logged its highest temperature on record.
  26. fracking
    Will a Fracking Ban Doom Democrats in Pennsylvania?The political risks of running on the policy may outweigh the substantive benefits, given the dearth of Congressional support for a universal ban.
  27. vision 2020
    The Left-Wing Realignment of American Politics Has Already BegunAs centrist Democrats run to the left of yesteryear’s progressives, Republicans are pushing for green energy investment and aid to the poor.
  28. climate change
    Republican-led States Want Disaster Aid Without Having to Address Climate ChangeAs states ignore climate change — but seek funding to limit its damage — the region is expected to bear the brunt of rising sea levels in the U.S.
  29. australia fires
    Australia Now Has ‘Fire Tornadoes’ and ‘Fire Clouds’The bushfires have grown so intense they’re now making their own terrifying weather.
  30. climate crisis
    We Should Be More Worried About the BugsCountless species of insects face extinction in the Australian wildfires — and the repercussions could be devastating.
  31. feature
    A Year’s Diary of Climate ReckoningSome scientists say the best way to combat climate change is to talk about it. For 2019, my New Year’s resolution was to do just that.
  32. how to help
    How to Help Fight the Australia FiresAdopt a koala, donate to on-the-ground organizations, and more.
  33. australia fires
    1 Billion Animals Have Reportedly Died in Australia’s WildfiresThe fires are expected to worsen by the end of the week.
  34. burning questions
    Why Is Meat Loaf?The singer has joined the ranks of men with loud, unsolicited opinions about Greta Thunberg’s activism.
  35. fire drill fridays
    Sam Waterston Arrested for a Second Time Protesting Climate Change in D.C.There was a time you’d hate to hear that Sam Waterston got arrested multiple times. Now it’s 2020.
  36. climate crisis
    Yes, It’s Getting WorsePhotos from Australia’s fires are a horrifying warning.
  37. life after warming
    Global Apathy Toward the Fires in Australia Is a Scary Portent for the FutureA months-long climate disaster in a wealthy, white country is tailor-made to dominate news coverage. It hasn’t.
  38. the national interest
    Why Conservatives Who Know Climate Science Is Real Won’t Speak UpMuch easier to focus on resentment of environmentalists than the dangerous lunacy of their own side’s science denial.
  39. fire drill fridays
    Lily Tomlin Closes Out Her 2019 in Handcuffs, Protesting Climate ChangeYou wore shorts to your family’s holiday party, and the Grace & Frankie star went to D.C. to do something about it.
  40. exclusive
    See Photos From Jane Fonda’s Wild 82nd Birthday Party!She got arrested, and there were cupcakes.
  41. life after warming
    Here’s Some Good News on Climate Change: Worst-Case Scenario Looks UnrealisticGlobal energy use patterns suggest some baseline assumptions about warming are too high. What remains is still a stiff challenge to humanity.
  42. life after warming
    U.N. Climate Talks Collapsed in Madrid. What’s the Way Forward?Following the unsuccessful COP25 conference in Madrid, it’s time to think about a new framework for climate action.
  43. first person
    I Love Only Six Things, and I Lost One of ThemAfter less than a year with a beloved object, I seem to have cast it about on the street.
  44. climate change
    U.N. Climate Talks Fall Apart Over Potential of Trump 2020 WinOne negotiator said that U.N. member nations were “waiting for the U.S. election” to determine how to move forward on vital emissions cutbacks.
  45. fire drill fridays
    Sally Field Joins Long List of Jane Fonda’s Friends Arrested for Climate ProtestIt’s not a Friday in D.C. if a BAFTA nominee doesn’t end up in zip ties.
  46. greta thunberg
    It’s Not Just Greta Thunberg. Trump Doesn’t Think Much of Any Young Women.He judges girls’ value in terms of whether their appearance pleases him.
  47. climate change
    ‘Bleak’ U.N. Climate Study: World on Track for Up to 3.9 Degrees Warming by 2100The report states emissions must decline 7.6 percent every year for the next decade to hit Paris goals. In 2018, U.S. emissions increased 2.7 percent.
  48. australia
    It’s Not Too Late to Save the Koalas!Though the koala population is in decline, researchers say we shouldn’t give up hope.
  49. amas 2019
    Billie Eilish Wins New Artist of the Year, Reminds Us How Cool Teens Are at AMAsShe also made her awards-show performance debut.
  50. climate change
    Staggering Photos of the Flooding in VeniceThe 1,500-year-old city is under water, in what feels like an omen of things to come.
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