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Climate Change

  1. life after warming
    How to Live in a CatastropheIn search of a way to think clearly about the planetary crisis.
  2. 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.
  3. it’s soup season
    Why Soup Sunflowers?Activists threw bisque at a beloved van Gogh painting to make a point about the climate crisis.
  4. the national interest
    The Climate-Justice Movement Is Helping Neither the Climate Nor JusticeIt’s not really a movement, either.
  5. 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.
  6. climate crisis
    Staying Sober on a Dying PlanetI gave up drinking to give myself a better future. But what if Earth isn’t getting one?
  7. patagonia
    This Is the Correct Response to Being a BillionairePatagonia founder Yvon Chouinard is giving away his company and dedicating future profits to fight climate change.
  8. the left
    Why Can’t the Left Take the W?The perils of failing to claim Joe Biden’s victories as your own.
  9. jackson water crisis
    ‘I Remember This Happening As a Little Girl and We’re Still Dealing With It’Living through Jackson’s perpetual water crisis.
  10. brooding
    Why Do Moms Love Fall So Much?After months of ad hoc caregiving and catastrophic weather, the season and all its decorative trappings offer moms a less chaotic reality.
  11. drought
    Surprise: The Celebs Are Using Too Much WaterDwyane Wade and Kim Kardashian are among the Californians who have been reprimanded for their consumption amid a megadrought.
  12. rip
    Freya the Walrus Was Too Good for This WorldThe summer icon has been euthanized by Norwegian officials.
  13. 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.
  14. climate change
    What to Know About the New Climate DealThe Senate just passed the country’s most ambitious climate legislation to date.
  15. hot shot
    When You Know You’re a Climate CriminalRare footage of Taylor Swift leaving her private jet.
  16. fly like a jet stream
    Taylor Swift’s Private Jet Is ‘Loaned Out Regularly,’ So Don’t Worry, Y’allShe was seen deplaning, hidden under an umbrella, just last month.
  17. taylor swift
    Climate Change (Taylor’s Version)Taylor Swift would like to be excluded from the private jet narrative.
  18. climate change
    Does Drake Understand Climate Change?The rapper defended his private jet’s 14-minute flights, explaining that no passengers were onboard.
  19. 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.
  20. action item
    How to Help Those Suffering Amid the Heat WaveMillions of Americans are expected to see dangerous temperatures this weekend.
  21. i like this bitch’s life
    No One Is Having a Better Summer Than Freya the WalrusShe can currently be found in Norway, swimming around and lounging on people’s boats.
  22. 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.
  23. getting around
    We’ve Surrendered the Subway to the FloodThe water is winning.
  24. 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.
  25. sustainability
    6 Steps to a Less Wasteful Beauty RoutineBecause most people can’t make their own toothpaste and still want some joy in their lives.
  26. business
    When Smoke Gets in Your WineGrowers, vintners, and scientists are scrambling to protect California’s prized Napa Cab from the aftertaste of wildfires.
  27. 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.
  28. life after warming
    After Two Years, Extinction Rebellion Returns“No one should be holding back. Because we have everything to lose.”
  29. sustainability
    I’m Tired of Being SustainableOn the burnout that follows once you realize you’re not going to single-handedly save the environment.
  30. 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.
  31. 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?
  32. 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.
  33. 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.”
  34. tomorrow
    Why Is the World Ignoring the Latest U.N. Climate Report?The creeping normalization of the apocalypse.
  35. energy policy
    Here’s How Biden Can Lower Gas PricesWithout undermining his climate goals.
  36. 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.
  37. private jets
    Russian-Oligarch Jet Tracker — Now Featuring Emissions!A Florida teen understands the connection between kleptocracy and climate catastrophe better than most.
  38. climate crisis
    Each New Climate Report Is Worse Than the LastThink of the latest as the “Your House Is on Fire” report, one scientist suggests.
  39. 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.
  40. 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?
  41. wildlife
    Australia Has Declared Koalas an Endangered SpeciesThese marsupials deserve more.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. our climate
    A Simple Solution for Getting Cars Off the Road Right NowThe humble e-bike could reduce carbon emissions while improving your commute.
  45. 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.
  46. 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?
  47. our climate
    Will Solar Geoengineering Bring Nations Together? Or Drive Them Apart?The case for reflecting sunlight to cool the earth.
  48. our climate
    Toward an Energy DemocracyWhy political transformation is necessary to combat climate change.
  49. build back better
    Give Manchin What He Wants AlreadyBefore Democrats give up on passing Biden’s climate agenda, they should see if the West Virginia senator will take yes for an answer.
  50. climate change
    New York’s Storm Chasers Don’t Have to Go to Kansas AnymoreA small community of weather enthusiasts has plenty to document close to home.
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