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Climate Change

  1. cityscape
    New York’s First Climate Adaptation Battle Is HereThe city wants to bury East River Park to save it.
  2. just asking questions
    Suzanne Simard Changed How the World Sees TreesThe pathbreaking ecologist on what she’s learned about interspecies collaboration, tree sentience, and nature’s resilience.
  3. what to watch
    A Climate Show That’s Not All Doom and GloomIntroducing All of the Above from Sophia Li and Céline Semaan.
  4. meat lovers
    Fox News Will Take Any Chance to Tell Us How Much They Love MeatBurgers are very important to them.
  5. the national interest
    How the American Right Lost Its Chance to Get Sane on Climate ChangeA brainless Republican Party stands alone in its denial.
  6. climate change
    Why the World Can’t Trust America on ClimateAnd what Democrats can do about it.
  7. climate change
    Biden to Pledge Emissions Cut of 50 Percent by 2030: ReportThe ambitious goal appears to be a signal to the world that the new administration wants to return to a leadership position in the climate emergency.
  8. developments
    Climate-Change-Related Lawsuit Nixes Huge California DevelopmentNot in my backyard, says Planet Earth, backed by a judge.
  9. climate change
    Global Recovery Wipes Out Most of 2020’s Decline in Carbon EmissionsA “dire warning” from the International Energy Agency’s new report.
  10. climate change
    New York Magazine’s David Wallace-Wells Testifies Before the Senate on ClimateAuthor of The Uninhabitable Earth on the cost of inaction.
  11. politics
    What Will Be in the Next Big Democratic Bill?Deciding what can and can’t go into the next budget reconciliation bill will be a real and consequential puzzle for Democrats.
  12. politics
    How Biden Could Bypass Republican State GovernmentsNo one since Johnson and Nixon has tried to direct federal dollars specifically to cities and counties in hostile states, but Biden may consider it.
  13. texas
    Texas Power Outages Caused a Spike in Air PollutantsIn Houston alone, over 703,000 pounds of pollutants were burned off last week.
  14. texas
    Water Shortages Still Plague Texas in Aftermath of Winter Storm: UpdatesPresident Biden has signed a major disaster declaration, half the state is facing a water shortage, and the political fallout is intensifying.
  15. perseverance
    Landing a Rover on Mars Proves We Have the Smarts to Fix EarthIf we can master interplanetary, zero-emission transportation, are high-speed trains and EVs really too hard?
  16. action item
    How to Help People in Texas Right NowDonate to mutual-aid networks, volunteer at warming centers, and more.
  17. climate change
    Everything to Know About the Dire Situation in TexasDays after a major winter storm pummeled the state, hundreds of thousands are still without power.
  18. extreme weather
    No, the Green New Deal Did Not Cause the Texas Power OutageConservatives want you to believe that Texas’s gas pipelines froze because its Republican government embraced eco-socialism.
  19. intelligencer chats
    America’s Brittle Infrastructure Is on Display in TexasMore system failures loom as the weather becomes more extreme. But disasters can also serve as needed wake-up calls.
  20. climate crisis
    Yet Another Terrifying, Deadly, Once-in-a-Lifetime StormExtreme weather in Texas and elsewhere in the U.S. has left at least 20 dead and millions without power. This is our new normal under climate change.
  21. the inside track
    The Weather Station’s ‘Robber’ Is UnshakableThe song sets the tone for Ignorance, an album-length statement about climate anxiety.
  22. climate change
    COVID Took a Toll on Coal, Clearing the Way for a Green RecoveryThe pandemic has created an opening for durable emissions reductions if governments steer recovery in a green direction.
  23. politics
    What the Filibuster Has Cost AmericaThe damage has been massive, and it’s past time for reform.
  24. u.s. senate
    Democrats Take Control After Striking Power-Sharing DealBoth Democrats and Republicans can claim a tactical win in the maneuvering over the filibuster.
  25. life after warming
    After Climate AlarmismThe war on denial has been won. And that’s not the only good news.
  26. coronavirus stimulus
    7 Surprisingly Good Policies Buried in the Stimulus-Omnibus BillWhile no one was watching, Congress quietly took action to curb surprise medical bills, money laundering, and climate change.
  27. climate change
    Biden’s Climate Team Is a Bigger Deal for Cities Than Any Cabinet AppointmentA little help for mayors who said they could reduce emissions themselves.
  28. the national interest
    The Coronavirus Bill Contains ‘The Most Significant Climate Legislation’ EverNobody saw that one coming!
  29. street view
    ‘You’re Walking Backwards’: The $6 Billion Venice Floodgates May Not Be EnoughProposed decades ago, they were not built for the coming sea rise.
  30. so small
    Bless This Teeny PossumA little pygmy possum discovered on Kangaroo Island in Australia is the first of its species spotted after the bushfires.
  31. the national interest
    ‘Republicans Remain Opposed to Any Policies That Would Reduce Fossil-Fuel Use’That would rule out any policy to limit climate change.
  32. the environment
    Trump Admin Now Rushing to Imperil Arctic RefugeBefore he leaves office, Trump is trying to let oil companies drill in America’s largest wildlife refuge.
  33. climate change
    California’s Gas-Car Ban Could Go Nationwide — But Still Doesn’t Go Far EnoughIt’ll take more leverage than even one huge state can apply, and it has to happen much faster than 2035.
  34. public lands
    Trump Gives Green Light to Destroy Our Largest National ForestHis administration has opened up Tongass National Forest, one of the world’s biggest intact temperate rainforests, for logging.
  35. climate change
    Republicans Put the Oil Industry Above Economic GrowthThe GOP is what it purports to oppose: A party that would rather subsidize its favorite declining industries than promote creative destruction.
  36. whut
    Trump Keeps Talking About ‘Tiny Windows,’ And No One Knows What He MeansMake fenestration great again?
  37. california wildfires
    Trump Rejects, Then Grants Wildfire Disaster Aid to CaliforniaThe Trump administration first rejected the state’s request for a federal disaster declaration for its September wildfires. It’s still unclear why.
  38. climate
    California’s Largest-Ever Wildfire Is Now a ‘Gigafire’The August complex fire has now engulfed over 1 million acres.
  39. electric vehicles
    California to Ban Sales of New Gas-Powered Cars in 2035Governor Newsom’s office estimates the rule will cut the state’s greenhouse-gas emissions by 35 percent and nitrogen oxide emissions by 80 percent.
  40. how i get it done
    What It’s Like to Be a Firefighter in California Right NowTalking to a Los Angeles firefighter about this year’s unprecedented wildfires.
  41. natural disasters
    We Already Ran Out of Hurricane Names for 2020After running through all of the preapproved storm names, meteorologists are now using the Greek alphabet, which has only happened once before.
  42. extreme weather
    The 2020 Hurricane Season Is Officially Out of NamesThe record-breaking hurricane season has forced meteorologists to use the Greek alphabet to name storms for only the second time in history.
  43. climate change
    Biden’s Climate Messaging Skirts an Inconvenient Truth“It’s too late to make things better, but we can limit how much worse things get” doesn’t seem to play well on the stump.
  44. climate change
    Yet Another Terrifying Alarm Bell on Climate ChangeA massive chunk of the Arctic’s largest ice shelf has broken off and shattered.
  45. animals
    In New Mexico, the Birds Are Dying at Alarming RatesAnd wildlife experts don’t know exactly why.
  46. wildfires
    West Coast Wildfires: 4.6 Million Acres Burned and CountingAn unprecedented number of large wildfires in Washington, Oregon, and California continue to burn, while smoke literally chokes the region.
  47. life after warming
    California Can’t Afford to Wait for Climate ActionThe horrific fires of 2020 are just a preview. No matter what we do, two to four times as much land area will soon burn annually in the West.
  48. the republican party
    The GOP Is No Longer the Pro-Business PartyThe right’s contempt for climate science and Keynesianism makes it incapable of governing in capital’s long-term interests.
  49. climate change
    Photos: Wildfires Generate Apocalyptic Skies Across West Coast“Surreal” is the word of the day.
  50. climate change
    Federal Report Warns of Financial Disaster of Climate ChangeA report from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission confirms that business-as-usual emissions are extremely bad for business.
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