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a truck at a flooded area in Chile

The very idea that we—as atomized individuals—could play a significant part in stabilizing the planet’s climate is objectively nuts.

McCain McConnell

How climate denial became second nature to the new Republican Party.

Climate Change Protest Canada

Time is too short to allow our divisions to keep us from building the kind of coalitions that will safeguard life on earth.

(Illustration by Allie Whitehead)

For more than two decades, impoverished indigenous people have been seeking restitution from the oil giant for polluting their region.

Colombia Soccer

On the field at the most ambitious indigenous sporting event in Colombian history.

The leaders of Britain’s three main parties have committed to it. We can do the same.

Union-led action on climate change has proliferated across the country.

A dried-up riverbed at Huangyangchuan reservoir

From climate change to endless war, we owe the next generation an apology for the mess we’re leaving them.

Tony Abbott in the Metropolitan coal mine

The land down under is in the midst of a desperate battle that pits green energy advocates against the prime minister and his dirty-energy allies.

Blogs

The veteran rocker is giving Europe “a masterclass in focused protest rock that puts younger artists to shame.”

July 1, 2015

Pope Francis understands that the choice to confront the climate crisis now lies with the people.

July 1, 2015

When the green hype overpowers industrial safety, workers pay the price.

June 24, 2015

The pope’s encyclical on climate change is a call for economic justice.

June 23, 2015

As governor of Florida, Bush said publicly that climate change was not a “top priority.” He also quietly ordered a review of policy options for responding to it.

June 18, 2015

The world’s largest oil and gas companies are finally admitting climate change is real—and that they’re to blame.

June 16, 2015

We look back to the time when a science columnist wrote up one possible replacement for "the fossil fuel which is now so important an element in the existing order of human society."

April 22, 2015

Today, the environment is a controversial issue divided along partisan lines—but it wasn't always that way.

April 20, 2015

As its battle against the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan intensifies, Big Coal is getting a lot of help from friends in high places.

March 25, 2015

Florida officials have reportedly been banned from using the terms "climate change" and "global warming."

March 9, 2015