Climate Change

Vote as if the Climate and the Future of Humanity Depend on It—Because They Do

Captain Trump wants to steer us straight onto the rocks. This election is humanity’s last shot to prevent utter climate catastrophe.

Bill McKibben

The Sitting President Has No Climate Plan. Why Isn’t That Headline News?

As hurricanes and wildfires sweep through the US, the president offers no ideas—and journalists have been giving him a pass.
Andrew McCormick

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Green New Deal

Want the Youth Vote? Prioritize Climate Change

Young voters are intimately aware that they will be forced to bear the full effects of climate change—and they’re voting with that in mind.

Jacob Wallace

When It Comes to Climate Change, It’s Joe Biden Versus the DNC

The Democratic presidential nominee knows that halting fossil fuel subsidies is imperative. Why doesn’t the DNC?

Tamara Toles O’Laughlin

Grief in Florida

Chaos distorts the common stages of denial, anger, bargaining, depression, acceptance—but Florida is not alone.

Gregg DeChirico

Election 2020

Making the Climate Emergency the Story of the 2020 Elections

America’s journalists must do much better this time around.

Mark Hertsgaard

Climate Grief

Can Psychedelics Treat Climate Grief?

Author Michael Pollan talks about whether drugs that comfort the terminally ill can also help people mourning the climate future.

Mark Hertsgaard

Covering Climate Now

Vote as if the Climate and the Future of Humanity Depend on It—Because They Do

Captain Trump wants to steer us straight onto the rocks. This election is humanity’s last shot to prevent utter climate catastrophe.

Bill McKibben

Can the Climate Youth Tip the 2020 Election Against Trump?

After electing Green New Deal champions in Democratic primaries, Varshini Prakash and the Sunrise Movement have their sights set on defeating Trump and the GOP in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania.

Mark Hertsgaard

States Are Doing What Big Government Won’t to Stop Climate Change

Officials hope the federal money, aimed at rebuilding economies ravaged by Covid-19, will support clean energy and carbon-cutting programs.

James Bruggers, Judy Fahys, Marianne Lavelle, Evelyn Nieves and Sabrina Shankman

United Nations

This Is Why the World Is Facing Climate Catastrophe

At the COP 25 summit in Madrid, the powerful countries stalled and squabbled while activists marched and pleaded for serious climate action.

Ben Ehrenreich

Fossil Fuels

Does the Climate Crisis Spell the End of Big Oil?

Financial markets are rightfully taking climate change seriously, but it’s humanity, not bottom lines, that should be our top concern.

Mark Hertsgaard

United Nations and Climate

Green New Deal

Vote as if the Climate and the Future of Humanity Depend on It—Because They Do

Captain Trump wants to steer us straight onto the rocks. This election is humanity’s last shot to prevent utter climate catastrophe.

Bill McKibben

Can the Climate Youth Tip the 2020 Election Against Trump?

After electing Green New Deal champions in Democratic primaries, Varshini Prakash and the Sunrise Movement have their sights set on defeating Trump and the GOP in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania.

Mark Hertsgaard

Want the Youth Vote? Prioritize Climate Change

Young voters are intimately aware that they will be forced to bear the full effects of climate change—and they’re voting with that in mind.

Jacob Wallace

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