Climate Change

Russia’s War Against the Cold

A new history considers how the struggle with Siberia’s permafrost redefined the country.

Jennifer Wilson

Exxon Helped Cause the Climate Crisis. It’s Time They Paid Up.

The COP26 climate summit will be an opportunity to put fossil fuel companies on trial through the court of public opinion.

Mark Hertsgaard

Global Vaccine Inequity Could Make Migration Harder Than Ever

Migrants are facing even more restrictions in the Covid era—and thanks to lack of vaccine access in lower-income countries, they will be less likely to meet them.

Abdullah Shihipar

Covering Climate Now

Big Oil’s Delay Tactics Are the New Climate Science Denialism

Big Oil’s Delay Tactics Are the New Climate Science Denialism

Academic researchers say the fossil fuel industry engages in “discourses of delay” to divert attention away from the crisis.

Amy Westervelt
Hurricane Ida Makes Landfall In Louisiana Leaving Devastation In Its Wake

Why Won’t TV News Say “Climate Change” About Hurricane Ida?

It’s media malpractice not to mention that burning fossil fuels drives extreme weather events.

Mark Hertsgaard
We Have to Choose the Future of the Planet

We Have to Choose the Future of the Planet

As the devastating Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report makes clear, we have political choices to make right now if we want to avert global catastrophe.

Mark Hertsgaard and The Nation

Climate and Politics

Students Covid Campus

As the Pandemic Continues, College Students Return to a Different Campus

Young people from across the country weigh in on how Covid is impacting their college experience.

StudentNation

Was Occupy Wall Street More Anarchist or Socialist?

Two OWS participants debate the ideology at the core of the anti-capitalist movement.

Natasha Lennard and Nikil Saval

Bernie Sanders Backs Canada’s Left Rival to Justin Trudeau

The New Democratic Party and its dynamic young leader, Jagmeet Singh, score a cross-border endorsement.

John Nichols

Covering Climate Now

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