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Can Russian-US Scientific Cooperation Be Restored as Arctic Warming and the Ukraine War Intensify? Can Russian-US Scientific Cooperation Be Restored as Arctic Warming and the Ukraine War Intensify?

US and Russia have a long history of polar science cooperation.

Apr 16, 2024 / Pavel Devyatkin

man holds a sign that says 1.5

The EU’s Secret to Slashing Emissions The EU’s Secret to Slashing Emissions

Europe proves that putting a price on carbon can dramatically transform fossil fuel–based economies.

Apr 10, 2024 / Paul Hockenos

I Saw the Future of Climate Technology—and Its Big-Oil Investors

I Saw the Future of Climate Technology—and Its Big-Oil Investors I Saw the Future of Climate Technology—and Its Big-Oil Investors

At the Cleantech North America conference, the fates of climate-tech start-ups are tangled into the balance sheets of companies who caused the crisis in the first place.

Feb 15, 2024 / Molly Taft

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It’s the 2024 Election Season. Where’s the Climate Story? It’s the 2024 Election Season. Where’s the Climate Story?

Despite the threats to all of humanity, news outlets around the world are largely sidelining the climate conversation

Feb 7, 2024 / Covering Climate Now / Mark Hertsgaard and Kyle Pope

An Extinction Rebellion activist participates in an action to block traffic to the Port of Rotterdamn.

Extinction Rebellion Wants to Reclaim the Port of Rotterdam Extinction Rebellion Wants to Reclaim the Port of Rotterdam

The climate activists are putting pressure on Dutch officials to reduce emissions at Europe’s most polluting port.

Dec 28, 2023 / Covering Climate Now / Anna Hiatt

Shell No Protest

Biden Should Abolish Secretive Corporate Tribunals that Bypass the Law Biden Should Abolish Secretive Corporate Tribunals that Bypass the Law

A legal regime known as investor-state dispute settlements erode environmental regulation and increase fossil fuel industry profits.

Dec 12, 2023 / Molly Taft

A collage of fossil-fuel advertorials.

How the Media Greenwashes the Fossil Fuel Industry How the Media Greenwashes the Fossil Fuel Industry

Many of the world's most reputable publications use their credibility to sell advertorials that protect polluters and confuse readers.

Dec 5, 2023 / Amy Westervelt and Matthew Green

Christiana Figueres poses for a photo after an interview with the Associated Press prior to a news conference of

“No One Wins on a Dead Planet”: A Former UN Climate Chief Loses Faith in Fossil Fuel Companies “No One Wins on a Dead Planet”: A Former UN Climate Chief Loses Faith in Fossil Fuel Companies

At COP28, Christiana Figueres, the architect of the Paris climate agreement, said people must balance outrage and optimism.

Nov 30, 2023 / Covering Climate Now / Ajit Niranjan

Veronica Johnson, chief meteorologist at WJLA, gives the weather forecast on air at the station on January 10, 2023, in Arlington, Va.

How TV News Can Help Save the Planet How TV News Can Help Save the Planet

Television stations should take the lead on transforming the global climate story into a local one.

Nov 29, 2023 / Covering Climate Now / Kyle Pope and Elena González

Xi Jinping and Gavin Newsom meeting China

Governor Newsom’s Visit to China Shows the Potential for a Sophisticated, Progressive Foreign Policy Governor Newsom’s Visit to China Shows the Potential for a Sophisticated, Progressive Foreign Policy

We need intelligent dialogue, not crude confrontation.

Nov 1, 2023 / Jake Werner

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