358 articles from The Atlantic.

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2021-12-08 Legendary VC John Doerr Has a Plan for Solving Climate Change John Doerr’s new book, Speed and Scale: An Action Plan for Solving Our Climate C...
2021-11-24 Climate Change Might Be Making Albatrosses Divorce Warming oceans could be driving albatrosses to divorce unnecessarily.Albatrosses...
2021-11-17 The Seven Lawmakers Who Will Decide the Climate’s Fate Negotiations in Washington, D.C., are far more important than those in Glasgow, ...
2021-11-09 Animals Are Already Adapting to Climate Change Lizards’ feet are morphing, squid are shrinking, rats’ teeth are getting shorter...
2021-11-08 What Climate Activists Need to Save the Planet Environmental movements have shifted public awareness about climate change. How ...
2021-11-03 How Bad Will Climate Change Get? What happens when we do something—but not enough—to stop climate change?The COP2...
2021-11-01 A Climate-Change Anthem for Oceania For people living in Oceania, climate change is the fight of our lives, and we n...
2021-10-30 Climate Change Is Coming for New Mexico's Chile Peppers New Mexico’s Hatch Valley faces its biggest test yet.In the village of Hatch, Ne...
2021-10-09 Bangladesh Really Is a Climate Success Story The country shows the power of self-determination when it comes to development a...
2021-09-20 The Millennials Not Having Babies Because of Climate Change A generation facing an intractable problem debates whether to bring a new genera...
2021-09-14 What Alcohol Taxes Have to Do With Climate-Change Policy And what they have to do with climate change.This is an excerpt from The Atlanti...
2021-09-07 The Summer of Climate Disaster This summer’s weather has forced a kind of continuous awareness of climate chang...
2021-09-03 Hurricane Ida Is a Turning Point for Climate Migration Some Hurricane Ida survivors may have no choice but to leave. Sooner or later, p...
2021-08-30 Climate Change Threatens Black History on Nantucket The island was once a place of working-class ingenuity and Black daring.About th...
2021-08-30 Hurricane Ida: How Climate Change Ruins Storm Preparation Cities simply don’t have enough time to run from a storm like Ida.Seventy-four h...
2021-08-26 Why 2021 Was So Hot in the West Disastrous environmental events are converging like never before.Updated at 12:4...
2021-08-10 Climate Is the New Populist Wedge Issue As the world reckons with the grim reality of the climate crisis, right-wing pop...
2021-08-09 IPCC Report: My Climate Tipping Point Understanding global warming intellectually is not the same as feeling its prese...
2021-08-09 The Latest IPCC Report Is a Catastrophe The latest UN report is clear: Climate change is here, it’s a crisis, and it’s c...
2021-07-31 Soil Might Not Be an Effective Carbon Sink At least for now, we can’t just trap carbon in the soil.The hope was that the so...
2021-07-20 Obituary: Carbon Tax, Beloved Climate Policy, Dies at 47 It reshaped how the world thought about climate change. But its prized trait—blo...
2021-06-16 The ‘Green Vortex’ Is Saving America’s Climate-Change Future A “green vortex” is saving America’s climate future.  Here, at least, is the sta...
2021-05-12 Why the 2060s Are So Important to Climate Change A pair of new studies on sea-level rise show that a crucial climate clock is tic...
2021-04-20 An Outdated Idea Is Still Shaping Climate Policy Biden’s team is split on how to think about climate change.Every week, our lead ...
2021-04-06 The 2 Rules for Eating to Fight Climate Change But two simple changes can help.What’s for dinner?On a planet wracked by rising ...
2021-02-16 'The Gates Rule': How Bill Gates Understands Climate Action Call it the “Gates Rule.”Every Tuesday, our lead climate reporter brings you the...
2021-02-03 Could Climate Change Be More Extreme Than We Think? Our climate models could be missing something big.Photo Illustrations by Brendan...
2021-02-03 A New Idea for Fighting Climate Change: Retirement Plans! If you’re retiring in the 2060s, you should make sure you can enjoy the 2060s.Ev...
2021-01-28 How Useful Is Recycling, Really? Among all possible climate actions, recycling ranks pretty low in its impact.One...
2021-01-12 What 2020’s Bizarre Economy Taught Us About Climate Change U.S. carbon pollution hasn’t been this low in decades—that’s the bad news.Every ...
2020-12-22 The 5 Biggest Climate Stories of 2020 Joe Biden’s victory isn’t on the list.Every Tuesday, our lead climate reporter b...
2020-12-08 What Very Muscular Horses Teach Us About Climate Change You can’t understand the history of American energy use without them. A new visu...
2020-12-01 How to Donate to Fight Climate Change (Effectively) These are the most effective carbon offsets and climate-advocacy groups, accordi...
2020-11-27 Photography Has Never Known How to Handle Climate Change Smoggy-looking daguerreotypes in 19th-century London foreshadowed today’s muted ...
2020-11-10 5 Ways to Think About Biden and Climate Change He could have the best chance to fight carbon pollution of any American leader i...
2020-10-15 Introducing Atlantic Planet Introducing Atlantic PlanetI’ve been covering climate change for The Atlantic fo...
2020-09-30 Debate: Trump Bragged About His Biggest Climate Failure At last night’s debate, the president got confused about his own policy—and Joe ...
2020-09-17 California Wildfires and the Politics of Climate Change Extreme-weather events represent an irresistible force for action. But an immova...
2020-08-31 The Benefits of Performative Environmentalism Don’t depersonalize climate change.My newly adopted home state is on fire again:...
2020-08-28 COVID-19 and Climate Change Have the Same Root Cause In the heat of COVID-19 and climate change, it’s too easy to forget what flouris...
2020-08-23 California’s Disasters Are a Warning—Climate Change Is Here The state’s heat waves, blackouts, and fires—amid a pandemic—offer a warning of ...
2020-08-19 The Climate Crisis Is Still a Crisis If the fate of American democracy is on the ballot in November, so too is the fu...
2020-08-12 Kamala Harris and the New Democratic Party Coalition It’s difficult to imagine the party nominating two white men for president and v...
2020-08-12 Why Britain Failed Its Coronavirus Test Boris Johnson has faced his share of blame for the country’s death count. But th...
2020-08-11 Does Mars Get Too Much Attention? A long obsession with Mars makes all the other worlds seem a little neglected.Pa...
2020-08-11 Kamala Harris, Colleges, and More: The Atlantic Daily We look at the charged debate around whether universities should hold in-person ...
2020-08-11 How to Stay One Step Ahead of Donald Trump Saudi leaders have figured out what makes the president tick like few others hav...
2020-08-10 How to Get Home From the Arctic Ocean During a Pandemic One scientist started in the Arctic Ocean and ended up crossing the Russia-Finla...
2020-08-10 Forest Fires Are Setting Chernobyl’s Radiation Free Trees now cover most of the exclusion zone, and climate change is making them mo...
2020-08-07 Poems for The Moment: Audre Lorde, Mary Oliver, and More Writers and editors from around our newsroom pick ones worth revisiting.Every we...
2020-08-07 The Supreme Court Doesn't Like to Talk About Race Saying nothing often is saying something.Supreme Court justices typically write ...
2020-08-07 I Was a Useful Idiot for Capitalism How I got co-opted into helping the rich prevail at the expense of everybody els...
2020-08-06 The Decline of the GOP Over five decades, the GOP has transformed into something I no longer recognize....
2020-08-05 The Pandemic Is Changing My Mind About Having Kids The coronavirus could change lingering cultural assumptions about what makes for...
2020-08-04 Why Joe Kennedy Is Running for Senate The Democratic representative hasn’t come up with a good rationale for challengi...
2020-08-03 Joe Biden’s Big, Bold, and Very Quiet Agenda Perceived as a moderate, he has embraced strikingly progressive goals without fa...
2020-08-03 Why the Pandemic Is So Bad in America A virus has brought the world’s most powerful country to its knees.Image above: ...
2020-08-01 Inside the Hong Kong Newsroom at the Edge of Autocracy The South China Morning Post is arguably the world’s most important newspaper—fo...
2020-07-31 Netflix’s ‘Most Popular’ List Is a Wasteland The ranking reveals a sad reality: People are really bored right now, and that l...
2020-07-24 A New Solution to Climate Science’s Biggest Mystery For the first time in 41 years, researchers have provided a new answer to one of...
2020-07-06 Why Joe Biden Doesn't Support Legalizing Marijuana Legalizing marijuana is extremely popular. So why won’t Joe Biden embrace the id...
2020-05-01 How Grief and Mourning Change During a Pandemic Six experts explain how to recognize the many new faces of grief during a pandem...
2020-04-28 Quarantine Could Change How Americans Think of Prisons Nationwide forced isolation, along with media coverage of the pandemic’s toll in...
2020-04-15 The Supreme Court Should Never Go Back to Its Pre-coronavirus Ways The Court’s decision to make oral arguments more accessible and transparent is u...
2020-04-03 In Hungary, the Coronavirus Is Just an Excuse In Hungary, the pandemic was just an excuse.This article was updated at 10:05 a....
2020-03-16 The U.K.’s Coronavirus 'Herd Immunity' Debacle The country is not aiming for 60 percent of the populace to get COVID-19, but yo...
2020-02-21 Poll: U.S. Voters Really Do Care About Climate Change For Democrats, climate change is now one of the two most important issues in pol...
2020-02-20 The Oil Industry Is Fighting Climate Policy in the States In the past few years, the American Petroleum Institute and its allies have foug...
2020-02-18 Jeff Bezos Will Struggle to Spend $10 Billion on Climate Change Jeff Bezos has pledged more money to battling climate change than anyone ever ha...
2020-02-13 Coronavirus’s Effects on Global Markets Will Be Delayed It will be a long time before we understand what the outbreak did to the global ...
2020-02-05 Solar Panels’ Hidden Benefits When our peers take actions to preserve the planet, we’re more likely to follow ...
2020-01-22 Read the Fiery Dissent in the Children's Climate Case Twenty-one children brought a lawsuit arguing that the government needs to act o...
2020-01-15 2019 Was the Second-Hottest Year on Record 2019 was the hottest year on record, with one exception.The 2010s were the hotte...
2020-01-06 Becoming a Parent in the Age of Climate Crisis I’ve never thought we should stop having children. But I will have to teach our ...
2020-01-04 Australia's Fires Won't Stop Burning Even as the country fights bushfires, it can’t stop dumping planet-warming pollu...
2019-12-17 Goldman Sachs Is Fighting Climate Change. Is the UN? As UN climate negotiations faltered, bankers on Wall Street brought good news fo...
2019-12-13 Freight Railroads Funded Climate Denial for Decades For nearly 30 years, America’s four biggest rail companies—which move the majori...
2019-12-02 John Kerry, Leonardo DiCaprio's New Bipartisan Climate Corps In an interview, the former secretary of state talks about the climate news that...
2019-11-12 Social Media Is Warping Democracy Why it feels like everything is going haywireSuppose that the biblical story of ...
2019-11-05 The Ideology Behind Donald Trump's Paris Withdrawal The president is withdrawing the U.S. from the Paris Agreement on climate change...
2019-10-11 California’s PG&E Blackouts Are a Climate Warning PG&E’s blackouts in California are a bleak preview of the disruptions that will ...
2019-10-07 The Five Most Popular Radical Climate Policies Most registered voters are in favor of spending trillions on weatherized buildin...
2019-09-25 The IPCC Sea-Level-Rise Report: The Oceans Are Breaking Sea-level rise will become unmanageable, and life will flee the world’s tropical...
2019-09-23 Why Greta Thunberg Makes Adults Uncomfortable Especially in private, she sounds a lot like … a teenager.In a very short time, ...
2019-09-22 'Surfacing,' Erosion': Alternative Views of Climate Change A pair of authors tries to maintain optimism about the world’s changing landscap...
2019-09-02 A Travel Writer Envisions a Future Without Vacations As a global climate crisis deepens, even professional travelers should cut back ...
2019-08-22 Does Climate Change Really Matter for 2020 Democrats? Bernie Sanders released a massive plan for a Green New Deal this week. What’s th...
2019-08-20 Paper Straws Won't Stop Climate Change They’re a single-use, disposable consumer item—a greener option, but not a green...
2019-08-08 How to Understand the IPCC’s New Climate Warning Here are seven ways of understanding the IPCC’s newest climate warning.1. There ...
2019-08-01 How the Fed Should Fight Climate Change The Federal Reserve should act aggressively to reduce that risk, a leading econo...
2019-08-01 A Pretty Good Democratic Debate About Climate Change Democrats have figured out how to talk about climate change with urgency and air...
2019-08-01 Andrew Yang's Horrific Debate Answer on Climate Change Fleeing to “higher ground” isn’t an adaptation policy.During the primary debates...
2019-07-31 Bullock, Beto, and Buttigieg's Fight on Climate Change Steve Bullock just wasn’t right.Amid the fireworks of Tuesday night’s Democratic...
2019-07-24 Why the Little Ice Age Doesn't Matter While parts of the world have warmed or cooled in the past, modern climate chang...
2019-07-16 In New Climate, California's Wildfires Are 500 Percent Larger “Each degree of warming causes way more fire than the previous degree of warming...
2019-07-13 Bangladesh Farmers Are Raising Ducks to Adapt to Climate Change Farmers in Bangladesh are adapting to climate change, and it’s having an impact ...
2019-07-12 Brian Schatz's Plan for the Climate Special Committee Democrats are trying to do their prep work now so they can hit the ground runnin...
2019-06-27 Democrats Still Don’t Know How to Talk About Climate Change They did try, though.I’ll be honest: It was just nice to hear them talk about cl...
2019-06-14 The Case for a Primary Debate About Climate Change Of course Democratic candidates should square off on the issue. Here’s what a mo...
2019-04-30 Beto 2020: His Climate-Change Plan 'Surprised' Experts Previously light on policy, his campaign has—for the moment—the most detailed pl...
2019-04-23 How Much Ice Has Greenland Lost to Climate Change? Since 1972, the giant island’s ice sheet has lost 11 quadrillion pounds of water...
2019-04-11 NASA Will Study Climate With For-Profit Spy Satellites The space agency is exploring what three Earth-observation start-ups can teach i...
2019-03-25 Why Arugula Is the Best Leafy Green It’s time for leafy-green justice.In hindsight, there were plenty of indications...
2019-03-19 Climate-Change Advocates Are on the March For the first time in years, a broad spectrum of climate advocates is playing of...
2019-03-15 Barry Lopez Warns About Climate Change in New Book A new book from Barry Lopez underscores how the genre has evolved as planetary c...
2019-03-12 Geo-engineering Study: Dimming the Sky Helps Everyone Geo-engineering won’t hurt a bit, at least compared with climate change—and it d...
2019-03-05 Why Nuclear Power Can't Solve Climate Change by Itself Nuclear power might be part of a Green New Deal, but it can’t meet all U.S. ener...
2019-03-01 It's Getting Warmer—But Americans Might Never Notice A person fretting about a “scorching” day might find the same temperature unrema...
2019-03-01 Jay Inlsee Joins 2020 Field as Climate-Change Candidate The Washington governor thinks a focus on climate change will win him the White ...
2019-02-22 Should People Be Scared About Climate Change? David Wallace-Wells, author of the new book The Uninhabitable Earth, describes w...
2019-01-25 Was 2018 Warmer Because of Climate Change? NASA and NOAA are both shut down, so outside scientists affirmed the milestone t...
2019-01-23 Most Americans Believe in Climate Change, Polls Say More Americans than ever are worried about climate change, but they’re not willi...
2019-01-21 Pollution and Climate Change Could Destabilize Monsoons Local emissions over the subcontinent make summer storms more erratic, and may h...
2019-01-20 It’s Cold Out, so Trump Is Doubting Climate Change Alas, a brief cold spell does not undo decades of scientific fact.It’s something...
2019-01-15 RCP 8.5: The Climate-Change Disaster Scenario “We’re a lot closer than we should be,” one Stanford scientist warned.The year 2...
2019-01-09 How Climate Refugia Shelter Species From Climate Change Deep in shady forests and at the bottom of towering canyons, climate refugia cou...
2019-01-03 Al Gore Q&A: Climate Change and the 2020 Democrats The former vice president discusses how the politics of the environment have cha...
2019-01-01 What Deniers of Climate Change and Racism Share The denial of climate change and the denial of racism rest on the same foundatio...
2018-12-18 Is the American Southwest Already in a Mega-Drought? Global warming may have turned an already historic dry spell into the third-wors...
2018-12-15 Norway's Energy-Positive Movement to Fight Climate Change The country now has a suite of buildings that generate more energy than they use...
2018-12-06 A Grim Vision of Climate Change, Ocean Oxygen, and Geoengineering The worst extinction in Earth’s history offers chilling predictions for the plan...
2018-12-06 Lancet Study Says Global Warming Threatens Public Health Experts say mounting environmental pressures will make people sicker, and that t...
2018-11-28 America Can't Fix Big Problems Like Climate Change The system of government gets in the country’s way.The federal government releas...
2018-11-27 How Hot Will Climate Change Make Earth if Paris Fails? According to the UN, most major polluters are not on track to meet their Paris g...
2018-11-26 The Most Chilling Parts of the 2018 Climate Assessment Thirteen federal agencies agree: Climate change has already wreaked havoc on the...
2018-11-23 Why Publish a Dire Federal Climate Report on Black Friday? In a massive new report, federal scientists contradict President Trump and asser...
2018-11-16 After 2018 Midterms, a New Politics of Climate Change The dust is settling on the 2018 midterms—and no plan to fight global warming ha...
2018-11-14 California Wildfires, Climate Change, and Disaster Capitalism What will climate adaptation look like? A million individual products, each prec...
2018-10-30 Three Ways to Combat Climate Change Through the Courts With the executive and legislative branches refusing to act, the judicial branch...
2018-10-29 Climate Change Put Animals on an Escalator to Extinction Ain’t no mountain high enough to escape climate change.In 1985, John Fitzpatrick...
2018-10-24 Trump, Climate Change, and the Future of U.S. Democracy Major disasters and challenging long-term weather conditions are weakening local...
2018-10-22 How Climate Change Helped the Dinosaurs Come to Power “The need to understand strange events like the Carnian Pluvial Episode has take...
2018-10-16 Trump's New View of Climate Change: 'I Don't Think It's a Hoax' Again.Election Day 2012 was an important day for Donald Trump. It may have been ...
2018-10-15 Climate Science Can’t Help Some Poor Countries in the Global South The field has a “data gap” problem that won’t be easy to solve.It’s easy to talk...
2018-10-13 How Planting Trees Affects Climate Change A growing body of research suggests that models of the warming world have undere...
2018-10-09 UN Climate Report: How to Understand Its Scary Warning It tries to find hope against a backdrop of failure.People must be burned out on...
2018-09-25 Google’s Tool to Help Cities Fight Climate Change The company will begin estimating local carbon pollution from cities around the ...
2018-09-13 Bipartisan Governors Unveil New Anti-Trump Climate Plans The group, whose states represent half of U.S. GDP, pledged $1.4 billion to supp...
2018-09-11 Climate Change: More Tourist Deaths on Melting Glaciers As people flock to see the world’s receding frozen wonders, they’re also encount...
2018-09-09 William Vollmann’s Brutal Book About Climate Change William T. Vollmann’s latest opus is brilliant, but it offers no comfort to its ...
2018-08-30 No Ecosystem on Earth Is Safe From Climate Change If carbon emissions continue to grow, anyone who works with the land could face ...
2018-08-30 Global Warming Means Insects Will Eat More Crops Climate change will mean more insects, and less food for humans.Since the dawn o...
2018-08-28 Trump Nudges Global Climate-Change Politics to the Right President Trump may be leading the rich, English-speaking world to scale back en...
2018-08-22 Climate Change Already Has Countless Victims With a new global summit approaching, communities in the southern United States ...
2018-08-06 Did Climate Change Happen Once Before In Earth's History? During the rise of mammals, Earth's temperatures spiked in a scary way that the ...
2018-08-01 The Problem With The New York Times' Big Climate Story By portraying the early years of climate politics as a tragedy, the magazine let...
2018-07-23 New Study: Climate Change Will Cause Suicides to Spike Unusually hot days have profound effects on mental health and human physiology.F...
2018-07-11 Brett Kavanaugh, Trump's Court Pick: 'Earth Is Warming' Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court affirms climate change—but that’s not necessa...
2018-06-25 Can China Fill the U.S. Leadership Vacuum on Climate? American withdrawal from the Paris agreement is a test for the future of the glo...
2018-06-07 Climate Change Can Be Reversed by Turning Air Into Gasoline A Harvard professor says his company should be able to suck carbon dioxide out o...
2018-05-30 How Do Aliens Solve Climate Change? Scientists recently modeled a range of interactions between energy-intensive civ...
2018-05-17 NASA Chief: We Contribute to Climate Change 'in Major Way' “I also know that we human beings are contributing to it in a major way,” Jim Br...
2018-05-14 Pew: Young Republicans Are More Liberal on Climate Change Millennials in the GOP want more government action on environmental issues than ...
2018-05-07 Climate Change Could Destroy the Ocean's Most Pristine Areas “Marine protected areas” have been an environmental success story. But a new stu...
2018-04-05 How to Talk to Kids About Climate Change As a reporter covering the environment, I'm all too aware of what the next 50 ye...
2018-02-28 College Republicans Try to Fix the GOP’s Climate Stance "A lot of young conservatives are frustrated by the false choice between no clim...
2018-02-12 Does Climate Change Cause More War? A New Paper Raises Doubts A new paper questions the growing body of evidence that weather fluctuations can...
2018-02-05 A Trip to a Museum for Convincing Americans About Climate Change An exhibition in Manhattan is the first step in a grand attempt to change the na...
2018-01-31 Trump Doesn't Mention Climate Change in His 2018 State of the Union “We have endured floods, and fires, and storms,” he said, without saying what ma...
2017-12-29 The President Doesn't Care Enough to Understand Global Warming It’s a shame—ours and his.In the first novel ever written about Sherlock Homes, ...
2017-12-07 Did Climate Change Worsen the Southern California Fires? Seven of the state’s 10 largest modern wildfires have occurred in the last 14 ye...
2017-12-04 Study: Climate Change Might Lower Salaries The more 90-degree days a fetus or infant endured, the lower his or her earnings...
2017-11-15 Democrats Are Shockingly Unprepared to Fight Climate Change There’s no magic bill waiting in the wings—and no quick path to arriving at one....
2017-11-06 The Zombie Diseases of Climate Change What lurks in the Arctic’s thawing permafrost?From the air, the coast of Greenla...
2017-11-03 Climate Change Is Getting Worse, Major New U.S. Report Affirms The National Climate Assessment arrives as President Trump is dismantling the mo...
2017-11-02 A Contested Finding in a Major New Climate-Change Report A new study in The Lancet makes the case that global warming is already ailing p...
2017-10-24 Climate Change Will Bring Major Flooding to New York Every 5 Years And that’s only counting the floods caused by hurricanes and tropical storms.New...
2017-10-09 Trump Repeals Obama's Landmark Climate-Change Power Plan The most aggressive dismantling of the former president’s environmental rules ye...
2017-10-02 Will Climate Change Make Rock Slides Worse? How a warming world could affect rockfalls like Yosemite'sLast Wednesday and Thu...
2017-09-08 It Is a Time to Talk About Climate Change A note on the false dichotomy between prevention and treatmentIn an interview wi...
2017-09-07 Has Climate Change Intensified 2017’s Western Wildfires? It was supposed to be a quiet year.This wasn’t supposed to be a bad year for Wes...
2017-08-27 How Climate Change Is Shaping the Floods of Harvey “The human contribution can be up to 30 percent or so of the total rainfall comi...
2017-08-21 How Climate Change Canceled the Grizzly Salmon Run On an Alaskan island, one of nature’s greatest spectacles is shutting down, as b...
2017-08-02 Substituting Beans for Beef Would Help the U.S. Meet Climate Goals With one dietary change, the U.S. could almost meet greenhouse-gas emission goal...
2017-07-24 Thanks to Climate Change, Peregrine Falcons Are Battling Gyrfalcons in Greenland A falcon war in Greenland’s frigid north is a preview of habitat contests to com...
2017-07-10 Are We as Doomed as That New York Magazine Article Says? Why it's so hard to talk about the worst problem in the worldNo one knows how to...
2017-06-29 Climate Change Will Worsen U.S. Inequality, Finds a Revolutionary New Study Global warming will intensify regional inequality in the United States, accordin...
2017-06-20 Did Climate Change Ground Flights in Phoenix? Yes, but it didn’t act alone.Weather always makes good news, but the role of cli...
2017-06-01 The Global Reaction to Trump's Climate-Change Decision Nations like China and India remain committed to the Paris climate change agreem...
2017-05-30 Tracking Climate Change Through a Mushroom's Diet Environmental differences that show up in fungi might give researchers a glimpse...
2017-05-30 Hawaii and the Ghost of Climate-Change Future As record-breaking high tides overwhelm Hawaii, people are getting a preview of ...
2017-05-26 How Climate Change Is Making Americans Sleep Worse A 765,000-person study argues that unusually warm nights are a public-health haz...
2017-05-17 Climate Change Is Forcing Trees to Move Northwest Climate change explains only 20 percent of the movement.As the consequences of c...
2017-05-12 Did Global Warming Really ‘Pause’ During the 2000s? A new study explains why the controversial hiatus doesn’t amount to much.It is t...
2017-05-03 Climate Change Is Causing More Sweltering Summer Days A new study aims to answer: When do we know if bad weather can be blamed on glob...
2017-04-26 The Newest “New York Times” Columnist Has Flip-Flopped on Climate Change … but he won’t cop to it.The newest columnist at The New York Times is Bret Step...
2017-04-22 What Americans Really Think About Climate Change Polls and studies reveal it’s the long, tiring grind that changes opinions about...
2017-04-10 What Antarctic Killer Whales Can Teach Humans About Climate Change The giant mammals are extremely vulnerable to changes in the ecosystem, making t...
2017-03-21 How Climate Change Will Make China's Smog Worse Air quality in Beijing has a lot to do with snowstorms in Siberia.When smog gets...
2017-03-15 The House Republicans Calling for Climate Action in the Trump Era A group of GOP lawmakers have signed a resolution warning that “the consequences...
2017-03-09 Scott Pruitt Rejects the Scientific Fact of Climate Change He has no evidence. He’ll successfully mislead people anyway.It was a bright war...
2017-02-23 Is It Okay to Enjoy the Warm Winters of Climate Change? The weather is nice, but it reminds us of the problems to come.This is not how F...
2017-02-10 How the New Climate Denial Is Like the Old Climate Denial Both are excuses for inaction.There has been a subtle shift recently in the rhet...
2017-02-09 The 11-Year-Old Suing Trump Over Climate Change When Avery McRae decided to take on the government’s environmental policies, she...
2017-01-12 The Hermit Who Inadvertently Shaped Climate-Change Science Billy Barr moved to the Rocky Mountains four decades ago, got bored one winter, ...
2017-01-11 Rex Tillerson Clarifies Some Climate Stances at His Confirmation Hearing The former oilman downplayed humanity’s responsibility for raising the global th...
2017-01-04 The Republicans Who Want Trump to Fight Climate Change Meet the “eco-right.”Not everyone interested in curbing climate change is tearin...
2016-12-25 Donald Trump and the Triumph of Climate Denial The science of man-made global warming has only grown more conclusive. So why ha...
2016-12-07 Climate Change in the Red States Areas of the country Trump won by large margins are particularly vulnerable to t...
2016-11-28 Trump's Two-Step on Climate Change: Talk Like a Moderate, Act Like a Republican Talk like a maverick. Act like an extremist Republican.There’s a pattern shaping...
2016-11-22 Donald Trump Doesn't Know What He Thinks About Climate Change, Either The president-elect appeared to consider its existence while speaking to The New...
2016-11-09 What President Trump Will Mean for Climate Change He could prove cataclysmic.If he fulfills his campaign promises, President-Elect...
2016-11-01 Climate Change Could Transform Southern Spain Into Desert The difference between 1.5 and 2 degrees of global warming might be dramatic.Whe...
2016-10-19 Donald Trump Is the First Demagogue of the Anthropocene He won’t be the last.Lately I’ve been thinking back to something that John Kerry...
2016-10-05 Republicans Can Understand Science And Still Deny Climate Change Climate skeptics aren’t generally more science illiterate than everyone else, ac...
2016-09-14 Data Sonification Captures Climate Change in Forests A musician translated the changing ecology of a forest into song.The Alexander A...
2016-08-24 How the Park Service Is Planning for Climate Change The agency is forging ahead despite slashed budgets and outdated policies.Five y...
2016-06-17 How Climate Change Unleashed Humans Upon South America’s Megabeasts A new study suggests that giant bears, sloths, and saber-toothed cats died becau...
2016-06-15 What 'Frankenstein' Says About Climate Change The 200-year-old novel is a testament to the innovation that can spring from env...
2016-06-10 Donald Trump Was Against Climate Change Before He Was For It Seven years ago, the presumptive Republican nominee called for urgent action to ...
2016-05-23 Climate Change Is Hurting Desert Life In deserts around the world, creatures and plants are struggling as their habita...
2016-05-12 Climate Change Is Shrinking Earth’s Far-Flying Birds In which the red knot is the canary, and the planet is the coalmine.Every year, ...
2016-03-23 A New Study Sketches a Terrifying, Near-Term Climate Future Why it’s so difficult to talk about the new bombshell climate paperThere has nev...
2016-03-08 What's the Answer to Climate Change? It’s not enough to let the market handle it or depend on geo-engineering.A&Q is ...
2016-02-29 Preparing for the Inevitable Sea-Level Rise Caused by Climate Change Scientists are struggling to figure out the timeline for how climate change will...
2016-02-24 The Link Between the Zika Virus and Climate Change Researchers are beginning to tease out the environmental factors that play a rol...
2016-02-12 Did the Supreme Court Doom the Paris Climate Change Deal? The Clean Power Plan is in bad shape, but the planet might not be.On Tuesday, th...
2015-12-28 The State of Things: Climate Change and Conservation Experts on ecology, conservation, and climate change offer their reasons for opt...
2015-12-22 'Ordinary Time' and William Styron's 'Earthrise' Story The timescales of global warmingThis is ‘Not Doomed Yet,’ The Atlantic’s weekly ...
2015-12-16 The Paris Deal: A 19th-Century View of a Changing Climate in John Ruskin's 'Plague-Wind' John Ruskin’s warnings about a “plague-wind” offer one way of looking at the Par...
2015-12-15 Is Climate Change to Blame for the Eastern United States's Unseasonably Warm December? Is climate change to blame for the Eastern United States’s warm spell?Man, it’s ...
2015-12-11 The Problem With Using Old Weather Reports to Track Climate Change It’s not just the temperature that’s different. The tools used to measure it are...
2015-12-11 How a Customs Bill Ignited a Fight Over Climate Change Despite changes, a key Democrat says the bill would block climate work.A key Dem...
2015-12-10 The Still Unresolved Questions of the Paris Climate Agreement A guide to the most contentious issues and how they’re discussed in the agreemen...
2015-12-07 The Americans Who Actually Want to Do Something About Climate Change Many Americans say global warming is real. But far fewer believe it’s a pressing...
2015-12-07 Amid Paris Frenzy, Sanders Goes Even Bigger on Climate Change Sanders’ new platform envisions steeper long-term carbon cuts and tougher auto m...
2015-11-30 Adapting to Climate Change The Earth is warming, but Washington is frozen, so localities keep finding new w...
2015-11-30 One Big Way Obama Can't Outrun Congress on Climate Change Big nations and private-sector titans arrived in Paris vowing to open their wall...
2015-11-20 Some Canadian Gas-Station Nozzles Will Soon Have Climate-Change Warning Labels Like cigarette warning labels, but for fuelIn the near future, motorists filling...
2015-11-16 A Conservative Alternative to Obama's Climate Plan Republicans have the ability to offer a market-based solution to climate change,...
2015-11-12 The Paris Climate Conference: A Contest of Human Nature vs. Mother Nature Climate change is ever more destructive. Why aren’t we heeding nature’s warnings...
2015-11-11 On Climate Change, Faint Lights Fade in GOP White House Race Candidates who say humans are heating up the planet and want action are vanishin...
2015-10-21 Study: Climate Change Could Shrink Global Economy 23 Percent The economic damage could be especially severe for poor countries. If left unche...
2015-10-15 Why Winning the War on Climate Change Will Require a Technocratic Revolution And even then, victory is far from guaranteed.As the 19th century entered its fi...
2015-10-13 An Interview with Bill Gates on the Future of Energy Bill Gates has committed his fortune to moving the world beyond fossil fuels and...
2015-09-23 What Should a Journalist Call Someone Who Doesn’t Think Climate Change Is Real? The climate-denier-skeptic-doubter debate has new life thanks to a change in the...
2015-09-15 House Republicans Plan to Call for Action on Climate Change Rep. Chris Gibson of New York is leading the charge, and nine other Republicans ...
2015-09-14 Not Doomed Yet: A New Newsletter About Climate Change A weekly summary of global-warming news, for people who want to pay more attenti...
2015-09-02 Earth in 10,000 Years Climate change means the end of our world, but the beginning of another—one with...
2015-08-09 John Kasich Dismisses Climate Change As 'Some Theory That's Not Proven' The Ohio governor suggests that action to fight global warming could kill jobs. ...
2015-08-03 Where to Move to Escape the Worst Effects of Climate Change Relocating to a landlocked city isn’t enough.Put simply: Climate change poses th...
2015-07-22 Is Martin O’Malley Right About ISIS, Climate Change, and the Syrian Civil War? Conservatives mock the Democratic presidential candidate Martin O’Malley, but th...
2015-07-02 David Koch and Tom Steyer Find Common Ground on Climate Change When billionaires Tom Steyer, a climate-change activist, and David Koch, a confi...
2015-06-18 Pope Francis: Climate Change and Abortion Are "˜Interrelated' Key takeaways from the Vatican's encyclical on climate change. Pope Francis has ...
2015-06-18 Pope Francis Writes a Moral Case for Taking On Climate Change in His Encyclical, Laudato Si Francis’s first encyclical is a cry to save the environment—and make a priority ...
2015-06-15 Pope Francis's Leaked Encyclical on the Environment Blames Humans for Climate Change Francis has been preparing an official text on the environment for over a year. ...
2015-06-15 Draft of Pope Francis' Climate Change Encyclical Leaks It calls on world governments to work together to fight climate change.An Italia...
2015-05-07 Republicans: NASA Wastes Money on Climate-Change Research Lawmakers want to cut Earth-monitoring program in favor of space travel.NASA con...
2015-03-02 Scientists Link Climate Change to Syrian War New research argues that global warming added to problems that caused Syria's ci...
2015-02-09 The Best Technology for Fighting Climate Change? Trees Between now and 2050, forests are one of our "most promising" geo-engineering to...
2015-01-23 State Department Official Wants Disney's 'Frozen' to Teach Kids About Climate Change How Elsa, Anna, Olaf, and Co. could help fight global warming.A high-ranking Sta...
2015-01-14 The Dangerous Underestimation of Climate Change's Cost Scientists say that poorer countries will see devastating effects much sooner th...
2015-01-05 The Seven Unexpected Republicans to Watch If You Care About Climate Change These GOP lawmakers and candidates could shape their party's future on global wa...
2014-12-30 What Can a Popular Pope Do About Climate Change? The pontiff plans to issue a rare and controversial plea for Catholics to consid...
2014-12-08 The Plan to Get Climate-Change Denial Into Schools Activists are pushing educators to teach that human-caused global warming is an ...
2014-11-22 Half of Americans Think Climate Change Is a Sign of the Apocalypse What a new report on theology and global warming means for public policySnowmage...
2014-11-15 Interstellar: Good Space Film, Bad Climate-Change Parable A story about looking for a new world is more exciting than a movie about saving...
2014-11-02 'All We Need Is the Will to Change' A new U.N. report, integrating the findings of more than 800 climate scientists,...
2014-11-01 The Climate-Change Solution No One Will Talk About Studies have shown that improved access to birth control can be a valuable tool ...
2014-09-22 How to Measure Success at the Climate-Change Summit Pledges to battle global warming are piling up around this week's United Nations...
2014-09-19 None An interview with author and activist Naomi KleinFor more than a decade, Naomi K...
2014-09-18 What Lead Paint Has to Do With Climate Change During the summer of 1924, workers at a refinery in Bayway, N.J., started to get...
2014-09-15 Proposed Texas Textbooks Teach Climate-Change Doubt Texas Board of Education member David Bradley wants to set the record straight o...
2014-09-12 The Climate Change Trap The accepted wisdom in Washington holds that energy and the environment are frau...
2014-09-08 Verdict: Charges Dropped on Account of Climate Change District attorney in Massachusetts dismisses charges against activists, citing t...
2014-08-13 None Environmentalists warn us that apocalypse awaits. Economists tell us that minima...
2014-05-16 Miami Will Be Underwater Before the Senate Acts on Climate Change Partisan politics and electoral gamesmanship are forcing the White House to take...
2014-05-16 How Climate Change Will Destroy Your Country's Credit Rating Get ready for a big downgrade.We all know that climate change threatens to devas...
2014-05-06 How Climate Change Will Affect Where You Live The White House will be going hard on climate change all week, thanks to a new N...
2014-04-28 None As the world heats up, the Himalayas are becoming more volatile. The deadly aval...
2014-04-22 None The pressing importance of figuring out how rising temperatures will affect peop...
2014-04-18 How to Tap Latent Conservative Support for Climate-Change Policy It's all a matter of how the issue is framed and what values activists appeal to...
2014-04-18 Wall Street Wants to Lend You Money to Fight Climate Change A $100 million fund gives homeowners low-cost loans for energy efficiency upgrad...
2014-04-14 The Main Climate Change Question: When Do You Want to Pay For It, And How? The choice on climate change is obvious: We can spend money now on reducing the ...
2014-04-04 Americans Don't Care About Climate Change Any More Than They Did in 1989 Just over one-third of Americans worry "a great deal" about climate change, down...
2014-04-03 None Iceland's prime minister is ready to ride the wave of melted polar ice caps to i...
2014-04-01 None The international body has issued a manual for adapting to a warming world.The U...
2014-03-31 Climate Change: More Violence, Less Food, and Embarrassment for Political Leaders A bleak report released by the UN's IPCC makes several things clear: climate cha...
2014-03-31 It May Take a Global Vegetarian Movement to Combat Climate Change It may be impossible to reach the U.N.'s goals without significant changes in gl...
2014-03-13 Here Is Exactly What the Chamber of Commerce Thinks About Global Warming A Senate hearing Thursday on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline produced a clear ...
2014-02-17 Fact-Checking the Bill Nye-Marsha Blackburn Climate Change 'Debate' If you are not the sort of person who watches Meet the Press, allow us to provid...
2014-01-10 The Political War Over Climate Change Is About to Heat Up In the middle of a weird weather week, the EPA quietly published one of its firs...
2014-01-09 Boxer and Whitehouse: Dem Leaders Back New Push on Climate Change Liberal Senate Democrats who are launching a new effort to seize the political ...
2014-01-02 Let's Try One More Time to Explain How Climate Change Works to Donald Trump Guys, did you hear that a "global warming" expedition got trapped in ice and als...
2013-12-20 None Fed up with slow (or in some cases, backwards) progress on climate change, envir...
2013-12-04 None Both The New York Times and Politico published stories this week based off a cli...
2013-11-21 As UN Climate Change Talks Go Nowhere, Ontario Bans Coal Welcome to the Great Green North.While delegates to the United Nations Climate C...
2013-09-27 We Are Terrifyingly Close to the Climate's 'Point of No Return' Should fossil fuel use continue on its current trajectory, the future for life o...
2013-09-27 America's Denial of Climate Change Is at Philip-Morris-in-1950 Levels How certain are scientists that climate change is caused by human activity? As F...
2013-09-27 None A United Nations climate panel has released its latest report on the state of ou...
2013-09-19 None People are planting more trees, thinking carefully about coastal development, an...
2013-08-12 The Complexities of Climate Change There are no easy solutions to global warming, but progress is on the horizon.If...
2013-06-19 Climate Change Is Happening Ideas of the Year 2013No specific incidence of freak weather can be definitively...
2013-05-21 None Was Oklahoma's massive storm an inevitable side effect of higher atmospheric tem...
2013-05-17 None Advocates of action on climate change hold a trump card. When the Supreme Court ...
2013-05-16 None It is true that there is not unanimity in the scientific community over the role...
2013-05-10 The Hockey Stick: The Most Controversial Chart in Science, Explained Climate deniers threw all their might at disproving the famous climate change gr...
2013-05-09 None About twice a year, Yale University's Project on Climate Change Communication re...
2013-05-07 None The Guardian on how climate change affects British wine, National Journal on the...
2013-03-09 We're Screwed: 11,000 Years' Worth of Climate Data Prove It New research takes the deepest dive ever into historic climate records.Average g...
2013-02-13 Obama Cries Out for Climate-Change Solutions, but What Happens Now? The president heartened environmentalists with the strongest presidential statem...
2013-01-24 None If current trends continue, the landscapes of states like New Mexico and Arizona...
2013-01-11 None Stopping global warming might be a hopeless cause, but that doesn't mean we can'...
2012-12-07 None The organization's major global warming conference brought almost 200 countries ...
2012-11-24 5 Charts About Climate Change That Should Have You Very, Very Worried Two new reports highlight the alarming consequences of staying our current cours...
2012-11-20 None President Obama's election night reference to global warming kindled a bit of ho...
2012-11-19 In All Probability: Climate Change and the Risk of More Storms Like Sandy By modeling climate change's local effects, we may finally be able to grasp what...
2012-10-23 None The presidential debates are over and to the chagrin of earthly-minded individua...
2012-10-16 Is David Axelrod to Blame for Climate Change's Absence From the Election? Warming could be a winning issue, but President Obama isn't pushing on it -- and...
2012-10-10 Why Aren't Politicians Listening to Joe Romm About Climate Change? For years, he's been arguing that talking about the science of warming is a winn...
2012-10-03 Is Climate Change the Sleeper Issue of the 2012 Election? Surprising new polling data shows swing voters are going green. It was quite the...
2012-09-17 Time for the GOP to Get Serious About Climate Change, the New National Security Issue The GOP is ceding important ground by tolerating and encouraging denialism on th...
2012-08-20 None The ice over the Arctic Ocean is shrinking at record rates this year, a stark si...
2012-07-17 Why Do Generation X Americans Not Care About Climate Change? Among Americans who grew up on MTV and grunge, a campaign of disinformation has ...
2012-06-15 None North America is witnessing the largest pine-beetle epidemic in recorded history...
2012-05-30 None Guest post by Jonathan H. Adler, a professor at the Case Western Reserve Univers...
2012-05-11 What's Actually Interesting About Covering Climate Change While climate change may be complex and difficult terrain, rediscovering our ind...
2012-05-11 None On April 22, 2011, Texas Governor Rick Perry, who has resisted the science of m...
2012-04-09 Which Plants Will Survive Climate Change?; Streams Are Doing Great Discovered: What makes plants better at being thirsty, climate change hasn't h...
2012-03-12 Engineering the Human Body Could Combat Climate Change From drugs to help you avoid eating meat to genetically engineered cat-like eyes...
2012-01-03 Another Year Goes By and We're No Closer to Solving Climate Change Events of 2011 show that no matter how solid the science, some people will never...
2011-11-23 None Seaweed farms have the capacity to grow huge amounts of nutrient-rich food, and ...
2011-11-03 None A new study uses unconventional but more accurate measures of the effect of clim...
2011-10-25 None I am quite possibly the world's worst gardener. I would like to blame my yard ...
2011-09-27 Food Security and Climate Change: The True Cost of Carbon With wheat prices surging as major producers are hit by droughts and other extre...
2011-09-26 Health and Climate Change: 7 Ways You Are Being Harmed From the increase in frequency of heatwaves to the spread of infectious diseases...
2011-09-21 Fighting Climate Change Is Not About Environmentalism I've been kicking around an idea recently that crystallized in the form of a sho...
2011-08-19 None Via Jonathan Adler, I see that a group of scientists doing "scenario analysis" o...
2011-06-10 On Climate Change, GOP Candidates Race to the Fringe The issue demonstrates how Republicans are encouraged to take needlessly extreme...
2011-05-17 None Data featured in Al Gore's film turns out to be more complicated than simple gra...
2011-03-03 None A new study suggests it's all in the wordingThis article is from the archive of ...
2011-01-20 Bad Climate for Global Warming Last week, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and NASA's Godda...
2011-01-14 2010 Ties for Hottest Year: Will Climate Change Denials Persist? Climate-watchers are losing patienceThis article is from the archive of our part...
2011-01-14 Climate Change Threatens a Caribbean Tribe's Home and Future Rising sea levels will force the Kuna off of their 365 Panamanian islands within...
2010-11-20 Debating the Climate Change Proposals In 'Cool It' New documentary aims to be counterpoint to An Inconvenient TruthThis article is ...
2010-11-17 The Other Good Thing About Fighting Climate Change Best fringe benefit of curbing emissions? A stronger economy.Thanks to the folks...
2010-11-10 Climate Change Denier Aims to Chair House Energy Committee Representative John Shimkus of Illinois is vying to chair the House Energy Comm...
2010-10-18 Why Republicans Deny Climate Change Their ideology is unique in the free worldThis article is from the archive of ou...
2010-09-22 None After my recent column on how big business is coming together to defend global w...
2010-09-15 How Gender Explains Climate Change Politics This article is from the archive of our partner .The international politics of a...
2010-08-10 Climate Change Is Not a Problem 'Environmentalism' Can Solve Dave Roberts at Grist delivers an eloquent riff on why climate change is too big...
2010-07-29 A Wrong Turn on Climate Change >This week, Harry Reid unveiled the Democrats' latest attempt at an energy packa...
2010-07-06 None The New Republic debates the costs, benefits, and uncertaintiesThis article is f...
2010-06-25 Green Activist Defends Climate-Change Skeptics This article is from the archive of our partner .A new study claims to show that...
2010-05-20 Climate Change and Malaria The idea that malaria and climate change are strongly connected still has wide c...
2010-03-10 China's Climate Change Skepticism >In yet another unnerving sign that China may not be on the same page as other m...
2010-03-01 Global Warming: No Big Deal? A risk perception expert explains why it's hard to get worked up about climate c...
2010-02-25 Glenn Beck, Climate Change Believer This article is from the archive of our partner .Fox News headliner Glenn Beck u...
2010-02-02 None It's already looking like Phil Jones will not return to his position as the head...
2009-12-14 Canaries in the Climate Change Coal Mines? Like canaries in the coalmines of yore, low-lying islands in the midst of the wo...
2009-09-15 Alcohol: Climate Change's Next Victim? Photo by pawelbak/Flickr CC Climate change has been blamed for a host of alarmi...
2009-07-24 Compare-and-contrast reading on climate change This morning George Will offered another in his series of reassuring columns ab...
2009-07-06 Daily Chart: Is Climate Change the Biggest Problem For the Developing World? I have been meaning to write something about this ever since Jim Manzi linked to...
2009-06-26 Capital, Technology, Policy: The three critical ingredients to prevent climate change The recent focus on climate change has been the House of Representatives, which ...
2009-05-15 The Chamber Watches Itself On Climate Change The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, under fire from key members for its opposition to ...
2009-01-26 Interview: Daniel Weiss On Climate Change And What Happens Next This morning, Lisa Jackson was sworn in as Administrator of the Environmental Pr...
2007-04-01 Global Warming: Who Loses—and Who Wins? Climate change in the next century (and beyond) could be enormously disruptive, ...
1998-01-03 The Great Climate Flip-Flop “Climate change” is popularly understood to mean greenhouse warming, which, it i...