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How to understand natural disasters in a climate change age
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How to understand natural disasters in a climate change age

How are we supposed to know which disasters are fated because of the stars, and which are fated because of 100 years of global CO2 emissions?

Who won the debate among voters who prioritize electability? Health care? Climate change?
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Who won the debate among voters who prioritize electability? Health care? Climate change?

Part of the difficulty of picking winners and losers in a debate is that each voter brings a different rubric to the task.

We don’t really know how stressed Americans are about climate
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We don’t really know how stressed Americans are about climate

Climate change can end up affecting mental health even if the weather you're experiencing doesn't register as a natural disaster.

Why good politics and good climate science don’t mix
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Why good politics and good climate science don’t mix

As the U.S. confronts what to do about climate change, human psychology leaves climate-conscious politicians in a tough spot.

The Green New Deal is impractical, but ‘practical’ solutions haven’t worked either
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The Green New Deal is impractical, but ‘practical’ solutions haven’t worked either

Fossil fuels and greenhouse gas emissions are tangled into every part of our economy and our lives. If we reduce our dependence on them, we're likely to end up changing parts of society we didn't expect.

How much is the government spending on climate change? We don’t know, and neither do they
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How much is the government spending on climate change? We don’t know, and neither do they

America's problems with solving our climate crisis predate President Trump and go deeper than petty snark.

Americans were a lot less worried about climate change before Trump took office
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Americans were a lot less worried about climate change before Trump took office

As the science editor for The Atlantic, Ross Andersen struggled for years to find stories about climate change that readers would pay attention to.

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