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Bill McKibben: Is it hot enough for political action?

Bill McKibben: Is it hot enough yet for politicians to take real action?

The latest record temperatures are driving, again precisely as scientists have predicted, a cascading series of disasters around the world. Bill McKibben's commentary in The New Yorker.

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It’s Earth Day—and the news isn't good

New reports show that ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica are melting faster than anticipated, and other disasters loom.
The little-known world of caterpillars

The little-known world of caterpillars

An entomologist races to find them before they disappear.
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Greening the burial of the dead, in Brooklyn

The historic Green-Wood Cemetery—the final resting place of Leonard Bernstein and half a million others—explores a cutting-edge method of processing human remains: electric cremation.
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Can the U.N. save the world from ecological collapse?

At this week’s summit, delegates will consider ambitious new conservation targets—even though the old ones have yet to be achieved.
McKibben:  How to pay for climate justice when polluters have all the money

McKibben:  How to pay for climate justice when polluters have all the money

The COP27 climate conference, in Egypt, was in large part a global search for cash.
Pakistan’s unseen climate-change survivors

Pakistan’s unseen climate-change survivors

The social worker Quratulain Bakhteari is on a lonely mission to help flood survivors in the province of Balochistan.