Politics

Election 2020, our environment, and you

We want to hear what this election means for you

BOZEMAN, Mont.—"It's sad to win and be this depressed."

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Impacts

Anatomy of a smokey hellscape: Douglas Fischer

BOZEMAN, Mont.—Living in the Rocky Mountains, we often joke about our five seasons: Fall, winter, spring, summer and smoke.

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Solutions

Who killed the supergrid?

How Trump appointees short-circuited U.S. grid modernization to help the coal industry.

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Solutions

Is Economic Growth the Wrong Goal?

The endless pursuit of G.D.P., argues the economist Kate Raworth, shortchanges too many people and also trashes the planet. Economic theory, she says, “needs to be rewritten” — and Raworth has tried, in a book called Doughnut Economics. It has found an audience among reformers, and now the city of Amsterdam is going whole doughnut.
Good News

Good news! A huge THANK YOU to all our donors. We're full-steam ahead.

We normally reserve this space for noteworthy environmental news. But I need time for a heartfelt "thank you."

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Solutions

MacKenzie Scott’s Early Climate Funding Follows a Well-Worn Path. How Might She Branch Out?

A hallmark of MacKenzie Scott’s giving so far has been supporting groups with diverse leadership and those overlooked by philanthropy. Her initial wave of climate funding, however, backed the mainstream. Where could she turn next?
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Politics

The Climate Crisis Is Still a Crisis

If the fate of American democracy is on the ballot in November, so too is the future of the planet.
From our Newsroom

Moving forward after four years of fights and falsehoods

As the US turns the page on a skeptical and openly hostile administration, environmental science and journalism face continued obstacles—but there is some optimism.

Mercy, Mercy Me

Measuring a 50 year-old plea from a legendary singer.

On to 2021. And not a moment too soon.

Here's hoping the new year brings the climate change coverage we need.

Our top 5 good news stories of 2020

Because we could all use a little more cheer.

Our 5 most read stories of 2020

Revisit the stories and words that most resonated with our readers.

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