Emissions are surging back as economies reopen

As the pandemic rages, the world is still far from getting global warming under control.

US courts accept climate science. Can Trump and McConnell undo that?

Courts in recent years have reached a consensus that humans are warming the climate, but Trump’s effort to appoint a record number of judges may threaten that.

Judge nixes bid to stop coal sales that Trump revived

A judge threw out a lawsuit on Friday from a coalition of states, environmental groups and American Indians which sought to revive an Obama-era moratorium against U.S. government coal sales on public lands in the West.


The thing about science denial and disinformation is it works: Paul Thacker

COVID-19 is just the most recent example of science denial spreading faster than facts. Industry keeps using the tactic because it works.

Staying at home on planet Earth

The pandemic tells us that the right to shelter and habitat is an urgent and essential one, for humans and other creatures
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Prepare for a November surprise

Don't believe the polls; it'll be a race, by hook or by crook.

The President’s green comedy routine

A token, triumphal green moment for a president and party who just might need such a thing in an election year.

A Northeast US climate initiative has had a major side benefit—healthier children

Researchers estimate a climate effort in the Northeast U.S. helped the region reduce toxic air pollution and avoid hundreds of asthma and autism cases, preterm births, and low birth weights.

A global I-told-you-so

Forty years ago, Jimmy Carter's Global 2000 report sounded dire warnings about our environment.

Scientists probe ancient history of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet and find unsettling news about sea level rise

The eastern Antarctic Wilkes Basin ice sheet seems to have receded during a warming event about 400,000 years ago—such a loss could add an additional 13 feet to sea level rise in the future

Research meets art: Exploring possible climate futures at Burning Man

There will be no Burning Man 2020. But researchers are already looking ahead to next year's event with an eye toward climate education.

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