How Texas froze: Neglect of power-grid and climate warnings set the icy stage

State officials' repeated failure to act on deeply researched advice for averting grid catastrophes paralleled Texas' years-long non-response to experts' warnings about the dangers of climate change.


Seagrass is a vital weapon against climate change, but we’re killing it

As coastal development continues, Floridians often don't think about their impacts on the hidden meadows beneath the sea's surface.


Human destruction of nature is 'senseless and suicidal', warns UN chief

UN report offers bedrock for hope for broken planet, says António Guterres.


Productivity Commission finds Australia's water policy not up to challenge of climate change, population growth

As urban populations grow, Australia's cities need a greater focus on recycled and storm water for both drinking water and maintaining open green spaces.

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Health benefits of Paris climate goals could save millions of lives by 2040

Stronger climate policies could benefit the health of populations in every country, now and across this century.


The 10-minute interview: Katharine Hayhoe on Science Moms fighting climate change

Katharine Hayhoe, one of the founding mothers of Science Moms, talks about why moms are key players in the fight against climate change.
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Youth environmental activism has moved us forward in many ways—but to maximize this impact we need coalitions that learn from the past in order to prepare for the future.

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Op-ed: Gina McCarthy takes the reins on national climate action

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