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Impacts

Texas blackouts point to coast-to-coast crises waiting to happen

Continent-spanning storms triggered blackouts in Oklahoma and Mississippi, halted one-third of U.S. oil production and disrupted vaccinations in 20 states. While it's not always possible to say precisely how global warming influenced any one particular storm, scientists said, an overall rise in extreme weather creates sweeping new risks.

Resilience

Texas mayor tells residents to fend for themselves during power outage: ‘Only the strong will survive’

Tim Boyd’s tirade, which also suggested that “lazy” residents find their own ways of procuring water and electricity, immediately drew backlash. Later, he announced his resignation.
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A different kind of land management: Let the cows stomp

Regenerative grazing can store more carbon in soils in the form of roots and other plant tissues. It's good for soil quality. But how much can it really help the fight against climate change?

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Causes

'Invisible killer': fossil fuels caused 8.7m deaths globally in 2018, research finds

Pollution from power plants, vehicles and other sources accounted for one in five of all deaths that year, more detailed analysis reveals
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Causes

What working in the oil industry taught me

What my time working on a North Dakota oil patch taught me about America’s fossil fuel addiction — and how to curb it.
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Politics

Tracking environmental actions under Biden

President Biden is already unwinding Donald Trump’s environmental legacy, while forging his own. The Washington Post is chronicling every step.
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Solutions

GM will sell only zero-emission vehicles by 2035

The move, one of the most ambitious in the auto industry, is a piece of a broader plan by the company to become carbon neutral by 2040.
From our Newsroom

The Superfund program turns 40. And it's a mess.

A well-intentioned law hits a landmark anniversary as President Biden inherits more than 1,500 Superfund sites.

Youth activism alone cannot save us: A case for intergenerational environmental coalitions

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.

Forty years of good intentions

Will environmental justice get a jump-start from President Biden?

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

Some suggestions for President Biden's climate czar.

​The season of renewal is almost here. We hope.

This coming spring may not be a cure-all, but it will be a welcome break from the dark winter.

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