A video for Earth Day's most sanctimonious observers.
Grist, one of our partners on The Climate Desk, hosted a panel earlier this week about the new SEC ruling that urges companies to report risks associated with climate change. We've selected some of the most interesting bits below:
Carbon sequestration companies are looking to pump greenhouse gases underground. Private landholders are taking note, and the government should as well.
In honor of Earth Day, NASA has unveiled a massive supercomputer that will allow scientists from around the world to collaborate on climate modeling.
The fuel is cleaner than coal and recently plentiful, but will we end up swapping one drug for another?
With one set of climate talks winding down in Washington and another kicking off in Bolivia, the global climate debate is developing an "us vs. them" tone.
Can federal courts help tackle global warming? States and environmentalists are turning to judges when the other branches of government refuse to act.
In a new Wired profile, Energy Secretary Steven Chu emerges as one of the most important players in the global push for renewable energy. Daniel Roth describes how Chu's collaboration with the private sector has transformed the Department of Energy from a forgotten nuke depository to an innovative source of climate change policy.
Duke Energy CEO James Rogers is the latest Chamber of Commerce member whose pragmatic stance on climate change has caused a rift with the lobbying group.
Greentechmedia's "Top Ten Green Giants" list has some of the usual suspects -- General Electric, Dow Chemical, Siemens -- but at the top is an organization less well known for its corporate acumen: China's Communist Party.
Information is Beautiful plots the daily carbon dioxide emissions from the European airline industry and the erupting volcano in Iceland against the emissions saved by canceled flights:
Kerry, Graham, and Lieberman will unveil their much-hyped climate bill this month. We break down the winners and losers.
We're collaborating on The Climate Desk with Slate, Mother Jones, Grist, Wired, the Center for Investigative Reporting, and PBS' new public affairs show "Need to Know." Here's what they've been up to in the past week.
Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano has been erupting for nearly a month. The last time it blew, in 1821, the eruption lasted for two years, so climatologists are questioning whether the volcano will have a cooling effect on the earth's climate.
The EPA may be turning to an unexpected legal avenue in its campaign to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Just a year ago, California was heralded as a leader on green energy and one of the most forward-thinking states on environmental issues. But now a new ballot initiative threatens to stall the state's cap-and-trade plan until its economy improves.
Climate change is forcing coffee growers to higher elevations. How will buyers and sellers of the delicate crop adjust?
Paul Krugman has a virtuoso piece about the economics of climate change in the New York Times Magazine. He methodically dissembles climate skeptic arguments and builds a case for a cap-and-trade approach to cutting emissions.
And would we want it to?
Back-to-back earthquakes prompt questions about the frequency and strength of seismic activity