A carbon dividend seemed like a great way to solve climate politics. But it might not work.
Living in the era of climate change might make us feel guilt, or grief, or anger. How do those who think about these problems every day keep going?
The clean-energy revolution is unleashing a rush on cobalt, reviving old mines—and old questions—in a remote forest.
Decades-old laws that protect car dealers are keeping the U.S. stuck in the gas-powered past.
“This is a supply-side problem. This is unlike any other market that any of us lumber traders have ever experienced.”
The 49 other Senate Democrats are making a reckless climate gamble too.
Humanity’s energy plans have two giant gaps.
They’re harmful to health, environment, and human rights—and now poised to dominate this century as an unchecked cause of climate change.
Even an inch of rain, if it falls too quickly, can overwhelm a place.
Young, progressive listeners are making a stink about carbon-torching NFTs. But will greener versions be enough to get them on board?
If Democrats fail to pass a climate policy, they will all but guarantee that the world will warm a dangerous degree and that the U.S. will surrender its technological advantage to China.
The consequences will go far beyond closed ski resorts.
The thick layer of mucilage that covered the Sea of Marmara for weeks was an unsettling glimpse of climate change’s more oozy effects.
Climate-concerned donors should focus on helping to pass climate policy, not offset their emissions, an advisory group says.
John Doerr’s new book, Speed and Scale: An Action Plan for Solving Our Climate Crisis Now, is a checklist for global action.
Climate advocates finally have some power—and all the dilemmas that come with it.
How much will American men have to adapt to help keep the planet from roasting?
Negotiations in Washington, D.C., are far more important than those in Glasgow, Scotland.
Glasgow is a spectacle. That’s kind of the point.
The United States, Russia, and France now describe the once-neglected technology as a key part of their decarbonization plans.
One way or another, life just off the coast of California is about to change.
What happens when we do something—but not enough—to stop climate change?
The mass slaughter of whales destroyed far more than the creatures themselves.
Why a new U.S.-EU trade arrangement about steel is surprisingly important
What the president’s deal would mean for the battle against climate change
Instead of mourning the loss, some climate experts are simply shrugging it off.
A climate scientist has won the Nobel Prize in Physics for the first time. It’s a reminder that the field, which emerged from the mid-20th century’s biggest questions, hasn’t always been fraught.
And the chances of passing either are getting slimmer.
Governments and companies have built the global energy system around natural gas almost without a second thought. Now it’s costing them.
A new bipartisan bill would treat it that way.
One of rookie smoke jumpers’ first lessons—after leaping from a plane and packing a parachute—is learning how to sew.
While many salmon fisheries are collapsing, Bristol Bay, Alaska, is booming—for now.
Or maybe the Patagonia
The trade group that represents Apple, Walmart, Nike, and dozens of other companies is trying to kneecap the U.S.’s final chance to meet its 2025 climate goals.
One sign EVs are no longer the auto industry’s neglected stepchild? Norway could sell its last gas-powered car as soon as next year.
Today’s fictional North is defined by nostalgia for an icier time.
The party’s climate measures suddenly face a tough battle in Congress.
And what they have to do with climate change.
This summer’s weather has forced a kind of continuous awareness of climate change.
When two megafires converged on a small town in Oregon, the community faced a choice. People could flee, leaving the town to its fate. Or they could stay and fight.
Disastrous environmental events are converging like never before.
Democrats will soon reveal how the Biden administration’s plans could cut U.S. climate pollution in half this decade. Is that goal even possible?
The earthquakes and wildfires and wars keep piling up. When does our empathy run out?
Wildfire smoke is taking a toll on cows in the West, potentially even diminishing how much milk they produce.
And help the climate, too
The lesson that California never learns
My mom wanted to be prepared for wildfire season. But I knew she was concerned about the cost.
The latest UN report is clear: Climate change is here, it’s a crisis, and it’s caused by fossil fuels.
The June heat wave caused billions of deaths.
If America wants to fight climate change—or enjoy the benefits of a modern economy—it must get much better at building electricity transmission. Yikes.
Humans are terrible at finding bats and birds killed by wind turbines. Dogs are great at it.
It reshaped how the world thought about climate change. But its prized trait—bloodless economic efficiency—won it few friends on the right or left.
The idea has reshaped global climate policy, but is far less concrete than its supporters have been led to believe.
The type of fuel you choose isn’t as important as how sustainably it’s sourced, and what you’re grilling matters more.
Climate change is keeping temperatures higher in the fall, setting up browntail-moth caterpillars to boom in summer.
Oil-producing countries are starting to prepare for a peak in oil demand. That isn’t necessarily good news for the planet.
I learned how to tolerate the heat in Arizona. I just never thought I’d have to put those lessons to use in Portland.
The Pacific Northwest is melting now, but all across America the infrastructure we have was built for the wrong century.
The hedge fund that staged a revolt at Exxon last month is now recruiting an army of mom-and-pop investors for future battles.
A “green vortex” is saving America’s climate future.