There’s a simple trick to provoking better behavior, without seeming like a self-righteous jerk.
A newly identified population in Greenland is less dependent on the vanishing sea ice. But even they can’t hold out forever.
In the next few weeks, Senate Democrats could fall short—for arguably the third time in 30 years—of passing a climate deal. What will that mean for the planet and the country?
The Defense Production Act has become an important tool as the White House’s climate policy has stalled in Congress.
The start-up Running Tide wants to use kelp buoys to fight climate change. The plan might not work, but it’s still a preview of our climate future.
A net-zero land rush is sweeping the country, and both locals and wealthy “green lairds” are trying to buy in.
The party doesn’t even seem to realize that it’s blowing a once-in-a-decade chance to pass meaningful climate legislation.
To understand how climate change is altering our planet, it helps to know a little Earth science.
India’s giant heat wave is having ripple effects for the world’s food supply.
By completely rewiring the network of animal viruses, climate change is creating a new age of infectious dangers.
The two paths to avoid the worst of climate change would still dramatically change the world as we know it.
A popular idea to soften the blow of global warming might also make the world’s malaria problem even worse.
Companies including Google and Facebook are pouring more than $900 million into a nascent technology that’s essential to zeroing out emissions.
It was once the pinnacle of humanity’s climate ambitions. A new UN-led climate report essentially concedes that it’s out of reach.
Russia and inflation are pushing America into a new climate era.
Extreme rain, rising sea levels, and more frequent wildfires are all making landslides more likely.
Three ways to think about the SEC’s new climate rule
This should have been the moment for renewables. What happened?
What we call petroleum is more like a category of chemicals than a single thing.
For a global plastics treaty to succeed, it will need to tamp down production—and recognize the lives and livelihoods that depend on plastic still.
The old way of insuring against fires isn’t working anymore.
The key to coping with high gas prices is better driving habits.
Even a “minor” skirmish would wreck the planet.
The U.S. might be “energy independent,” but it still can’t control production.
Here are three big takeaways from the new UN-led report, which warns that global warming “is a threat to human well-being and planetary health.”
Germany has long argued that importing natural gas from Russia would help keep peace. That strategy is being tested now.
The White House can’t fix one of its biggest political liabilities until it figures out the problem.
Local meteorologists are better positioned than anyone else to talk their communities through the facts about climate change.
It requires building new factories. Lots of them.
It’s one of the most cost-effective climate policies the U.S. has ever considered, according to a new analysis.
Facing sea-level rise, flooding, and landslides, the city’s residents are finding resilience—because they have little other choice.
Extreme weather and energy uncertainty are already sending prices soaring.
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.