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Opinion | The Fires Sweeping Across Texas Offer a Terrifying Warning

  2024-03-02 in The New York Times

We’re entering clima incognita.

  Tagged under: Texas | Wildfires


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  2024-01-24 (or before) in The New York Times


Children Have a Right to Sue Nations Over Climate, U.N. Panel Says

  2023-08-28 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Women and Children


‘Forever Chemicals’ Are Everywhere. What Are They Doing to Us?

  2023-08-16 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: PFAS aka Forever Chemicals | Health


Leaks Can Make Natural Gas as Bad for the Climate as Coal, a Study Says

  2023-07-13 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Climate Change | Methane


Vermont Floods Show Limits of America’s Efforts to Adapt to Climate Change

  2023-07-11 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Climate Change | Housing


Opinion | In Texas, Dead Fish and Red-Faced Desperation Are Signs of Things to Come

  2023-07-08 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Fish | Texas


Canada Offers Lesson in the Economic Toll of Climate Change

  2023-07-03 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Climate Change | Wildfires


Opinion | Our Childrens’ Lungs Are Uniquely Vulnerable to All This Wildfire Smoke

  2023-07-02 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Health | Women and Children


Wildfire Smoke: Smoke From Canada Fires Stretches From Midwest to East Coast

  2023-06-29 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Wildfires


G.O.P. Targets Researchers Who Study Disinformation Ahead of 2024 Election

  2023-06-19 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Disinformation and Misinformation | Judiciary | US Politics


Heat Wave and Blackout Would Send Half of Phoenix to E.R., Study Says

  2023-05-23 in The New York Times


Opinion | Your Homeowners’ Insurance Bill Is the Canary in the Climate Coal Mine

  2023-05-07 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Climate Change | Housing | Insurance


Opinion | Private Equity Is Gutting America — and Getting Away With It

  2023-04-28 in The New York Times


Opinion | Nuclear Waste Is Misunderstood

  2023-04-28 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Nuclear Power | Climate Change


Biden to Create White House Office of Environmental Justice

  2023-04-21 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Climate Justice


Opinion | My Continent Is Not Your Giant Climate Laboratory

  2023-04-18 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Climate Change | Africa | Geoengineering


Opinion | How Big of a Climate Betrayal Is the Willow Oil Project?

  2023-03-16 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Climate Change | Alaska


How Biden Got From ‘No More Drilling’ to Backing a Huge Project in Alaska

  2023-03-13 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Joe Biden | Alaska


A Huge City Polluter? Buildings. Here’s a Surprising Fix.

  2023-03-10 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Housing


The U.S. Has Billions for Wind and Solar Projects. Good Luck Plugging Them In.

  2023-02-23 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Greenhouse Gases | Solar Energy | Wind Power | Electricity Grid


The New Soldiers in Propane’s Fight Against Climate Action: Television Stars

  2023-01-11 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy


Opinion | I’m a Scientist Who Spoke Up About Climate Change. My Employer Fired Me.

  2023-01-10 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Activism | Climate Change


Climate Activists Find a Way to Get Germany’s Attention: Stop Traffic (Published 2023)

  2023-01-02 in The New York Times

Extreme tactics have pushed the climate crisis to the top of the public discourse but also stirred debate over whether the activists are going too far.

  Tagged under: Activism


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  2022-12-30 in The New York Times

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  Tagged under: US Politics


Opinion | Arizona Is in a Race to the Bottom of Its Water Wells, With Saudi Arabia’s Help

  2022-12-26 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Farming | Colorado River | Rivers | Saudi Arabia | Water Resources


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  2022-10-14 in The New York Times

Discover the value of independent Times journalism today.

  Tagged under: Fish | Alaska


Florida Leaders Rejected Major Climate Laws. Now They’re Seeking Storm Aid. (Published 2022)

  2022-10-04 in The New York Times

Discover the value of independent Times journalism today.

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Greenhouse Gases | US Politics | Florida


Opinion | Nuclear Power Still Doesn’t Make Much Sense

  2022-09-16 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Nuclear Power


Pace of Climate Change Sends Economists Back to Drawing Board

  2022-08-25 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Climate Change


Kicking oil companies out of school

  2022-08-16 in The New York Times


Congo to Auction Land to Oil Companies: ‘Our Priority Is Not to Save the Planet’

  2022-07-24 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Congo | Land Use | Africa | Greenpeace | Trees


How One Senator Doomed the Democrats’ Climate Plan

  2022-07-15 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Joe Biden | Greenhouse Gases | Coal | Climate Change | US Politics


Opinion | Let’s Not Pretend Planting Trees Is a Permanent Climate Solution

  2022-06-04 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Trees


Opinion | We Can’t Drill Our Way to Energy Security

  2022-05-14 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Coal


Colorado River Reservoirs Are So Low, Government Will Delay Releases

  2022-05-03 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Colorado River | Drought | Greenhouse Gases | Rivers


Methane Leaks in New Mexico Far Exceed Current Estimates, Study Suggests

  2022-03-24 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Methane


Food Prices Approach Record Highs, Threatening the World’s Poorest

  2022-02-03 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Economics


Opinion | Meet the People Getting Paid to Kill Our Planet

  2022-02-01 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Farming | Sustainability


Chile Writes a New Constitution, Confronting Climate Change Head On

  2021-12-28 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Climate Change | Chile


Google Pledged to Remove Ads From Climate Denial Sites, but Many Still Run

  2021-12-16 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Disinformation and Misinformation


Opinion | Postcards From a World on Fire

  2021-12-13 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Farming | Climate Change


Rising From the Antarctic, a Climate Alarm

  2021-12-13 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Oceans | Global Warming | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Antarctic | Whales and Dolphins


How the U.S. Lost Ground to China in the Contest for Clean Energy

  2021-11-21 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Congo | China | Greenhouse Gases | Cobalt | Barack Obama | US Politics


Supreme Court to Hear Case on E.P.A.’s Power to Limit Carbon Emissions

  2021-10-29 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: US Politics


Why This Billionaire Is Worried About Green Investing

  2021-10-27 in The New York Times


Kyrsten Sinema Wants to Cut $100 Billion in Proposed Climate Funds, Sources Say

  2021-10-08 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Drought | Greenhouse Gases


Court Blocks a Vast Alaskan Drilling Project, Citing Climate Dangers

  2021-08-19 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Litigation | Alaska


Climate Crisis Turns World’s Subways Into Flood Zones

  2021-07-22 in The New York Times


Scorched, Parched and Now Uninsurable: Climate Change Hits Wine Country

  2021-07-18 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Wildfires | Climate Change | Insurance | California


Scorched, Parched and Now Uninsurable: Climate Change Hits Wine Country

  2021-07-18 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Wildfires | Coal | Climate Change | Insurance | California


What a Water Shortage Is Doing to Some of America’s Best Farmland

  2021-06-30 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Farming | Drought | Greenhouse Gases | California


Brazil, Besieged by Covid, Now Faces a Severe Drought

  2021-06-19 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Farming | Bolsonaro | Drought | Amazon Rainforest | Brazil


Opinion | Why Texas Republicans Fear the Green New Deal (Published 2021)

  2021-02-21 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Texas


A Glimpse of America’s Future: Climate Change Means Trouble for Power Grids (Published 2021)

  2021-02-16 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Global Warming | Climate Change | Texas | Wind Power | Electricity Grid


Opinion | You Should Have Listened, New York Tells Big Oil (Published 2020)

  2020-12-09 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | BP | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


How One Firm Drove Influence Campaigns Nationwide for Big Oil (Published 2020)

  2020-11-11 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Exxon


5 Things We Know About Climate Change and Hurricanes (Published 2020)

  2020-11-10 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Climate Change


Greta Thunberg Hears Your Excuses. She Is Not Impressed. (Published 2020)

  2020-11-02 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Greta Thunberg


Compact Nuclear Fusion Reactor Is ‘Very Likely to Work,’ Studies Suggest (Published 2020)

  2020-09-29 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Nuclear Power | Nuclear Fusion


A Secret Recording Reveals Oil Executives’ Private Views on Climate Change (Published 2020)

  2020-09-12 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Methane


Federal Report Warns of Financial Havoc From Climate Change (Published 2020)

  2020-09-09 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Climate Change | Economics


E.P.A. Relaxes Rules Limiting Toxic Waste From Coal Plants (Published 2020)

  2020-08-31 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Donald Trump | Coal


New Rule in California Will Require Zero-Emissions Trucks (Published 2020)

  2020-06-25 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: California


The Stark Racial Inequity of Personal Finances in America (Published 2020)

  2020-06-09 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Finance


Trump, Citing Pandemic, Moves to Weaken Two Key Environmental Protections (Published 2020)

  2020-06-04 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Donald Trump


Coronavirus Doesn’t Slow Trump’s Regulatory Rollbacks (Published 2020)

  2020-03-25 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Donald Trump


Climate Change Could Blow Up the Economy. Banks Aren’t Ready. (Published 2020)

  2020-01-23 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Climate Change


Court Quashes Youth Climate Change Case Against Government (Published 2020)

  2020-01-17 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Climate Change | Litigation


Court Quashes Youth Climate Change Case Against Government (Published 2020)

  2020-01-17 in The New York Times

Two of three judges on the panel said that climate change was an issue for lawmakers, not the courts.

  Tagged under: Activism | USA | Litigation | Climate Change


BlackRock C.E.O. Larry Fink: Climate Crisis Will Reshape Finance (Published 2020)

  2020-01-14 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Climate Change | Finance


Opinion | How to Stop Freaking Out and Tackle Climate Change (Published 2020)

  2020-01-10 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Greta Thunberg | Climate Change


Trump Rule Would Exclude Climate Change in Infrastructure Planning (Published 2020)

  2020-01-03 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Donald Trump | Climate Change


It’s a Vast, Invisible Climate Menace. We Made It Visible. (Published 2019)

  2019-12-12 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Methane | Texas


John Kerry Launches Star-Studded Climate Coalition (Published 2019)

  2019-11-30 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Coal | Climate Change


Sanders’s Climate Ambitions Thrill Supporters. Experts Aren’t Impressed. (Published 2019)

  2019-11-14 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Climate Change


How Did a Virus From the Atlantic Infect Mammals in the Pacific? (Published 2019)

  2019-11-09 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Oceans | Pacific Ocean


Opinion | How Scientists Got Climate Change So Wrong (Published 2019)

  2019-11-08 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Climate Change | Methane | Antarctic


Rising Seas Will Erase More Cities by 2050, New Research Shows (Published 2019)

  2019-10-29 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Oceans


Secret Deal Helped Housing Industry Stop Tougher Rules on Climate Change (Published 2019)

  2019-10-26 in The New York Times

The arrangement, in place for years, guarantees industry representatives a bloc of seats on two powerful committees that recommend building codes.

  Tagged under: USA | Housing | Climate Change | Greenhouse Gases


The Return of the 'Blob': Hawaii's Reefs Threatened by Marine Heat Wave (Published 2019)

  2019-10-21 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Oceans | Coral Reefs


Trump Administration Hardens Its Attack on Climate Science (Published 2019)

  2019-05-27 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Donald Trump | Greenhouse Gases | US Politics


Opinion | Time to Panic (Published 2019)

  2019-02-16 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Climate Change


Greenland’s Melting Ice Nears a ‘Tipping Point,’ Scientists Say (Published 2019)

  2019-01-21 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Oceans | Tipping Points | Arctic | Ice Melting


The Insect Apocalypse Is Here (Published 2018)

  2018-11-27 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Insects


Major Climate Report Describes a Strong Risk of Crisis as Early as 2040 (Published 2018)

  2018-10-08 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: IPCC


Losing Earth: The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change (Published 2018)

  2018-08-01 by in The New York Times

We knew everything we needed to know, and nothing stood in our way. Nothing, that is, except ourselves. A tragedy in two acts.

  Tagged under: CO2 | US Politics | Climate Change | Exxon | Greenhouse Gases | Coal | Economics


Opinion | Playing Dumb on Climate Change (Published 2015)

  2015-01-03 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Climate Change


Climate Expert Says NASA Tried to Silence Him (Published 2006)

  2006-01-29 in The New York Times


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