T/environment

  1. E.P.A. Moves to ‘Close the Door’ on Asbestos. Consumer Groups Say Loopholes Remain. Climate, April 17

    The new rule will restrict uses of asbestos, a carcinogen, more than initially expected, but health advocates criticized it as falling short of the protections needed.

  2. Climate Protests in London Occupy Major Landmarks World, April 17

    More than 300 have been arrested as part of a global civil disobedience campaign demanding immediate government action on climate change, with more confrontations expected.

  3. One Thing You Can Do: Fix It Climate, April 17

    Also this week: Our reporter visits Duluth, Minn., a city that could become a climate refuge.

  4. The G.O.P. Promotes Leftism Opinion, April 17

    If centrist policies are doomed, why should Democrats pursue them?

  5. Interior Dept. Opens Ethics Investigation of Its New Chief, David Bernhardt Climate, April 15

    The department's inspector general has said that she is looking into a "wide assortment" of allegations of conflict of interest and other potential violations.

  6. Want to Escape Global Warming? These Cities Promise Cool Relief Climate, April 15

    While climate change affects everywhere, some areas in America will be less affected than others. And some of those fortunate places, it happens, might be looking for people.

  7. Striking a Balance Between Fear and Hope on Climate Change Books, April 15

    Bill McKibben’s new book, “Falter,” takes a mostly grim view of our willingness to avert environmental disaster. But he leaves open the possibility that we may yet avoid the worst.

  8. Duluth, Minn.: The ‘Most Climate-Proof City’ in America? Video, April 15

    If extreme weather made your city unlivable, where would you move? Consider Duluth, Minn., a Harvard University climate adaptation expert says. He thinks the city’s cold temperatures, abundance of fresh water and industrial infrastructure make it an ideal climate refuge.

  9. The Finns Party Campaigned Against Climate Action. It Came in 2nd. World, April 14

    Although the populist party is unlikely to be part of a new government, it may now have more political influence in Finland.

  10. How Giant Sea Spiders May Survive in Warming Oceans Science, April 14

    The strange creatures’ adaptations to the cold of the Antarctic Ocean may also help them as their habitats heat up.

  11. Gala Honoree Causes Concern at American Museum of Natural History Arts, April 12

    The museum said it was “deeply concerned” that the event it is hosting will honor Brazil’s president, whose environmental policies have drawn criticism.

  12. Mueller and the Media, Take Two Opinion, April 12

    Let’s try to do better this time.

  13. Two New Books Dramatically Capture the Climate Change Crisis Books, April 12

    In David Wallace-Wells’s “The Uninhabitable Earth” and Nathaniel Rich’s “Losing Earth,” we have a picture of the increasingly dire problem of global warming.

  14. Senate Confirms Bernhardt as Interior Secretary Amid Calls for Investigations Into His Conduct Climate, April 11

    The former oil lobbyist has already played a central role in designing many of President Trump’s policies for expanding drilling and mining.

  15. Winning the climate fight Opinion, April 10

    There are pro-climate policies that most voters favor.

  16. One Thing You Can Do: Reduce Your Lawn Climate, April 10

    Also this week: How our reporters solved a mystery in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

  17. Automakers Plan for Their Worst Nightmare: Regulatory Chaos After Trump’s Emissions Rollback Climate, April 10

    The matter is increasingly urgent because the Trump administration is said to have settled on the details of its rollback plan, which would quite likely split the American auto market.

  18. The Battle Hymn of the Postmillennials Interactive, April 10

    Michael R. Jackson’s original song cycle “The Kids on the Lawn,” inspired by photographs by Virgil Abloh, written for T’s Culture issue.

  19. March Temperatures in Alaska: 20 Degrees Hotter Than Usual Interactive, April 9

    Temperatures soared more than 20 degrees Fahrenheit above the March average in many parts of Alaska, a result of disappearing sea ice and a wobbly jet stream.

  20. March Temperatures in Alaska: 20 Degrees Hotter Than Usual Interactive, April 9

    Temperatures soared more than 20 degrees Fahrenheit above the March average in many parts of Alaska, a result of disappearing sea ice and a wobbly jet stream.

  21. ‘Dr. Seuss’s Garden’ Yields a Deep-Sea Discovery, but It Already Faces Threats Climate, April 9

    Researchers said Tuesday they had found two new species of coral in undersea canyons off New England, an area where ocean temperatures are expected to increase sharply because of global warming.

  22. Trump’s Pick for Interior Dept. Continued Lobbying After Officially Vowing to Stop, New Files Show Climate, April 4

    An invoice and other documents indicate that the nominee, David Bernhardt, continued to lobby after he filed official papers promising that he would no longer do so.

  23. We Checked President Trump’s Dubious Claims on the Perils of Wind Power Climate, April 3

    It’s no secret that Mr. Trump dislikes wind power. But he's stepped up his attacks lately with new false claims.

  24. We Fact-Checked President Trump’s Dubious Claims on the Perils of Wind Power Climate, April 3

    It’s no secret that Mr. Trump dislikes wind power. But he's stepped up his attacks lately with new false claims.

  25. One Thing You Can Do: Keep Your Old Gadgets Out of the Trash Climate, April 3

    Also this week: How it felt to climb a 28-story ladder in pursuit of news. Our reporter was, he said, “a mess.”

  26. These Countries Have Prices on Carbon. Are They Working? Interactive, April 2

    More than 40 governments have adopted a price on carbon, but many of the programs are still too weak to drive truly deep cuts in emissions.

  27. Trump’s Order to Open Arctic Waters to Drilling Was Unlawful, Federal Judge Finds Climate, March 30

    The decision has broad implications for Mr. Trump’s effort to push drilling across the American coastline and on public lands.

  28. Trump’s Order to Open Arctic Waters to Oil Drilling Was Unlawful, Federal Judge Finds Climate, March 30

    The decision has broad implications for Mr. Trump’s effort to push drilling across the American coastline and on public lands.

  29. California Is Swooning Over a Heavenly Super Bloom of Wildflowers Opinion, March 29

    Exceptional beauty is a welcome respite in a place that has been battered by extreme climate conditions.

  30. Plastic Bags, or Paper? Here’s What to Consider When You Hit the Grocery Store Climate, March 29

    Plastic and paper both have downsides. Here are a few broad lessons to keep in mind.

  31. The Senate’s ‘Sham Vote’ on the Green New Deal Opinion, March 29

    Readers berate politicians for not taking action on climate change.

  32. Plastic Bags to Be Banned in New York; Second Statewide Ban, After California New York, March 28

    State lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo have agreed to ban most single-use plastic bags; counties will have the option to impose a 5-cent paper-bag fee.

  33. Top Democrat Assails Bernhardt’s Ethics at Senate Hearing on His Interior Secretary Nomination Climate, March 28

    Lawmakers must decide whether Mr. Bernhardt, who has faced conflict-of-interest criticisms, is the right person to oversee some 500 million acres of public land as well as the nation’s coastal waters.

  34. One Thing You Can Do: Brew a Greener Cup of Coffee Climate, March 27

    Also this week: Our correspondent braves the Northern European winter on a commuter bike.

  35. Where’s Your Climate Plan, Mr. McConnell? Opinion, March 26

    The Senate Republican leader staged a sham vote on a Democratic climate change resolution, embarrassing only himself.

  36. Copenhagen Wants to Show How Cities Can Fight Climate Change Climate, March 25

    The Danish capital wants to be carbon neutral six years from now. Its plan involves wind, recycling and a very innovative ski hill.

  37. What Makes a Catastrophic Flood? And Is Climate Change Causing More of Them? Climate, March 22

    Floods are complicated. But here are simple answers to questions about flooding, climate change and staying safe when the water rises.

  38. 25 States Are at Risk of Serious Flooding This Spring, U.S. Forecast Says Climate, March 21

    With flooding already reaching historic levels in parts of the United States, federal scientists warn to expect more in the coming months.

  39. The Fight to Tame a Swelling River With Dams That May Be Outmatched by Climate Change Climate, March 21

    Along the Missouri, John Remus controls a network of dams that dictates the fate of millions. ‘It was not designed to handle this.’

  40. Want to Use Less Plastic? Our Readers Have Ideas Climate, March 20

    Also this week: A student in Hawaii brings the climate protests to his hometown.

  41. Obama-Era Oil Leases Broke the Law by Not Assessing Climate Impact, Judge Rules Climate, March 20

    The decision could present a threat to President Trump’s agenda to quickly expand oil and gas drilling by offering opponents a roadmap to legal challenges.