T/environment

  1. Trump’s Energy, Low and Dirty Editorial, Today

    Risking the planet to keep a lie alive....

  2. Trump Ends Trip Where He Started: At Odds With Allies and Grilled on Russia Foreign, May 27

    Despite intense lobbying by world leaders, Mr. Trump did not endorse the Paris climate accords on the last day of his trip abroad....

  3. The G-7 Statement on the Paris Accords Interactive, May 27

    In the document addressing the climate pact and other topics, six nations reaffirmed their commitment to cutting planet-warming emissions....

  4. The G-7 Statement on the Paris Accords Interactive, May 27

    In the document addressing the climate pact and other topics, six nations reaffirmed their commitment to cutting planet-warming emissions.

  5. World Leaders Increase Pressure on Trump to Stay in the Paris Accord Foreign, May 26

    Negotiators for America’s partners in the Group of 7 intensified pressure on the United States not to pull out of the 2015 climate agreement....

  6. Can the Paris Climate Deal Survive a Trump-Style Renegotiation? Foreign, May 26

    Some advocates of global climate action think the pact would be stronger if the United States simply left, rather than remaining in and demanding big changes....

  7. An Effect of Climate Change You Could Really Lose Sleep Over Science, May 26

    Hotter nights in a warming world could have significant effects on how well people sleep, a new study suggests....

  8. A Right to Bingo, but Not Clean Water, in New York’s Constitution Metro, May 26

    Environmentalists want to amend the state Constitution to guarantee clean water and air, and a healthful environment. Critics say the language is too vague....

  9. Looking for Trump’s Climate Policy? Try the Energy Department National, May 25

    The president’s proposed reductions to the department’s research may have a greater impact on climate change than the Paris accord decision....

  10. Where Nestlé Guzzles Water, Michigan Neighbors Take Exception Business, May 24

    Bottling operations can draw 130 million gallons a year from one site at almost no cost to Nestlé. Its application to pump even more has opened a political fight....

  11. Mapping 50 Years of Melting Ice in Glacier National Park Interactive, May 24

    Glacier National Park’s eponymous ice formations lost more than a third of their area between 1966 and 2015. See how every glacier in the park has retreated over 50 years....

  12. Mapping 50 Years of Melting Ice in Glacier National Park Interactive, May 24

    Glacier National Park’s eponymous ice formations lost more than a third of their area between 1966 and 2015. See how every glacier in the park has retreated over 50 years.

  13. Fighting Trump on Climate, California Becomes a Global Force National, May 23

    The state has been at the leading edge of the resistance to President Trump. But of all the battles, none has the global implications of climate change....

  14. U.S. Forests Shifting With Climate Change Science, May 22

    A warmer, wetter climate is helping push dozens of Eastern U.S. trees to the north and, surprisingly, west, a new study finds....

  15. Climate Cowards — and Heroes Op Ed, May 22

    China’s and India’s progress highlights the short-sightedness of the Trump administration’s climate stance....

  16. China and India Make Big Strides on Climate Change Editorial, May 22

    Progress by two of the world’s top greenhouse gas producers is a huge lesson for the United States....

  17. How Rollbacks at Scott Pruitt’s E.P.A. Are a Boon to Oil and Gas Business, May 20

    The new E.P.A. administrator has a long, helpful history with Devon Energy, going back to his days as attorney general of Oklahoma....

  18. Cracking Washington’s Gridlock to Save the Planet Op Ed, May 19

    Citizens in a growing network are imploring their legislators to talk across party lines about curbing carbon emissions....

  19. Freezing Temperatures, Glacial Winds, Volcanic Dust: All in a Day’s Work for Times Team in Antarctica Insider, May 19

    The story behind the story of the first virtual-reality stereo footage ever shot on the continent....

  20. Canada Today: Burning Schoolhouses, Vanishing Ice and Urban Birds Foreign, May 19

    Victoria Day, a holiday for federal public servants and everyone else in most provinces, started in 1845. Nowadays, it ends with a Burning Schoolhouse, a Canadian fireworks company’s creation....

  21. Looming Floods, Threatened Cities Interactive, May 18

    Antarctica’s potential collapse could damage coastal cities across the globe....

  22. Racing to Find Answers in the Ice Interactive, May 18

    Scientists are sprinting to understand what is happening in West Antarctica as the planet warms around it....

  23. Miles of Ice Collapsing Into the Sea Interactive, May 18

    Some scientists fear that West Antarctica’s immense ice sheet may have entered the early stages of an unstoppable disintegration....

  24. ‘Vulnerable Voices’ Lash Out as Companies Sway Climate Talks Business, May 16

    Developing nations and environmental groups condemned the presence of corporate lobbyists at a climate change talk session in Germany, but the United States defended it....

  25. Under Fire, Climate Scientists Unite With Lawyers to Fight Back National, May 15

    Lawyers are building networks to respond to attempts to subvert research and threaten scientists in government and academia....

  26. Tillerson, in Alaska, Gives No Hint on Paris Climate Accord National, May 11

    At a meeting of the Arctic Council, the secretary of state was noncommittal when asked about the administration’s view on the landmark climate agreement....

  27. To Simulate Climate Change, Scientists Build Miniature Worlds Science, May 11

    A series of experimental “mesocosms” in Australia show that a warming world will have unexpected effects on marine ecosystems....

  28. In Win for Environmentalists, Senate Keeps an Obama-Era Climate Change Rule National, May 10

    Senators voted 51 to 49 to block a measure that would have undone a regulation to control the release of methane from oil and gas wells on public land....

  29. Text to Text | Henry David Thoreau’s ‘Walking’ and ‘Time to Write? Go Outside.’ Learning, May 10

    How does nature help make us better students, and better human beings?...

  30. Stay In or Leave the Paris Climate Deal? Lessons From Kyoto National, May 9

    The Paris accord provides its members with more flexibility than the earlier Kyoto Protocol, an argument for those who want the United States to remain in the deal....

  31. Arctic Nations to Meet Amid Unsettled U.S. Stance on Climate Change National, May 9

    With the Trump administration still undecided about the Paris climate accord, Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson is to head to a meeting of the Arctic Council in Alaska....

  32. Obama Speaks in Milan, With Food as Text and Politics as Subtext Foreign, May 9

    In his first public foray abroad since leaving office, Mr. Obama linked climate and food issues and met with Matteo Renzi, the former Italian prime minister seeking a comeback....

  33. Obama Sees New Front in Climate Change Battle: Agriculture Dining, May 9

    In his first foreign speech since leaving office, the former president takes up a cause better associated with his wife....

  34. The Business Case for the Paris Climate Accord Op Ed, May 9

    Remaining in the treaty would spur new investment, strengthen American competitiveness, create jobs and ensure access to global markets....

  35. Tundra May Be Shifting Alaska to Put Out More Carbon Than It Stores, Study Says National, May 8

    Researchers focused on warmer weather that keeps the tundra from freezing until later, allowing processes that release carbon dioxide to continue longer....

  36. A Parable From Down Under for U.S. Climate Scientists Science, May 8

    Politics intruded on climate science in Australia. The scientists fought back, led by John Church, a leading world expert on sea level rise....

  37. Friday Mailbag: A Columnist Has a Fiery Debut and Another Goes Missing Editorial, May 5

    The first column from The New York Times’s new Op-Ed writer drew a fresh wave of mail. And an artist was unhappy with a past public editor decision....

  38. Climate of Unintended Consequences Op Ed, May 4

    Do-something impulses and eco-cure boosterism turbocharged by government and subsidized business can do great harm....

  39. Bret Stephens Takes On Climate Change. Readers Unleash Their Fury. Public Editor, May 3

    The New York Times’s new Op-Ed writer drew a strong reaction when he questioned the data on climate science in his first column. Now what?

  40. 23 Environmental Rules Rolled Back in Trump’s First 100 Days Interactive, May 2

    We’ve tracked the major environmental policies and decisions the Trump administration and Congress have rolled back so far.

  41. Answering Your Climate Questions Opinion, May 1

    Readers had many questions and comments regarding my first column.

  42. Answering Bret Stephens on Climate Science Opinion, May 1

    Readers react to the first column by a conservative writer who thinks we should be “skeptical of an overweening scientism.”

  43. China’s Appetite Pushes Fisheries to the Brink World, April 30

    Overfishing is depleting oceans across the globe, but China’s enormous appetite and massive fleet of deep-sea fishing vessels is having an outsize impact.