T/environment

  1. Mi cuchara de plástico ¿sí va a reincorporarse a la Tierra? En español, Today

    Los plásticos biodegradables sí se desintegran, pero necesitan condiciones específicas. Mira esta guía para ubicar cuáles son las mejores alternativas si quieres contaminar menos.

  2. ‘Insane’ Heat Has Been Scorching Miami. It’s Not Even June. U.S., Yesterday

    The hottest May on record for the city has experts worried about the summer — and hurricane season — to come.

  3. How India Is Coping With Extreme Heat Climate, Yesterday

    India is adapting to a new era of dangerous heat, even as climbing temperatures are making its transition to a cleaner economy more difficult.

  4. Top Oceans Court Says Nations Must Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions World, Yesterday

    Experts say the opinion, though nonbinding, is likely to lead to more claims for damages against polluting nations.

  5. Biden and Big Oil Had a Truce. Now, It’s Collapsing. Climate, Yesterday

    Companies were enjoying record profits. But the president’s decision to pause permits for gas export terminals has whipped up industry support, and donations, for Donald Trump.

  6. Tormentas eléctricas, viento y cambio climático: esto es lo que hay que saber En español, May 20

    Los científicos afirman que tormentas como las que azotaron Houston podrían volverse más intensas a medida que el planeta se calienta, aunque precisar las tendencias sigue siendo difícil.

  7. Is Biodegradable Plastic Really a Thing? Climate, May 20

    Technically, it exists. But here’s what to think about when shopping.

  8. This Scientist Has an Antidote to Our Climate Delusions Magazine, May 18

    Ayana Elizabeth Johnson on how to overcome the “soft” climate denial that keeps us buying junk.

  9. La crisis del agua empeora en Ciudad de México En español, May 18

    Una confluencia de factores como el cambio climático, la expansión urbanística y una infraestructura deficiente ha llevado a la capital mexicana al borde de una severa crisis de agua.

  10. Mexico City Has Long Thirsted for Water. The Crisis Is Worsening. Foreign, May 18

    A system of dams and canals may soon be unable to provide water to one of the world’s largest cities, a confluence of unchecked growth, crumbling infrastructure and a changing climate.

  11. Thunderstorms, Wind and Climate Change: Here’s What to Know Climate, May 17

    Scientists say storms like those that battered Houston could become more intense as the planet warms, though pinning down trends is still challenging.

  12. Heat Stress Is Hitting Caribbean Reefs Earlier Than Ever This Year Climate, May 16

    Scientists in the United States are reporting “unprecedented patterns” of surface warming, an ominous sign for coral.

  13. Snow Lifts Great Salt Lake From Record Lows, but Dangers Persist Climate, May 16

    The lake remains below healthy levels and experts warn the increase could reduce the pressure to conserve water.

  14. Hochul Meets the Pope, and Reflects on Her Father and Irish Catholicism Metro, May 16

    At a climate change summit at the Vatican, Gov. Kathy Hochul positioned New York State as a leader in pursuing environmental goals, but also recalled her late father.

  15. Gov. Gavin Newsom Accuses Trump of ‘Open Corruption’ at Climate Meeting Climate, May 16

    The California governor, speaking at the Vatican, used sharp language to describe the former president’s appeal to fossil fuel executives for campaign donations.

  16. DeSantis Signs Law Deleting Climate Change From Florida Policy Climate, May 16

    The law also stops programs designed to encourage renewable energy and conservation in a state that is highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.

  17. The Possible Collapse of the U.S. Home Insurance System The Daily, May 15

    A Times investigation found climate change may now be a concern for every homeowner in the country.

  18. Why Did the Hotel Chain Hire a Marine Biologist? Travel, May 15

    Megan Morikawa of the Iberostar Group is applying science — and scale — to eliminate food waste, save coral and collaborate across the travel industry to cut carbon.

  19. Las autoridades de California paralizan un estudio de blanqueamiento de nubes En español, May 14

    Los investigadores habían estado probando un pulverizador que algún día podría utilizarse para empujar una niebla salada hacia el cielo, enfriando la Tierra. Las autoridades detuvieron los trabajos alegando problemas de salud.

  20. Summer 2023 Was the Northern Hemisphere’s Hottest in 2,000 Years, Study Finds Climate, May 14

    Scientists used tree rings to compare last year’s extreme heat with temperatures over the past two millenniums.

  21. 4 Takeaways From Our Homeowners Insurance Investigation Climate, May 14

    Across the country, more intense heat, storms and fires are causing the home insurance market to start to buckle.

  22. Alarmed by Climate Change, Astronomers Train Their Sights on Earth Science, May 14

    A growing number of researchers in the field are using their expertise to fight the climate crisis.

  23. As Insurers Around the U.S. Bleed Cash From Climate Shocks, Homeowners Lose Interactive, May 14

    It’s not just California and Florida now: Insurers are losing money around the country. It means higher rates and, sometimes, cancellation notices.

  24. How an Obscure Agency Became a Linchpin for Climate Policy Climate, May 13

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission voted 2-to-1 in a partisan split on Monday on a new rule that could help speed up wind and solar energy.

  25. New Rules to Overhaul Electric Grids Could Boost Wind and Solar Power Climate, May 13

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved the biggest changes in more than a decade to the way U.S. power lines are planned and funded.

  26. Cloud Brightening Study in California Is Halted by Local Officials Climate, May 13

    Researchers had been testing a sprayer that could one day be used to push a salty mist skyward, cooling the Earth. Officials stopped the work, citing health questions.

  27. Una breve guía para comprender las compensaciones de carbono En español, May 13

    Muchas de ellas no funcionan para compensar los vuelos y algunas incluso pueden ser perjudiciales. Sin embargo, existen algunas alternativas más efectivas.

  28. We Can Get the Electricity We Need Without Frying the Planet (or Our Pocketbooks) Op Ed, May 13

    We need utilities to succeed now more than ever before. But the definition of success needs to evolve.

  29. It’s Not Your Imagination. Your Allergies Are Getting Worse. Op Ed, May 13

    The seasonal allergy hill is now an all-year mountain.

  30. Women at Work, and With Their Families Too Letters, May 12

    Readers respond to a guest essay about mothers and careers. Also: Mythologizing Donald Trump; a mental health tragedy; offshore drilling.

  31. How 5 N.Y.C. Neighborhoods Are Struggling With Climate Change Metropolitan, May 12

    New data projects are linking social issues with global warming. Here’s what that means for these New York communities.

  32. California Will Add a Fixed Charge to Electric Bills and Reduce Rates Business, May 10

    Officials said the decision would lower bills and encourage people to use cars and appliances that did not use fossil fuels, but some experts said it would discourage energy efficiency.

  33. From Ancient Charcoal, Hints of Wildfires to Come Science, May 10

    By digging into the geologic record, scientists are learning how wildfires shaped — and were shaped by — climate change long ago.

  34. The Latest in Rafah, and a Key Trump Trial Witness Returns to the Stand Podcasts, May 10

    Plus, more arrests on campus.

  35. Are Floating Cities the Solution to Rising Seas? Special Sections, May 10

    Is living on the water our future? Floating developments, including a project in progress in South Korea, suggest that it’s more than a pipe dream.

  36. In Ecuador, Homes That Are Part of the Mountains T Style, May 10

    A group of architects are creating disjointed structures that, in responding to their unsteady terrain, are a new model in cooperative building.

  37. The Doom vs. Optimism Debate Climate, May 9

    How to reconcile two new reports that seem to tell very different stories about the state of climate change.

  38. At a Dinner, Trump Assailed Climate Rules and Asked $1 Billion From Big Oil Climate, May 9

    At a private meeting at Mar-a-Lago, the former president said fossil fuel companies should donate to help him beat President Biden.

  39. Tuna Crabs, Neither Tuna Nor Crabs, Are Swarming Near San Diego Science, May 9

    Divers and marine biologists are getting a window into the lives of a red crustacean most often found in the guts of other species.

  40. 10 Big Biden Environmental Rules, and What They Mean Climate, May 9

    Asbestos, “forever” chemicals, E.V.s and endangered species. Here’s what 10 new rules cover, and why the administration has been churning them out.

  41. Lawns Draw Scorn, but Some See Room for Compromise Special Sections, May 9

    Conventional turf lawns have come under attack. Landscape designers are using water-wise and native plants to balance green with “green.”

  42. Inundaciones en el sur de Brasil: Rio Grande do Sul bajo el agua En español, May 9

    Las lluvias torrenciales han provocado una de las peores inundaciones de la historia moderna de Brasil, dejando al menos 100 muertos y casi todo un estado sumergido.

  43. The Tiny Nation at the Vanguard of Mining the Ocean Floor Foreign, May 9

    Below the waters of the Cook Islands, population 15,000, lie minerals used to power electric cars. Extracting them could bring riches, but many say it’s a bad idea.

  44. Tornadoes Are Coming in Bunches. Scientists Are Trying to Figure Out Why. Climate, May 8

    The number of tornadoes so far in the United States this year is just above average. But their distribution is changing.

  45. Images of a Brazilian City Underwater Foreign, May 8

    Torrential rains have caused one of Brazil’s worst floods in modern history, leaving more than 100 dead and nearly an entire state submerged.

  46. Environmental Changes Are Fueling Human, Animal and Plant Diseases, Study Finds Science, May 8

    Biodiversity loss, global warming, pollution and the spread of invasive species are making infectious diseases more dangerous to organisms around the world.

  47. China Rules the Green Economy. Here’s Why That’s a Problem for Biden. Climate, May 8

    Beijing’s dominance raises economic and security concerns, and tensions will be high as top climate diplomats meet this week.

  48. Watery, Peaceful, Wild: The Call of the Mangroves Travel, May 8

    On Curaçao, visitors can explore the trees’ habitat, where colorful birds roost on tangled branches and trunks, and small paths through the greenery beckon.

  49. How Changing Ocean Temperatures Could Upend Life on Earth The Daily, May 7

    Is the world’s climate close to a tipping point?

  50. Giant Batteries Are Transforming the Way the U.S. Uses Electricity Interactive, May 7

    They’re delivering solar power after dark in California and helping to stabilize grids in other states. And the technology is expanding rapidly.

  51. Will a carbon market happen? Headway, May 6

    An enormous amount of work is underway to remove carbon from the atmosphere, but who will pay for it?

  52. How Bad Is A.I. for the Climate? Business, May 6

    Tech giants are building power-hungry data centers to run their artificial intelligence tools. The costs of that demand surge are becoming clearer.

  53. I’m a Doctor. I Was Unprepared When I Got This Disease. Op Ed, May 6

    Our medical systems are not adequately equipped to diagnose tropical diseases, and in a warming climate, that’s a problem.

  54. Are Flight Offsets Worth It? Climate, May 6

    A lot of them don’t work and some might even be harmful. But there are things you can do if you really have to fly.

  55. ¿Proteger los árboles de la Amazonía puede ser más rentable que la ganadería? En español, May 5

    Varias empresas quieren crear una nueva industria que pueda hacer que los árboles, que almacenan el carbono que calienta al planeta, sean más lucrativos que la mayor causa de deforestación mundial: la ganadería.

  56. ‘We Will Save Our Beef’: Florida Bans Lab-Grown Meat Climate, May 3

    Other states have also considered restrictions, citing concerns about farmers’ livelihoods and food safety, though the product isn’t expected to be widely available for years.

  57. Gas Stove Pollution Risk Is Greatest in Smaller Homes, Study Finds Climate, May 3

    Gas-burning ranges, a significant contributor to indoor pollution, can produce and spread particularly high levels of some pollutants in smaller spaces.

  58. Nuclear Power as a Clean Energy Tool? Letters, May 3

    Readers discuss an Opinion guest essay calling that a fantasy. Also: Quality at Boeing; a toilet sign; running, fast and slow.

  59. What Happens When NASA Loses Eyes on Earth? We’re About to Find Out. Climate, May 3

    Three long-running satellites will soon be switched off, forcing scientists to figure out how to adjust their views of our changing planet.

  60. Oil Companies Expand Offshore Drilling, Pointing to Energy Needs Business, May 3

    Shell and others say they plan to drill for oil and gas in the Gulf of Mexico in part because doing so releases fewer greenhouse gases than drilling on land.

  61. How a ‘Hidden’ $1.4 Billion Tax Will Make N.Y.C. Water Bills Rise Metro, May 3

    Mayor Eric Adams is resurrecting a budget gimmick and charging rent to the city’s Water Board, which will pass on the costs to ratepayers.

  62. Making Flying Cleaner Climate, May 2

    New guidelines attempt to make the aviation cleaner by relying on corn-based ethanol, but experts divided on the fuel’s environmental benefits.

  63. Biden Expands Two National Monuments in California Climate, May 2

    As part of his plan to conserve the nation’s land and waters, Mr. Biden is enlarging the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument and the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument.

  64. Will Shoppers Ever Care About the Destruction of the Planet? Styles, May 2

    Tactics to convince people to buy less aren’t working. A quirky new documentary by Patagonia takes a different approach.

  65. Gardens of Good and Evil Op Ed, May 2

    These spaces have historically been tied to exclusion and injustice, but we can cultivate them to be ethical and environmentally beneficial.

  66. Can Forests Be More Profitable Than Beef? Climate, May 2

    Cattle ranches have ruled the Amazon for decades. Now, new companies are selling something else: the ability of trees to lock away planet-warming carbon.

  67. Sequía en el canal de Panamá: el fenómeno del Niño fue clave, según un estudio En español, May 2

    Un equipo de científicos ha concluido que el bajo nivel del agua que bloqueó el tráfico de mercancías está más relacionado con el ciclo climático natural que con el calentamiento provocado por la humanidad.

  68. Flooding in a Kenyan Natural Reserve Forces Tourist Evacuation Foreign, May 1

    The heavy rains that pounded East Africa for weeks, killing hundreds, have spilled into the Masai Mara, one of Africa’s greatest wildlife national reserves.

  69. What Makes a Society More Resilient? Frequent Hardship. Science, May 1

    Comparing 30,000 years of human history, researchers found that surviving famine, war or climate change helps groups recover more quickly from future shocks.

  70. Los chilenos que salvaron el valle del Cochamó En español, May 1

    Durante una década, un empresario adinerado y un grupo de activistas sostuvieron un enfrentamiento que terminó con el intercambio de 63 millones de dólares.

  71. Drought That Snarled Panama Canal Was Linked to El Niño, Study Finds Climate, May 1

    The low water levels that choked cargo traffic were more closely tied to the natural climate cycle than to human-caused warming, a team of scientists has concluded.

  72. Corn to Power Airplanes? Biden Administration Sets a High Bar. Climate, April 30

    Producers of biofuels like ethanol, which could help create a new generation of jet fuel, would have to overhaul their practices to receive tax credits.

  73. Water Heaters Use Lots of Energy. The D.O.E. Wants to Change That. Climate, April 30

    The Biden administration is tightening efficiency rules for water heaters, stoves and other appliances, and conservative politicians are dialing up their criticisms.

  74. How Locals Saved ‘the Yosemite of South America’ Climate, April 30

    A decade-long battle between a wealthy industrialist and a band of activists led to a surprising $63 million transaction.

  75. ‘Green Islam’ Drew a Reporter to Indonesia World, April 30

    An environmental movement is growing in the world’s most populous Muslim nation.

  76. The Prevalence of Standing Ovations Letters, April 30

    Responses to John McWhorter’s lament that their ubiquity has rendered them meaningless. Also: China and climate; kids’ reactions to news; debate conditions.

  77. U.S. Plan to Protect Oceans Has a Problem, Some Say: Too Much Fishing Climate, April 30

    An effort to protect 30 percent of land and waters would count some commercial fishing zones as conserved areas.

  78. Cows Are Just an Environmental Disaster Op Ed, April 30

    The environmental data scientist Hannah Ritchie argues that climate technology is increasingly catching up to the world’s enormous need for clean energy.

  79. Biden Administration Moves to Speed Up Permits for Clean Energy Climate, April 30

    The White House wants federal agencies to keep climate change in mind as they decide whether to approve major projects.

  80. Hydrogen Offers Germany a Chance to Take a Lead in Green Energy Business, April 30

    A subsidiary of ThyssenKrupp, Germany’s venerable steel producer, is landing major deals for a device that makes the clean-burning gas from water.

  81. Environmental Prize Highlights Work to Keep Fossil Fuels at Bay Climate, April 29

    Around the world, grass-roots organizers and Indigenous communities are taking proposed coal, oil and gas projects to court — and winning.

  82. I’m a Young Conservative, and I Want My Party to Lead the Fight Against Climate Change Op Ed, April 27

    Instead of continuing the environmental legacy they were once known for, Republicans have ceded the fight against climate change to Democrats.

  83. New Orleans Likes to Drink. They Spotted a Huge Recycling Opportunity Climate, April 27

    College students started a venture that has diverted glass bottles from landfills and crushed them into sand for coastal restoration efforts.

  84. Museums Are Changing How They Bring Natural Sciences to Life Special Sections, April 27

    The Cleveland Museum of Natural History is rolling out two new exhibition halls and making its scientists more accessible. And don’t forget the dinosaurs.

  85. The Supreme Court and Presidential Immunity Letters, April 26

    Readers express concern about how the justices will rule on Donald Trump’s immunity claim. Also: An environmental decision for Alaska; Ralph Nader, on third parties.

  86. 6 New Paperbacks to Read This Week Interactive, April 26

    Recommended reading from the Book Review, including titles by Dennis Lehane, Claire Dederer, Chad L. Williams and more.

  87. How Abrupt U-Turns Are Defining U.S. Environmental Regulations Climate, April 26

    The polarization of politics means that rules are imposed, gutted and restored with each election. Experts say that’s bad for the economy.

  88. Five Major Climate Policies Trump Would Probably Reverse if Elected Climate, April 26

    He has called for increased oil production and said that electric vehicles will result in an ‘assassination’ of jobs.

  89. The fight over the future of plastics Climate, April 25

    As countries negotiate a landmark agreement to reduce plastic pollution, the industry is fighting a battle over regulations and over its image.

  90. What to Know About the Breakup of Scotland’s Coalition Government Foreign, April 25

    The power-sharing agreement between the Scottish National Party and the Scottish Green Party ended abruptly on Thursday, marking a fresh period of turmoil for the S.N.P.

  91. Honda Commits to E.V.s With Big Investment in Canada Business, April 25

    The Japanese automaker, which has been slow to sell electric vehicles, said it would invest $11 billion to make batteries and cars in Ontario.

  92. Five Things to Know About Biden’s New Power Plant Rules Climate, April 25

    The administration issued a major climate regulation aimed at virtually eliminating carbon emissions from coal, the dirtiest of the fossil fuels and a driver of global warming.

  93. Closing the Gap Between Nature and the Self Op Ed, April 25

    Ada Limón, the U.S. poet laureate, has a balm for your solastalgia.

  94. Energy Dept. Aims to Speed Up Permits for Power Lines Climate, April 25

    The Biden administration has expressed growing alarm that efforts to fight climate change could falter unless the electric grids are quickly expanded.

  95. RZA of Wu-Tang Clan Has a Beef With Meat Climate, April 24

    The rapper, producer, actor and vegan talks about the connections between meat and masculinity, animal welfare and the environment.

  96. Un poquito de tierra es bueno para tu salud En español, April 24

    Coge un puñado de tierra o haz senderismo en un camino enlodado: puede beneficiarte en mucho, desde tu ánimo hasta tu microbioma.

  97. Yellowstone’s Wolves: A Debate Over Their Role in the Park’s Ecosystem Science, April 23

    New research questions the long-held theory that reintroduction of such a predator caused a trophic cascade, spawning renewal of vegetation and spurring biodiversity.

  98. Cómo se ve la lucha contra el cambio climático en Uruguay, Francia y China En español, April 22

    París se está convirtiendo en una ciudad de bicicletas. En China, la gente compra coches eléctricos de 5000 dólares. Echamos un vistazo a algunos puntos positivos en la reducción de emisiones.

  99. ¿Comprar por internet es malo para el planeta? En español, April 22

    En teoría, recibir pedidos a domicilio puede ser más eficiente que ir en auto hasta la tienda. Pero aun así, conviene pensar bien antes de añadir algo al carrito de compras.

  100. Where the Wild Things Went During the Pandemic Science, March 18

    A new study of camera-trap images complicates the idea that all wildlife thrived during the Covid lockdowns.

  101. How to Parent in a World Under Siege? Book Review, March 12

    In her elegant essay collection, “Lessons for Survival,” Emily Raboteau confronts climate collapse, societal breakdown and the Covid pandemic while trying to raise children in a responsible way.

  102. A Mother, a Daughter, a Deadly Journey: An Update The Daily, December 28

    An increasing number of migrants are trying to pass through the dangerous terrain connecting South and Central America. What forces them to take that route?

  103. Germany Cannot Shift Covid Funds to Climate Projects, Court Rules Business, November 15

    The decision could rip a hole in Berlin’s budget and complicate the transition to a greener economy.

  104. The Upside of a Population Decline Letters, October 5

    Readers disagree with an essay expressing concern about a decline after a peak. Also: Rudy Giuliani’s drinking; book bans; masks in hospitals; wedding magic.

  105. A Mayor Goes AWOL in the Storm Editorial, October 3

    With residents unprepared for New York City’s recent flooding, it was a day of unnecessary chaos and frustration.

  106. The Paranoid Style in American Plutocrats Op Ed, August 28

    Of climate denial, Covid denial and cryptocurrency.

  107. Por qué parece que ya no sabemos nada de la economía global En español, June 20

    Mientras prestábamos atención a la pandemia, China y Ucrania, los caminos hacia la prosperidad y los intereses comunes se han oscurecido.

  108. Why It Seems Everything We Knew About the Global Economy Is No Longer True Business, June 18

    While the world’s eyes were on the pandemic, China and the war in Ukraine, the paths to prosperity and shared interests have grown murkier.

  109. Radical Rethinking at Biennale: Africa and the Future Share Pride of Place Culture, May 22

    Don’t be fooled by its generic title. Lesley Lokko’s “Laboratory of the Future” is the most ambitious and pointedly political Venice Architecture Biennale in years.

  110. ‘The Last of Us’ Is Right. Our Warming Planet Is a Petri Dish. Op Ed, April 2

    Fungi are a public health blind spot.

  111. As Oil Companies Stay Lean, Workers Move to Renewable Energy Business, February 27

    Solar, wind, geothermal, battery and other alternative-energy businesses are adding workers from fossil fuel companies, where employment has fallen.

  112. Your Wednesday Briefing: Shanghai’s Devastating Outbreak N Y T Now, January 10

    Also, the eight warmest years on record and a fragile political alliance in the Philippines.

  113. Cheer Up! The World Is Better Off Than You Think. Op Ed, December 31

    The year 2022 was not great. But even in the midst of overlapping calamities, progress is being made.

  114. Balancing Hope and Despair in Turbulent Times Special Sections, December 1

    As long as we do the best we can, and appreciate life’s fullness, we will leave the world a better place for our children.

  115. John Kerry Tests Positive for Covid at U.N. Climate Talks, Complicating Final Hours Climate, November 18

    Debate intensified over a contentious issue: the creation of a fund to help poor and vulnerable countries pay for loss and damage caused by climate change.

  116. What Happens When a Cascade of Crises Collide? Op Ed, November 13

    Humanity faces a complex knot of seemingly distinct but entangled crises that are causing damage greater than the sum of their individual harms.

  117. Belice recurre a su arrecife de coral para escapar de la trampa de la deuda en Español, November 8

    Algunos países en desarrollo están haciendo acuerdos financieros que podrían darles un mayor papel en la lucha contra el cambio climático.

  118. How Belize Cut Its Debt by Fighting Global Warming Foreign, November 7

    Developing nations are reducing their debt by pledging to protect their resources in financial deals that could give them a bigger role in the fight against climate change.

  119. Your Thursday Briefing: Iran’s Protests Intensify N Y T Now, October 26

    Plus Myanmar gets closer to Russia and a dire climate report.

  120. Should Candidates Be Transparent About Their Health? Letters, October 16

    How much should candidates disclose about their health? Also: Drone rules; political fears; future pandemics; donations and climate policy.

  121. Bill Gates: ‘Estamos en una peor situación de lo que esperaba’ en Español, September 18

    El filántropo habló sobre cómo la pandemia y los efectos de la guerra en Ucrania están retrasando el progreso.

  122. Bill Gates: ‘We’re in a Worse Place Than I Expected’ Op Ed, September 13

    The philanthropist on how the pandemic and the effects of the war in Ukraine are setting back progress.

  123. When Schools Don’t Educate Their Students Letters, September 13

    Readers discuss an investigation into the lack of secular education at New York’s yeshivas. Also: Outdoor dining; climate-crisis deniers.

  124. U.N. Faces Record Humanitarian Aid Shortfall — but Not for Ukrainians Foreign, August 22

    Soaring needs and wealthy countries’ focus on Ukraine have left aid agencies with too little money to address the world’s other crises, forcing them to cut programs.

  125. Ukraine Ships Grain at Last. It Will Take Far More to Slow Global Hunger. Foreign, August 1

    The departure of a grain-filled vessel from Odesa was hailed as a victory against global hunger. But experts say the crisis is so big that no single advance can reverse it.

  126. Biden Is Facing Crisis After Crisis. But Are They Emergencies? Washington, July 27

    President Biden is under pressure — often from his own allies — to declare national emergencies on issues like climate and abortion that are roiling American culture.

  127. Pakistan’s Deadly Flood Season Worsened by Climate Change and Bad Infrastructure Foreign, July 24

    Monsoon rains have devastated Pakistan’s economic hub, Karachi, adding urgency to pleas to better equip cities to handle more frequent extreme weather.

  128. ¿La naturaleza sanó durante la ‘antropausa’ pandémica? en Español, July 19

    La suspensión de actividades humanas por la covid ha sido una oportunidad para entender mejor cómo afectamos a otras especies del planeta.

  129. Climate Politics Are Worse Than You Think Op Ed, July 18

    If only it were just about money.

  130. Did Nature Heal During the Pandemic ‘Anthropause’? Science, July 16

    Covid precautions created a global slowdown in human activity — and an opportunity to learn more about the complex ways we affect other species.

  131. France Faces a Shortage of Mustard, Its Uniquely Beloved Condiment Foreign, July 14

    A perfect storm of climate change, a European war and Covid have left the French scrambling for alternatives.

  132. Your Wednesday Briefing: Extreme Heat Grips China N Y T Now, July 12

    Plus the conviction of an ailing Hong Kong activist and President Vladimir Putin’s upcoming trip to Iran.

  133. Dangerous Heat Wave Strikes China Foreign, July 12

    Parts of the east and south withered under extreme temperatures, even as health workers in hazmat suits persisted in a round of mandatory coronavirus tests.

  134. The 3 Most Important Climate Laws You’ve Never Heard Of Metro, July 8

    The Legislature passed some bills that are obscure but significant, in the view of climate activists.

  135. Your Friday Briefing: A Major U.S. Climate Ruling Dining, June 30

    Plus Xi Jinping visits Hong Kong and Ukraine takes back Snake Island.

  136. El mundo tiene que elegir: cooperar o colapsar en Español, June 20

    La COVID-19, el cambio climático y la posibilidad de una crisis alimentaria global demuestran que los problemas del mundo están muy ligados entre sí. Y también las soluciones.

  137. The World Has a Choice: Work Together or Fall Apart Op Ed, June 18

    No single country can solve the problem of rising food and fuel costs.

  138. What if We Had Spent the Money on Climate? Op Ed, June 15

    Along with everything else, the pandemic was a huge missed opportunity.

  139. Your Wednesday Briefing: Sievierodonetsk, Isolated N Y T Now, June 14

    The key Ukrainian city lost its last bridge as fighting intensifies.

  140. What Vaccine Apartheid Portends for the Climate Future Op Ed, May 24

    Gestures of good will and concern from developed countries can hide nationalism so pointed that it amounts to something like sadism.

  141. Your Friday Briefing: Russia Doubles Down N Y T Now, May 5

    Moscow wants victories before its Monday holiday.