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  1. How Is ‘Dune’ So Prescient About Climate Change? Thank This Native American Tribe. Opinion, Yesterday

    Native Americans’ warnings of environmental catastrophe inspired the landscape of “Dune.” Now their tribal lands are flooding.

  2. What Will Success Look Like in Glasgow? Opinion, Yesterday

    At the upcoming climate summit in Scotland, the goal is to avoid catastrophe.

  3. Las empresas de alimentos vegetales enfrentan críticas de los ambientalistas en Español, Yesterday

    Algunos analistas dicen que no es posible saber si estos alimentos son más sostenibles que la carne porque las empresas no siempre son transparentes al informar sobre sus emisiones.

  4. El Niño and La Niña, Explained Climate, October 22

    If you’re wondering why scientists and weather forecasters are talking about these phenomena, we have some answers, including how they got their names.

  5. Geert Jan van Oldenborgh, 59, Dies; Linked Weather Disasters to Climate Change Climate, October 22

    With a colleague, he founded a group that quickly analyzes heat waves and other extreme events for signs of global warming’s influence.

  6. Biden Crafts a Climate Plan B: Tax Credits, Regulation and State Action Climate, October 22

    The new strategy could deeply cut greenhouse gases that are heating the planet but it will still face considerable political, logistical and legal hurdles.

  7. Coal Stocks Rise, Even as the Planet Warms Business, October 22

    As the prospects for strong government action to curb climate change grow less certain, energy shares, and especially coal mining stocks, are generating astonishing returns.

  8. This Hedge Fund Manager Dumped Trump Business, October 22

    The investor Boaz Weinstein moved to abandon a blank-check fund that announced a deal with the former president.

  9. How Russia Is Cashing In on Climate Change World, October 22

    Global warming may pose grave dangers around the world, but as one tiny Russian town on the Arctic Ocean shows, it can also be a ticket to prosperity.

  10. Jane Goodall Still Has Hope for Humans Well, October 21

    The 87-year-old conservationist, best known for her work with chimpanzees, has written a hopeful survival guide for Homo sapiens.

  11. Diane Weyermann, Executive Who Championed ‘An Inconvenient Truth,’ Dies at 66 Movies, October 21

    A former public interest lawyer, she oversaw this and many other documentaries that addressed urgent social issues.

  12. La Niña Weather Pattern Likely to Prolong Western Drought, NOAA Says Climate, October 21

    The climate pattern may also bring some relief to Northern California and the Pacific Northwest this winter.

  13. ¿Qué es la COP26? Y otras preguntas sobre la gran cumbre climática de la ONU en Español, October 21

    Unas 20.000 personas se preparan para asistir a las conversaciones sobre el clima organizadas por Naciones Unidas a finales de mes. Estos son algunos datos clave que debes conocer antes de que empiecen.

  14. Climate Change Poses a Widening Threat to National Security Climate, October 21

    Intelligence and defense agencies issued reports warning that the warming planet will increase strife between countries and spur migration.

  15. Putin Won’t Go to Glasgow for Climate Conference World, October 20

    President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia may make a speech by video at the United Nations summit, which is seen as pivotal in efforts to stem climate change.

  16. Dozens Drown in India and Nepal as Monsoon Season Fails to End World, October 20

    The death toll continued to rise on Wednesday as landslides and flooding damaged homes and stranded thousands of people.

  17. How a Single Senator Derailed Biden’s Climate Plan The Daily, October 20

    The centerpiece of the president’s environmental agenda has fallen apart because of the objections of a single senator.

  18. See How the Dixie Fire Created Its Own Weather Interactive, October 19

    This year’s largest blaze fueled its own firestorms, again and again. The New York Times reconstructed a 3-D model to let you get up close.

  19. Britain Outlines Energy Plans Amid Dimming Prospects for Climate Summit World, October 19

    In an effort to recapture momentum, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a host of measures, including plans for a big expansion of electric vehicles, more offshore wind power and greater use of hydrogen.

  20. A Warning That Africa’s Last Glaciers Will Soon Vanish World, October 19

    While African nations contribute less than 4 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, a U.N. report underscored the outsize impact that climate change is having on the continent.

  21. Los países ricos deben asumir el costo si queremos un mundo con cero emisiones netas en Español, October 19

    El desastre climático no respetará fronteras. Si no tomamos medidas globales, todas las naciones pagarán costos enormes. Se nos acaba el tiempo.

  22. Climate Exhibitions Look Beyond Declarations of Calamity Arts, October 19

    Museums are less interested in adding to the terror than furthering the connection to the planet.

  23. The Climate Doesn’t Care About Your Hiking Trip Opinion, October 19

    In California, there is no escape from global warming for many of the species affected and none for the species causing the problem.

  24. On a Pacific Island, Russia Tests Its Battle Plan for Climate Change World, October 19

    President Vladimir V. Putin long dismissed the threat posed by global warming. But fires, disasters and foreign pressure have prompted him to change course.

  25. Beef Is a Problem. This Seattle Steakhouse Wants to Be Part of the Solution. Food, October 19

    Bateau aims to reinvent the steak restaurant by showing how to sidestep the waste and environmental damage caused by the meat industry.

  26. What Is COP26? And Other Questions About the Big U.N. Climate Summit Climate, October 19

    Some 20,000 people are preparing to attend climate talks hosted by the United Nations starting at the end of the month. Here are some key facts to know before they go.

  27. Boris Johnson Is Playing Another Trick Opinion, October 19

    Britain’s prime minister claims the country is leading the world on climate change. It’s not.

  28. Joe Manchin Versus West Virginia Opinion, October 18

    On climate and children, he’s hurting his own constituents.

  29. A Move to Rein In Cancer-Causing ‘Forever Chemicals’ Climate, October 18

    Michael Regan, the E.P.A. administrator, wants to limit a class of chemicals that has been linked to cancer and is found in everything from drinking water to furniture.

  30. Debate Weighs Price of Biden’s Big Plan vs. Not Acting U.S., October 17

    Democrats are debating whether doing nothing will cost more than doing something to deal with climate change, education, child care, prescription drugs and more.

  31. Nearly $7 Million Awarded in First Earthshot Prizes Climate, October 17

    Costa Rica and the city of Milan were among the five winners that each received one million pounds, or nearly $1.4 million, to continue sustainability and conservation efforts during a ceremony in London.

  32. ‘Estamos capitalizando la oportunidad’: las petroleras estatales entran en acción en Español, October 17

    En Medio Oriente, África y Latinoamérica, las empresas públicas incrementan su producción de petróleo y gas natural cuando las compañías europeas y estadounidenses producen menos debido a las preocupaciones climáticas.

  33. As Manchin Blocks Climate Plan, His State Can’t Hold Back Floods Climate, October 17

    As the senator thwarts Democrats’ major push to reduce warming, new data shows West Virginia is more exposed to worsening floods than anywhere else in the country.

  34. Democrats Weigh Carbon Tax After Manchin Rejects Key Climate Provision Climate, October 16

    Faced with the likely demise of a central pillar of President Biden’s agenda, the White House and outraged lawmakers are scrambling to find alternatives.

  35. How Best to Save the Planet Opinion, October 16

    Readers debate whether solar geoengineering, advocated in a guest essay, is a good way to address global warming.

  36. Can a Carbon-Emitting Iron Ore Tycoon Save the Planet? Business, October 16

    Andrew Forrest made a mining fortune. Now he wants to lead a climate change revolution — and beat the fossil fuel giants along the way.

  37. To Learn Bees’ Secrets, Count Them One by One Science, October 16

    The decline of bee populations is a looming crisis, but there is a dearth of scientific data. Hyperlocal researchers, with nets and notebooks, could be key.

  38. Key to Biden’s Climate Agenda Likely to Be Cut Because of Manchin Opposition Climate, October 15

    The West Virginia Democrat told the White House he is firmly against a clean electricity program that is the muscle behind the president’s plan to battle climate change.

  39. Navigating the Dave Chappelle Fracas at Netflix Opinion, October 15

    The comedian needs to just move on.

  40. La reunión mundial más importante ya está sucediendo y no te has enterado en Español, October 15

    Los países se reúnen en un esfuerzo por detener un colapso de la biodiversidad que, según los científicos, podría convertir al cambio climático en una crisis existencial.

  41. Plant-Based Food Companies Face Critics: Environmental Advocates Business, October 15

    Some analysts say they cannot determine if plant-based foods are more sustainable than meat because the companies are not transparent about their emissions.

  42. Can Lab-Grown Burgers Help Stop Climate Change? Opinion, October 14

    Lab-grown meat has been hailed as a solution to humanity’s unsustainable consumption of animal products, but some say the idea is a fantasy.

  43. As Western Oil Giants Cut Production, State-Owned Companies Step Up Business, October 14

    In the Middle East, Africa and Latin America, government-owned energy companies are increasing oil and natural gas production as U.S. and European companies pare supply because of climate concerns.

  44. The Most Important Global Meeting You’ve Probably Never Heard Of Is Now Climate, October 14

    Countries are gathering in an effort to stop a biodiversity collapse that scientists say could equal climate change as an existential crisis.

  45. Biden Administration Plans Wind Farms Along Nearly the Entire U.S. Coastline Climate, October 13

    Interior Secretary Deb Haaland announced that her agency will formally begin the process of identifying federal waters to lease to wind developers by 2025.

  46. The Firms That Help Keep Oil Flowing Climate, October 13

    Secretive investment funds are putting billions into fossil fuel projects, buying up offshore platforms and building new pipelines.

  47. ‘Adapt or Die,’ U.K. Environment Agency Warns on Climate Change World, October 13

    With more extreme weather events expected to bring floods and droughts, the body urged world leaders to focus on mitigating the effects of global warming.

  48. Private Equity Funds, Sensing Profit in Tumult, Are Propping Up Oil Climate, October 13

    These secretive investment companies have pumped billions of dollars into fossil fuel projects, buying up offshore platforms, building new pipelines and extending lifelines to coal power plants.

  49. Rich Countries Must Bear the Cost if We Can Ever Hope to Achieve a Net-Zero World Opinion, October 13

    Rich countries must bear the cost if we can ever hope to achieve a net-zero world.

  50. China’s Power Problems Expose a Strategic Weakness Business, October 13

    China announced on Wednesday a national rush to mine and burn more coal, as the country’s electricity shortage threatens to damage its image as a reliable manufacturing base.

  51. Fossil-Fuel Use Could Peak in Just a Few Years. Still, Major Challenges Loom. Climate, October 13

    The world has made progress in the fight against climate change, with wind, solar and other clean technologies taking off. But more is needed to avert catastrophe, a new report finds.

  52. As Floods Ravage China, 14 Die After Bus Falls Off Bridge World, October 12

    The casualties come amid violent inundations in the country that have left a total of at least 29 people dead and displaced more than 120,000 across northern areas.

  53. ‘There Are Better Riches Than Commerce’ and Other Lessons From Nick Offerman Opinion, October 12

    The actor and author shares some earthy wisdom from his time spent outdoors and in the woodworking shop.

  54. More Than 30 Countries Join U.S. Pledge to Slash Methane Emissions Climate, October 11

    Methane is the second-largest driver of global warming after carbon dioxide emissions. Scientists say the promised cuts could help avert the worst consequences of climate change.

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  56. Which Towns Are Worth Saving? The Daily, October 11

    How the climate crisis is forcing Americans to ask a difficult question.

  57. Major Climate Action at Stake in Fight Over Twin Bills Pending in Congress Climate, October 10

    Legislation aimed at infrastructure and social programs also includes big changes in energy, transportation and disaster preparation. They would amount to the most significant climate action ever taken by the United States.

  58. Can Crypto Go Green? Business, October 10

    DealBook gathered experts to debate the solutions to cryptocurrency’s climate problem.

  59. Kyrsten Sinema Wants to Cut $100 Billion in Proposed Climate Funds, Sources Say Climate, October 8

    The Arizona senator, who started in politics as an environmentalist, is one of two centrist Democrats who could make or break a spending bill at the center of President Biden’s legislative agenda.

  60. BlackRock’s Transfer of Power Business, October 8

    Larry Fink is giving some investors more say over voting their shares.

  61. Biden to Restore Three National Monuments in Utah and New England Climate, October 7

    President Biden is restoring Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante in Utah and a marine monument off the New England coast, all severely reduced by former President Donald J. Trump.

  62. Google bans ads on content, including YouTube videos, with false claims about climate change. Technology, October 7

    “We’ve heard directly from a growing number of our advertising and publisher partners who have expressed concerns about ads that run alongside or promote inaccurate claims about climate change,” the company said.

  63. China’s Power Crunch Exposes Tensions Ahead of Key U.N. Climate Summit Climate, October 7

    Keeping global temperatures from dangerous levels means China must pivot away from coal immediately. Its soaring energy demand and rolling blackouts mean it probably won’t.

  64. Fed’s Brainard signals that climate change guidance may be coming for big banks. Business, October 7

    Lael Brainard, a Federal Reserve governor, said officials are building climate scenarios for bank stress tests.

  65. 6 Aspects of American Life Threatened by Climate Change Climate, October 7

    Two dozen federal agencies flagged the biggest dangers posed by a warming planet. The list spreads across American society.

  66. A Climate Activist Walked in the Louis Vuitton Fashion Show Fashion, October 6

    It wasn’t the first time a protester has appeared at Paris Fashion Week, and the environmental organization Extinction Rebellion says it won’t be the last.

  67. The Cities Reinventing Public Transit Climate, October 6

    Greener transportation is one of the keys to slowing climate change, and that means more than electric cars. Here’s how several cities are starting to electrify mass transit.

  68. Stella McCartney Does Mushrooms in Paris Style, October 5

    Maison Margiela and Chanel practice sustainability of a different kind.

  69. Nobel Prize in Physics Awarded for Study of Humanity’s Role in Changing Climate Science, October 5

    The work of Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann and Giorgio Parisi “demonstrate that our knowledge about the climate rests on a solid scientific foundation,” the committee said.

  70. How Do Thousands Prepare for a Climate Summit? With Difficulty. Climate, October 5

    The United Nations event, known as COP26, will be one of the largest international gatherings during the Covid-19 pandemic. Challenges abound.

  71. ‘Detendremos la mina’: los habitantes de Groenlandia desconfían de los proyectos de explotación en Español, October 5

    La isla es rica en materiales muy escasos necesarios para los autos eléctricos y las turbinas eólicas, pero una minera enfrenta la resistencia de activistas y manifestantes.

  72. Climate Change Is Devastating Coral Reefs Worldwide, Major Report Says Climate, October 4

    The world lost 14 percent of its coral in just a decade, researchers found.

  73. Energy Prices Spike as Producers Worry Over Pandemic and Climate Business, October 4

    Even as more costly fuel poses political risks for President Biden, oil companies and OPEC are not eager to produce more because they worry prices will drop.

  74. On Very Serious People, Climate and Children Opinion, October 4

    Why don’t those who used to obsess over debt seem to care about the future?

  75. Skateboards, Climate Change and Freedom: Germany’s Next-Generation Parliament World, October 3

    A new generation of lawmakers is entering Germany’s Parliament. They felt ignored by the previous government, so they set out to change that by winning elections.

  76. Trams, Cable Cars, Electric Ferries: How Cities Are Rethinking Transit Climate, October 3

    Urban transportation is central to the effort to slow climate change. It can’t be done by just switching to electric cars. Several cities are starting to electrify mass transit.

  77. Harvard and Other Schools Make a Choice on Fossil Fuels Opinion, October 2

    Climate activists on campuses across the country have spent years organizing in the name of fossil fuel divestment. That organizing is starting to pay off.

  78. As Bikers Throng the Streets, ‘It’s Like Paris Is in Anarchy’ World, October 2

    An ecologically minded experiment to make Paris a cycling capital of Europe has led to a million people now pedaling daily — and to rising tensions with pedestrians.

  79. Biden Pulls Back on Infrastructure Bill, Tying It to Social Policy Measure U.S., October 1

    After pressing toward a vote, Democratic leaders accepted “reality” that the bill could not pass before a broad climate change and safety net measure comes together.

  80. In Your Facebook Feed: Oil Industry Pushback Against Biden Climate Plans Climate, September 30

    The messages take aim at Democrats by name as part of a broad effort to undermine landmark climate legislation that now hangs in the balance in Congress.

  81. We’re Living Through One of the Most Explosive Extinction Episodes Ever Opinion, September 30

    The growing damage to the world’s biodiversity presents dire risks to human societies.

  82. The Environment Affects Baseball. These Players Want to Help. Sports, September 30

    Beach cleanups, plastic reduction, rethinking travel: A group of major leaguers is pushing back in a wasteful sport.

  83. Biden Administration Restores Bird Protections, Repealing Trump Rule Climate, September 29

    The Trump-era rule protected oil, construction and other industries from liability if they killed or injured birds while doing business.

  84. Kyrsten Sinema Is at the Center of It All. Some Arizonans Wish She Weren’t. U.S., September 29

    The centrist senator is key to President Biden’s agenda in Washington. Her positions have angered some Democrats back home.

  85. The Global Extinction Crisis Climate, September 29

    More than 20 species on the U.S. endangered list are now gone forever, officials said Wednesday. A million more are at risk.

  86. How the Animal World Is Adapting to Climate Change Books, September 29

    In “Hurricane Lizards and Plastic Squid,” Thor Hanson looks at the evolutionary shifts already taking place as ecosystems and weather patterns change.

  87. Protected Too Late: U.S. Officials Report More Than 20 Extinctions Climate, September 28

    The animals and one plant had been listed as endangered species. Their stories hold lessons about a growing global biodiversity crisis.

  88. Let Water Go Where It Wants to Go Opinion, September 28

    Hurricane Ida ravaged places that were once stream beds and wetlands.

  89. Volcanic Eruptions Helped Dinosaurs Dominate Planet Earth Science, September 27

    Massive eruptions transformed the climate in the Triassic era, creating the conditions in which dinosaurs diversified into many more species.

  90. For Schumer and Pelosi, the Challenge of a Career With No Margin for Error U.S., September 26

    The top two Democrats in Congress face a daunting pile of legislative imperatives. With President Biden’s agenda hanging in the balance and few votes to spare, can they get it done?

  91. Icelanders Vote in Volatile Election With Climate in Mind World, September 25

    Icelanders voted Saturday in a general election dominated by climate change, with an unprecedented number of political parties likely to win parliamentary seats.

  92. How Record Rain and Officials’ Mistakes Led to Drownings on a Subway World, September 25

    The deluge in the city of Zhengzhou revealed how China’s years of go-go construction had left its cities vulnerable to climate change.

  93. The State of International Climate Talks Interactive, September 23

    Climate change is one of the most important subjects at the meeting of the United Nations General Assembly.

  94. How Climate Change Is Killing Small Towns Interactive, September 14

    Repeated extreme weather events fueled by climate change can cause financial collapse.

  95. Why We’re Experiencing So Many Unusually Hot Summer Nights Interactive, September 13

    Across the U.S., nights are warming faster than days because of climate change, and this effect is amplified in cities.

  96. Steven Pinker Thinks Your Sense of Imminent Doom Is Wrong Interactive, September 6

    “It is irrational to interpret a number of crises occurring at the same time as signs that we’re doomed.”

  97. These Maps Tell the Story of Two Americas: One Parched, One Soaked Interactive, August 24

    The country, like most of the world, is becoming both drier and wetter in the era of climate change. It depends where you live.

  98. How Do Hurricanes Form? Interactive, August 10

    The science behind Atlantic hurricanes and how climate change is affecting them.

  99. What’s Going On With Extreme Weather? Interactive, August 6

    Here's what you should know about extreme weather events like heat waves, droughts and storms.

  100. What to Do About Climate Despair Interactive, July 23

    The antidote for anxiety is meaningful action.

  101. How Big Is the Bootleg Fire? Interactive, July 22

    The 400,000-acre fire is still growing. And it is only 38 percent contained.

  102. Climate Change’s Fingerprints on Heat Waves Interactive, July 12

    Human-caused climate change is influencing heat waves, making them more frequent and occurring over a longer period.

  103. A Battle Between a Great City and a Great Lake Interactive, July 7

    The climate crisis haunts Chicago’s future as a warming world pushes Lake Michigan toward new extremes — higher highs, lower lows, greater uncertainty.

  104. The Deadliness of Hot Nights in a Heat Wave Interactive, July 2

    Climate change is contributing to worsening heat waves. One result is that people can no longer count on a reprieve: cooler evening temperatures. Here’s how high overnight temperatures can make heat waves deadlier.

  105. Since When Have Trees Existed Only for Rich Americans? Interactive, June 30

    Trees protect cities from extreme heat. But in most places, only the rich enjoy them.

  106. How Weird Is the Heat in Portland, Seattle and Vancouver? Off the Charts. Interactive, June 29

    The heat smothering the Pacific Northwest has little precedent in four decades of record-keeping.

  107. How Severe Is the Western Drought? See For Yourself. Interactive, June 11

    Maps show that drought conditions are the most widespread and severe in at least 20 years, with reservoirs running dry.

  108. Scenes From the Western Drought Interactive, June 8

    Much of the Western half of the United States is in the grip of a severe drought of historic proportions.

  109. How Do Animals Safely Cross a Highway? Take a Look. Interactive, May 31

    There are few things Americans can agree on these days. Wildlife crossings, it seems, are one of them.

  110. Where Wind and Solar Power Need to Grow for America to Meet Its Goals Interactive, May 28

    A broad shift toward renewable energy could transform landscapes and coastlines all over the United States.

  111. The Electrification of New York City Vehicles Interactive, May 13

    New York City's sanitation department unveiled a fully electric street sweeper last week.

  112. There’s a New Definition of ‘Normal’ for Weather Interactive, May 12

    New baseline data for temperature, rain, snow and other weather events reveal how the climate has changed in the United States.

  113. What Slashing Emissions Could Mean for You Interactive, April 22

    President Biden announced an ambitious goal at today’s climate summit: a plan to cut the nation’s greenhouse gas emissions in half.

  114. The U.S. Has a New Climate Goal. How Does It Stack Up Globally? Interactive, April 22

    President Biden’s new pledge to cut emissions at least 50 percent below 2005 levels by 2030 is one of the more aggressive near-term targets among advanced economies.

  115. 5 Books to Read This Earth Day Interactive, April 21

    If you’re inspired to pick up a book about climate change, here are five good options.

  116. A Climate Change Guide for Kids Interactive, April 18

    The future could be bad, or it could be better. You can help decide.

  117. Electric Cars Are Coming. How Long Until They Rule the Road? Interactive, March 10

    A new car sold today can last a decade or two before retiring. This “fleet turnover” poses a major challenge for climate policy.

  118. In the Atlantic Ocean, Subtle Shifts Hint at Dramatic Dangers Interactive, March 2

    A warming atmosphere is causing a branch of the ocean’s powerful Gulf Stream to weaken, some scientists fear.

  119. Why Is It So Cold in the United States? Interactive, February 18

    Here’s why the weather went wild, even as the globe is warming.

  120. They’re Arctic Survivors. How Will They Adapt to Climate Change? Interactive, February 11

    Crisscrossing the tundra, digging dens, chasing prey: a rare look at the elusive wolverine in a rapidly changing region.

  121. Where 2020's Record Heat Was Felt the Most Interactive, January 14

    Data issued Thursday by NASA confirmed that 2020 has effectively tied the hottest year on record. That means the last seven years have been the warmest since the beginning of modern record-keeping.

  122. New Year’s Resolutions for the Planet Interactive, December 29

    Here are some ideas you wonderful readers sent to us.

  123. Konrad Steffen Was a Prophet of Climate Change, and its Victim Interactive, December 23

    The very ice melt he warned would threaten the planet turned out to be his undoing.

  124. The Year in Climate Interactive, December 16

    A lot happened in 2020. Here’s how The Times’s Climate Desk covered it.

  125. How Russia Wins the Climate Crisis Interactive, December 16

    Climate change is propelling enormous human migrations, transforming global agriculture and remaking the world order — and no country stands to gain more than Russia.

  126. They’re Among the World’s Oldest Living Things. The Climate Crisis Is Killing Them. Interactive, December 9

    California’s redwoods, sequoias and Joshua trees define the American West and nature’s resilience through the ages. Wildfires this year were their deadliest test.

  127. How Does Your State Make Electricity? Interactive, October 28

    America isn’t making electricity the way it did two decades ago. Now the future of the nation’s energy mix has become a major election issue.

  128. In the West, Lightning Grows as a Cause of Damaging Fires Interactive, October 23

    In the West, wildfires caused by lightning have been growing bigger and occurring more frequently. With climate change, other parts of the country may feel the effects, too.

  129. How Trump and Biden Differ on the Environment Interactive, October 22

    The presidential candidates sharply oppose each other on a number of environmental issues. Let’s take a closer look.

  130. The Trump Administration Is Reversing Nearly 100 Environmental Rules. Here’s the Full List. Interactive, October 16

    The White House has dismantled major climate and environmental policies focused on clean air, water, wildlife and toxic chemicals. Here’s how it adds up.

  131. A Field Guide to the Election and Climate Change Interactive, October 14

    The climate crisis has risen as a major concern among voters. The two candidates have profoundly different approaches on energy, public lands and environmental priorities.

  132. El mayor humedal tropical del mundo se ha convertido en un infierno Interactive, October 13

    Este año, alrededor de una cuarta parte del vasto humedal el Pantanal en Brasil, uno de los lugares más biodiversos del planeta, ha sucumbido bajo las llamas de los incendios forestales que el cambio climático ha empeorado.

  133. What Made This a Record Fire Season? It Started With Lightning Interactive, October 2

    An unusual confluence of weather conditions sent nearly 14,000 bolts of lightning into the dry, hot forests of Northern California in August. But that was only the beginning.

  134. Every Place Under Threat Interactive, October 2

    In the Amazon, today's environmental problems become tomorrow's catastrophe.

  135. Why ‘Biodegradable’ Isn’t What You Think Interactive, October 1

    It sounds positive, but there are a few ways the label ‘biodegradable’ may cause more problems than it solves.

  136. Viaje al interior de las temibles tormentas de Córdoba Interactive, July 23

    Los científicos estudian el clima extremo en una provincia de Argentina para comprender su funcionamiento y aprender algo sobre los monstruosos fenómenos climáticos del futuro.

  137. What’s Going on Inside the Fearsome Thunderstorms of Córdoba Province? Interactive, July 22

    Scientists are studying the extreme weather in northern Argentina to see how it works — and what it can tell us about the monster storms in our future.

  138. Learning From the Kariba Dam Interactive, July 22

    Climate change and neglect have brought the mammoth structure at the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe to the brink of calamity — a crisis prefigured in the dam’s troubling colonial history.

  139. New Data Reveals Hidden Flood Risk Across America Interactive, June 29

    Nearly twice as many properties may be susceptible to flood damage than previously thought, according to a new effort to map the danger.

  140. Read Up on the Links Between Racism and the Environment Interactive, June 5

    Our global climate reporter suggests some smart reads on how they're related.

  141. A Satellite Lets Scientists See Antarctica’s Melting Like Never Before Interactive, April 30

    NASA's new ICESat-2 satellite provides the most detailed look yet of where the continent is losing and gaining ice.

  142. The Year You Finally Read a Book About Climate Change Interactive, April 19

    If the 50th anniversary of Earth Day has inspired you to finally read a book about climate change, we’re here to help you find just the right one.

  143. Australia’s Leader Calls for Inquiry Into Government Response to Fires Foreign, January 12

    In an interview with the local media, Prime Minister Scott Morrison expressed regret but reiterated that economic concerns would still play a key role in climate policies.

  144. California Emerged From Drought and Is Still Catching Fire Climate, October 25

    California's eight years of drought officially ended in March, but wildfires are still engulfing parts of the state. Here are three major contributions. 

  145. Are Clues to the Coming Winter Blowing in the Autumn Wind? National, October 18

    The strikingly volatile weather in many parts of the country does tell us something about the future — but probably not what kind of winter we are in for.

  146. Why Are We Still Looking for Oil and Gas? Op Ed, July 25

    In choosing leaders, our test should be: Will they increase or decrease the extraction of fossil fuels?

  147. Boston Has Become New York Op Ed, July 23

    The reality of global warming.

  148. Maybe We’re Not Doomed After All Op Ed, June 7

    We have the brains to slow down climate change. Do we have the will?

  149. Two Women, Divided by Opportunity Op Ed, June 7

    Circumstances of birth may be a lottery, but we all have a responsibility to level the playing field for the underprivileged.

  150. Why Two Ex-Surgeons General Support the ‘Juliana 21’ Climate Lawsuit Op Ed, June 3

    Young people like the plaintiffs are uniquely vulnerable to the effects of global warming.