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  1. Millions Displaced and Dozens Dead in Flooding in India and Bangladesh World, Today

    Heavy rains have washed away towns, villages and infrastructure, as extreme weather events become more common in South Asia.

  2. Australia’s ‘Climate Election’ Finally Arrived. Will It Be Enough? World, Today

    Voters rejected the deny-and-delay approach that has made Australia a global laggard on emission cuts. But how far the new government will go remains to be seen.

  3. This is just the beginning. Above-normal heat is forecast for most of the U.S. this summer. Climate, Yesterday

    The Northeast, from Delaware to Maine, has the highest likelihood of being extra-hot, along with parts of the West.

  4. Spot the greenwashing Climate, May 20

    Corporate climate pledges are everywhere. Some are solid, others definitely are not.

  5. Bodies Pulled From Parched Lake Mead Stir Wise-Guy Ghosts of Las Vegas U.S., May 20

    As climate change fuels grim discoveries across the West, Las Vegas is awash in bets on the identity of a suspected murder victim dumped in a barrel.

  6. Australia’s Prime Minister Ignored the Climate. Voters Could Make Him Pay. Opinion, May 19

    The election spotlights the risks faced by climate-skeptic politicians.

  7. The True Cost of the Climate Stalemate in Congress Opinion, May 19

    The window for congressional action on climate is closing — potentially for quite a while.

  8. Hot Times Ahead Interactive, May 19

    During its monthly climate call, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration warned of increased temperatures and low precipitation.

  9. Snowmobiles in Slush: Sports Are on Thin Ice in the Warming Arctic Sports, May 19

    Skiing, hiking and dogsledding will never be the same in Svalbard, Norway, which has warmed more than twice as quickly as the rest of the Arctic. The islands may be isolated, but the changes aren’t.

  10. Why Do We Swallow What Big Oil and the Green Movement Tell Us? Opinion, May 17

    Neither is being realistic about a smooth transition to renewable energy.

  11. Europe Rethinks Its Reliance on Burning Wood for Electricity Climate, May 17

    A new proposal would significantly rewrite E.U. rules on renewable energy, ending subsidies for biomass like wood pellets.

  12. Can You Even Call Deadly Heat ‘Extreme’ Anymore? Opinion, May 17

    In India, weeks of 100-degree heat have become just another everyday climate anomaly.

  13. Know your risks. Then prepare. Climate, May 17

    Researchers used new data to calculate fire threats to homes and other properties throughout the lower 48 states. We made a map.

  14. Michael Bloomberg Plans a $242 Million Investment in Clean Energy Climate, May 17

    The billionaire and former mayor of New York City will fund programs in 10 developing countries.

  15. One Way to Do More for the Environment: Do Less With Your Yard Opinion, May 16

    Every year we let more patches of our yard go wild, and every year more flowers appear in the uncut areas.

  16. Here Are the Wildfire Risks to Homes Across the Lower 48 States Interactive, May 16

    New data was used to calculate fire risk to residential and other properties. The threats are rising.

  17. There’s an election in Australia. Here’s how climate fits in. Climate, May 13

    The country has been hit hard by wildfires and other climate disasters, but it’s also making tons of money from fossil fuels.

  18. The Unlikely Ascent of New York’s Compost Champion Climate, May 13

    An ad led to Domingo Morales falling in love with compost. A windfall is helping him spread the word.

  19. That’s All, Folks: A Serious Joke Book About Climate Change Books, May 13

    Stacy McAnulty’s “Save the People!” employs humor to call middle grade readers to action.

  20. The Tick That Causes a Meat Allergy Is on the Move U.S., May 13

    The lone star tick can trigger an allergic reaction to red meat in those bitten. Now this arachnid’s territory is expanding.

  21. Biden Administration Cancels Drilling Sales in Alaska and Gulf of Mexico Climate, May 12

    Republicans link the move to rising gas prices while the administration said it was a result of conflicting legal opinions and a lack of interest among bidders.

  22. Air Pollution Can Mean More, or Fewer, Hurricanes. It Depends Where You Live. Climate, May 11

    Smog from factories and cars has led to more storms in the Atlantic Ocean, but fewer in the Pacific. A new study explains why.

  23. A Sci-Fi Writer Returns to Earth: ‘The Real Story is the One Facing Us.’ Books, May 11

    Kim Stanley Robinson, one of the most acclaimed living science fiction writers, is done with deep space narratives. His focus now is on solving real problems — like climate change.

  24. Everything You Thought You Knew, and Why You’re Wrong Books, May 11

    A scientist and policy analyst examines the systems that rule our world, denounces easy solutions and makes the case for uncertainty.

  25. How shareholders are pushing big banks for climate action Climate, May 10

    So far, many financial institutions have avoided decisive measures. But the pressure from activist shareholders isn’t going away.

  26. Oil Giants Sell Dirty Wells to Buyers With Looser Climate Goals, Study Finds Climate, May 10

    The transactions can help major oil and gas companies clean up their own production by transferring polluting assets to a different firm, the analysis said.

  27. On an Endangered River, Another Toxic Disaster Is Waiting to Happen Opinion, May 9

    Waste from coal plants is threatening the Mobile-Tensaw Delta, which the biologist E.O. Wilson called “arguably the biologically richest place” in the nation.

  28. Climate Change Is Straining California’s Energy System, Officials Say Business, May 6

    Officials warned that extreme weather events could cause outages and that power bills would increase as providers covered rising energy costs.

  29. Oil Profits Soar, but the Industry’s Path Forward Remains Uncertain Climate, May 6

    Here are four climate takeaways from a dramatic turnaround — a year after a surge of shareholder activism in the industry, as well as a remarkable court ruling against Shell.

  30. Your Friday Briefing: Russia Doubles Down Briefing, May 5

    Moscow wants victories before its Monday holiday.

  31. The May 5 Peatlands Wetlands Bogs Swamps Fen live blog included one standalone post:
  32. Why Climate Change Makes It Harder to Fight Fire With Fire Climate, May 5

    Worsening wildfires in recent years have led officials to embrace planned fires to thin forests before disaster strikes. But the warming world is making it tougher to do safely.

  33. Who Will Profit From Saving Scotland’s Bogs? Interactive, May 5

    Repairing the country’s extensive peatlands could help the world mitigate climate change. It could also make a fast-fashion billionaire even richer.

  34. Smoke and Sandstorm, Seen From Space Climate, May 4

    A time-lapse image of smoke from wildfires in New Mexico and dust from a storm in Colorado illustrates the scope of Western catastrophe.

  35. Stanford Gets $1.1 Billion for New Climate School From John Doerr Climate, May 4

    The billionaire venture capitalist said the study of climate change and sustainability would be the “new computer science.”

  36. An Extraordinary Heat Wave Exposes the Limits of Protecting People Climate, May 3

    Temperatures are soaring across South Asia, testing dangerous thresholds. How much is climate change to blame? It’s becoming an ‘obsolete question,’ one scientist says.

  37. Biden Administration Begins $3 Billion Plan for Electric Car Batteries Climate, May 2

    The Biden administration is planning a major shift to electric vehicles, but experts say it requires a secure, resilient supply of critical minerals.

  38. If You’re Anxious About the Climate, Try This Opinion, May 1

    Wynn Bruce’s death can teach us that climate anxiety and despair can be channeled into constructive action.

  39. Las cobras reales y los gecos son parte del 20 por ciento de los reptiles que está en peligro de extinción en Español, May 1

    El primer análisis global enfocado en esta especie ha descubierto que la tala y la agricultura están eliminando su hábitat a un ritmo insostenible, agravando el declive de la biodiversidad en todo el mundo.

  40. Warmer Oceans Threaten Another California Forest, This One Underwater Opinion, April 30

    These kelp forests sequester more carbon dioxide than the state’s redwood groves.

  41. Hunting for the next virus Briefing, April 29

    Can computers help?

  42. Why Americans Became More Vulnerable to Oil Price Spikes Climate, April 29

    When prices soared years ago, Americans launched broad efforts to wean the nation off oil and gas to protect households from price swings. But then supply rose and plans fizzled.

  43. ‘Extremely Critical Fire Weather’ Threatens the Southwest U.S., April 29

    Parts of the region — including large swaths of New Mexico — have been seared by drought and raked by high winds, fueling existing wildfires and creating ideal conditions for new ones.

  44. City Living, With Less Water Climate, April 29

    Los Angeles and Santiago are two of the latest cities to impose strict water restrictions in an effort to avoid disastrous shortages in the future.

  45. Solar Industry ‘Frozen’ as Biden Administration Investigates China Climate, April 29

    More than 300 solar projects in the United States have been canceled or delayed in recent weeks because of an investigation by the Commerce Department.

  46. We’ve Opened the Door Too Wide for Oil and Gas Companies Opinion, April 29

    Government support could be the deciding factor in whether a new generation of climate-damaging infrastructure gets built.

  47. States Sue Postal Service Over New Gas-Powered Mail Trucks Climate, April 28

    Sixteen states argue the Postal Service failed to properly vet clean alternatives to polluting trucks that could get as little as 8.6 miles to the gallon.

  48. Warning on Mass Extinction of Sea Life: ‘An Oh My God Moment’ Climate, April 28

    A new study finds that if fossil fuel emissions continue apace, the oceans could experience a mass extinction by 2300. There is still time to avoid it.

  49. Placing a Bet on Italian Grapes in California Food, April 28

    Kevin Harvey of Rhys Vineyards makes terrific pinot noirs. Now he sees nebbiolo and two Sicilian varieties as great options in a warming climate.

  50. The Extreme Heat Pummeling India and Pakistan Is About to Get Worse World, April 28

    The Indian subcontinent has recorded above-average temperatures for weeks. Heat-related weather watches or alerts are now in effect for hundreds of millions of people.

  51. Climate Change Will Accelerate Viral Spillovers, Study Finds Science, April 28

    In a warming world, bats in Southeast Asia will be especially prone to spreading viruses to other mammals, researchers found.

  52. Deforestation Remains High, Despite International Pledges Climate, April 28

    Brazil had the largest share of tree loss last year, followed by the Democratic Republic of Congo and Bolivia. Indonesia showed improvement.

  53. From King Cobras to Geckos, 20 Percent of Reptiles Risk Extinction Climate, April 27

    The first global analysis of its kind found that logging and farming are taking away reptile habitat at an unsustainable pace, exacerbating a worldwide decline in biodiversity.

  54. Can Art Help Save the Insect World? Arts, April 27

    A renowned photographer who hopes to persuade humans to love their insect brethren has teamed with scientists on a new exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History.

  55. New Rules Will End the Century-Long Run of Classic Light Bulbs Climate, April 26

    The administration set efficiency standards that will phase out sales of incandescent bulbs in favor of LEDs, reducing Americans’ electrical bills over time.

  56. Climate Queries, Asked and Answered Climate, April 26

    Paris? Volcanoes? Computer models? Reporters from the Climate Desk tackled a wide range of intriguing questions sent by readers.

  57. Why U.S. Oil Companies Aren’t Riding to Europe’s Rescue Business, April 26

    American energy production has only inched up because executives fear that oil and gas prices won’t stay high.

  58. The Elon Musk-Twitter Endgame Business, April 25

    Negotiations ran long into the night as Musk’s offer to buy Twitter and take it private looks increasingly likely to go ahead.

  59. The Second Coming of the Lord God Bird Opinion, April 25

    New life is everywhere, renewing itself among us, reminding us not to give up.

  60. This Eminent Scientist Says Climate Activists Need to Get Real Interactive, April 25

    “There are these billions of people who want to burn more fossil fuel,” says Vaclav Smil. “There is very little you can do about that.”

  61. Warren Buffett Faces Renewed Climate Change Challenge by Investors Business, April 25

    Mr. Buffett has pushed back against investors who want to force Berkshire Hathaway to do more to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

  62. Climate Activist Dies After Setting Himself on Fire at Supreme Court U.S., April 24

    A friend described the actions of Wynn Bruce, of Boulder, Colo., as “a deeply fearless act of compassion to bring attention to climate crisis.”

  63. Protesters Amass at White House, Demanding Action on Climate Climate, April 23

    In Washington, D.C., as well as Phoenix, Atlanta and scores of other cities across the country, demonstrators called on the government to enact bold climate action.

  64. It’s Not Just High Oil Prices. It’s a Full-Blown Energy Crisis. Opinion, April 23

    And it will get worse before it gets better.

  65. How Recycling Got So Baffling Climate, April 22

    Plastic waste is everywhere, and today’s recycling systems fall far short of fixing the global mess. Here’s why, and what needs to change.

  66. Trash or Recycling? Why Plastic Keeps Us Guessing. Interactive, April 21

    Did you know the “recycling” symbol doesn’t mean something is actually recyclable? Play our trashy garbage-sorting game, then read about why this is so tricky.

  67. Can Portland Be a Climate Leader Without Reducing Driving? Interactive, April 21

    The city famous for its bike lanes is struggling to cut car pollution. Now Portland faces a major battle over whether to keep expanding highways.

  68. A Week of Extreme Weather Interactive, April 14

    Wildfires, tornadoes and a rare spring blizzard brought destruction across the U.S.

  69. Climate Change Is Killing Her Country. Who Will Decide if It Lives? Interactive, March 14

    “The future I want,” says Tina Stege, the climate envoy for the Marshall Islands, “is a future where we get to choose.”

  70. The Unseen Toll of a Warming World Interactive, March 9

    More than two-thirds of Americans are anxious about climate change. They feel grief, anger and hopelessness. We spoke to people about the invisible scars of this growing crisis.

  71. 2021 Was Another of Earth’s Warmest Years Interactive, January 13

    NOAA announced its yearly global temperature data, which continued a warming trend. The last seven years have been the seven warmest ever.

  72. On the Slopes With a Pro Skier Interactive, January 10

    Between runs with Ingrid Backstrom we talked about climate change and the future of the sport.

  73. A Sci-Fi Visionary Thinks Greed Might Be the Thing That Saves Us Interactive, January 10

    “Am I dipping into the spiritual realm and the infinite game of life? Damn right I am.”

  74. An Evangelical Climate Scientist Wonders What Went Wrong Interactive, January 3

    Katharine Hayhoe doesn’t see the love in many of her fellow Christians. She still has hope we can all do better.

  75. What the Stalled Build Back Better Bill Means for Climate, in One Chart Interactive, December 21

    If the bill dies, it could prove extremely difficult, if not impossible, for the United States to meet its climate targets.

  76. Rising From the Antarctic, a Climate Alarm Interactive, December 13

    Wilder winds are altering crucial currents. The sea is releasing ancient carbon dioxide. Vast ice shelves are melting from below. See why the experts are increasingly alarmed.

  77. Postcards From a World on Fire Interactive, December 13

    These 193 stories show the reality of climate change. In every country in the world.

  78. Who Has The Most Historical Responsibility for Climate Change? Interactive, November 12

    The world’s wealthiest nations are disproportionately responsible for global warming. A sticking point at this year’s climate summit: Should they pay for the damage?

  79. What Climate Change Looks Like From Space Interactive, November 11

    The impact is etched on land and ice across the planet.

  80. Yuval Noah Harari Believes This Simple Story Can Save the Planet Interactive, November 8

    “We need to stay away from the apocalyptic thinking that it’s too late and the world is ending and move toward a more practical thing: 2 percent of the budget.”

  81. What It’s Like to Cover Global Climate Talks Interactive, November 2

    A look inside COP26, the global climate summit happening in Scotland.

  82. How Much Are Countries Pledging to Reduce Emissions? Interactive, November 1

    The newest plans by countries to fight climate change still fall short of what scientists say is necessary. Here’s what the 10 biggest emitters have promised.

  83. What Is a ‘Carbon Footprint’? And 12 Other Climate Buzzwords Interactive, October 31

    As climate change discussions take center stage in Glasgow, here’s a primer on some of the jargon you’re likely to hear a lot.

  84. Yes, There Has Been Progress on Climate. No, It’s Not Nearly Enough. Interactive, October 25

    Nations have started making progress on climate change. But we’re still on track for dangerous warming unless those efforts accelerate drastically.

  85. 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.

  86. 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.

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

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

  88. 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.

  89. 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.”

  90. 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.

  91. How Do Hurricanes Form? Interactive, August 10

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

  92. 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.

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

    The antidote for anxiety is meaningful action.

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

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

  95. 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.

  96. 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.

  97. 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.

  98. 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.

  99. 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.

  100. 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.

  101. 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.

  102. 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.

  103. 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.

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

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

  105. 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.

  106. 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.

  107. 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.

  108. 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.

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

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

  110. 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.

  111. 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.

  112. 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.

  113. 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.

  114. 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.

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

    Here are some ideas you wonderful readers sent to us.

  116. 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.

  117. The Year in Climate Interactive, December 16

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

  118. 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.

  119. Claims of ‘Bleak’ Environmental Justice Record Appear to Fell a Biden Favorite Climate, December 14

    The president-elect’s transition team is scrambling to find a new candidate for the E.P.A. after advocates objected to Mary D. Nichols.

  120. 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.

  121. 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.

  122. 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.

  123. 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.

  124. 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.

  125. 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.

  126. 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.

  127. 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.

  128. Every Place Under Threat Interactive, October 2

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

  129. 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.

  130. 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.

  131. 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.

  132. 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.

  133. David Kaiser, Rockefeller Heir Who Fought Exxon Mobil, Dies at 50 Obits, July 16

    A great-great grandson of John D. Rockefeller, he steered one of his family’s philanthropies to a feisty stance on the oil giant’s role in climate change.

  134. The Mistakes That Will Haunt Our Legacy Op Ed, July 11

    As we topple statues, let’s also search for our own moral blind spots.

  135. 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.

  136. 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.

  137. 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.

  138. 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.

  139. A Crisis Right Now: San Francisco and Manila Face Rising Seas Interactive, February 13

    The two sprawling metro areas — one rich, one poor — offer a vision of what could be a watery future for 600 million coastal residents worldwide.

  140. What’s Better Than Planting a Trillion Trees? Op Ed, February 10

    Protecting the forests while we are at it.

  141. What’s the Price of Ignoring Climate Change? Op Ed, November 5

    Two climate science writers respond to questions about the economic impacts of rising temperatures.

  142. Wear Clothes? Then You’re Part of the Problem Op Ed, November 3

    Making, washing and tossing apparel has a big environmental cost.

  143. I’m a Climate Scientist Who Believes in God. Hear Me Out. Op Ed, October 31

    Global warming will strike hardest against the very people we’re told to love: the poor and vulnerable.

  144. E.P.A. Plans to Get Thousands of Pollution Deaths Off the Books by Changing Its Math Climate, May 20

    The E.P.A. plans to change the way air pollution health risks are calculated in a way that would sharply lower estimated deaths from new, looser rules for coal plants.

  145. These Five Cuisines Are Easier on the Planet Dining, April 30

    There is no magic cuisine to save our species. There are, however, many ways to eat sustainably.

  146. A Market-Driven Green New Deal? We’d Be Unstoppable Op Ed, April 18

    Any serious energy transformation will need to harness America’s powerful and creative economic engine.

  147. We Asked the 2020 Democrats About Climate Change (Yes, All of Them). Here Are Their Ideas. Politics, April 18

    The New York Times sent a climate policy survey to the 18 declared candidates. They all want to stick to the Paris Agreement. Beyond that, they diverge.

  148. Climate Protests in London Occupy Major Landmarks Foreign, 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.

  149. 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.

  150. The G.O.P. Promotes Leftism Op Ed, April 17

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