Global Ice Loss on Pace to Drive Worst-Case Sea Level Rise
A new study combines ice melt data from all sources to reaffirm one of the most serious climate change threats.
By Bob Berwyn
Eminent Domain Lets Pipeline Developers Take Land, Pay Little, Say Black Property Owners
Byhalia Connection offered this Southwest Memphis resident what he said were “pennies and peanuts” for an easement, then sued him when he said no.
By Carrington J. Tatum, MLK50
Activists See Biden’s Day One Focus on Environmental Justice as a Critical Campaign Promise Kept
The new president signed executive orders on inauguration day aimed at embedding equity across the government and rolling back Trump’s anti-environment legacy.
By Kristoffer Tigue, Agya K. Aning, Judy Fahys, Katie Surma
Warming Trends: A Catastrophe for Monarchs, ‘Science Moms’ and Greta’s Cheeky Farewell to Trump
By Katelyn Weisbrod
Biden Signs Sweeping Orders to Tackle Climate Change and Rollback Trump’s Anti-Environment Legacy
By Sabrina Shankman, Dan Gearino, David Hasemyer, James Bruggers, Judy Fahys, Marianne Lavelle, Phil McKenna
The US Rejoins the Paris Agreement, but Rebuilding Credibility on Climate Action Will Take Time
By Bob Berwyn
Biden Cancels Keystone XL, Halts Drilling in Arctic Refuge on Day One, Signaling a Larger Shift Away From Fossil Fuels
By Nicholas Kusnetz
Power Switch: Lessons From Germany’s Energy Revolution
Hot Molecules: Low Hanging Super Greenhouse Gases
Superfund Super Threats: Toxic Sites at Climate Risk Near You
Anti-Scientists: A Contrarian Minority’s Suspect Work
American Climate: The Future is Already Here
Fumes in South Portland: The oil storage tanks next door
Dangers Without Borders: Is the Military Ready for Warming?
Harvesting Peril: Extreme Weather on the American Farm
Finding Middle Ground: Climate Conversations Across America
Choke Hold: How the Fossil Fuel Industry Guards Its Interests
Exxon: The Road Not Taken (aka #ExxonKnew)
Meltdown: Terror at the Top of the World
Big Oil, Bad Air: Fracking the Texas Prairie
Clean Break: Germany’s Energy Transformation
Dilbit Disaster: The Biggest Oil Spill You’ve Never Heard Of
Warming Trends: A Manatee with ‘Trump’ on its Back, a Climate Version of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and an Arctic Podcast
A column highlighting climate-related studies, innovations, books, cultural events and other developments from the global warming frontier.
Court Strikes Down Trump Rollback of Climate Regulations for Coal-Fired Power Plants
The ruling throws out the Affordable Clean Energy rule and directs the EPA to start over with its required regulation of greenhouse gases from electricity generation.
The South’s Communication Infrastructure Can’t Withstand Climate Change
Much of the South’s early communications infrastructure was installed in the 1960s, expanded during the 1980s and 1990s, and is nearing the end of its life span.
American Petroleum Institute Chief Promises to Fight Biden and the Democrats on Drilling, Tax Policy
Mike Sommers, in his annual address, said the oil and gas industry remained essential to America. Will Biden and political leaders agree?