Climate Change Puts Insurers to the Test
By Nathaniel Bullard | Jun 28, 2019
As the Bank of England tests the industry’s exposure to the effects of global warming and cybersecurity, it helps to treat these threats with the same measure of real urgency.
Europe has had five 500-year summers in 15 years. And now this
By Stephen Leahy | Jun 28, 2019
A continent without air conditioning struggles with 100-degree days in June—and wonders how it will cope with the hotter years ahead.
Cement Produces More Pollution Than All the Trucks in the World
By Vanessa Dezem | Jun 23, 2019
There are greener ways to make it, but customers are slow to embrace the change.
Is it time to retire 'climate change' for 'climate crisis'?
By Kate Yoder | Jun 17, 2019
The phrase "climate change" doesn't cut it anymore, according to a growing group of media organizations.
Scientists amazed as Canadian permafrost thaws 70 years early
By Matthew Green | Jun 18, 2019
A team from the University of Alaska Fairbanks said they were astounded by how quickly a succession of unusually hot summers had destabilized the upper layers of giant subterranean ice blocks that had been frozen solid for millennia.
Melting in the Himalayas is accelerating—and yes, it’s climate change
By James Temple | Jun 19, 2019
A new study relying on declassified spy satellite images finds that the “Third Pole” is shrinking twice as fast as it did toward the end of the last century—an ominous sign for the more than 1 billion people who live along the rivers fed by those glaciers.
Scientists are putting antibiotics into the ocean—on purpose.
By Amelia Urry | Jun 12, 2019
The Florida Problem: A Special Report. Struggling crops. Salty aquifers. Invading wildlife. Piles of dead fish.
The climate renegade
By Kelsey Piper | May 31, 2019
What happens when someone wants to go it alone on fixing the climate?
Why The U.S. Just Had Its Wettest 12-Month Stretch On Record
By Marshall Shepherd | May 19, 2019
I am always careful when writing this type of piece because there is usually some contrarian hanging out on Twitter waiting to pounce on statements like "It's the ______est year ever."
Louisiana Unveils Ambitious Plan to Help People Get Out of the Way of Climate Change
By Chrisopher Flavelle and Mira Rojanasakul | May 15, 2019
Gerard Braud has no plans to leave his handsome Creole-style house with its 15-foot-high front porch on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain, a short drive from New Orleans.