Climate Change

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U.S. Air Force/Zachary Wolf

Given the new normal, it is time to rethink our approach to floods. The right infrastructure can prevent flooding, rather than treat it after the fact. more



David Helvarg

Corporate execs, career politicians, and environmental activists converged on San Francisco for the Climate Action Summit. more


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David Helvarg

Voting blue this fall might literally mean casting a vote for the ocean. more


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Jeff Abbott

The drought is driving many small landholders to leave their homes in the hopes of providing for their families. They see themselves as having no other choice. more


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Drilling Roughnecks

There are several ways that a new NAFTA could be climate friendly. more

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Will this nuclear apocalypse start on Twitter? more

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Less than a quarter of Americans report being “very worried” about global warming. But the U.S. military is very worried, and has been for years. more

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Many Alaskan indigenous peoples depend on the Arctic Refuge. But there's a dangerous push to develop it. more



National Park Service

The Trump administration is ignoring both climate change and resilient infrastructure—people are going to suffer unnecessarily as a result. more


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New York City Environmental Justice Alliance

Climate change activists and survivors of disasters from Haiti to Houston gather to share lessons learned and visions for the future five years after Hurricane Sandy. more


Global Climate Change

Victor Korniyenko

If there’s any silver lining in the dust clouds following this wrecking ball, it’s that there’s still people in government determined to defend climate change research. more

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U.S. Air Force/Zachary Wolf

As Hurricanes Maria, Irma and Harvey demonstrate, climate change makes questions of citizenship and belonging even more urgent. more


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Tom Vazquez

There is now an opportunity for a distributed, renewable power grid that could save lives in Puerto Rico. more

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National Nurses United

"We don’t have to wait for a disaster, because healthcare is a disaster." more


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Don Ramey Logan

Harvey and Irma threatened six reactors with catastrophic failure, and all of us with apocalyptic disaster. more

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Amy Zachmeyer of Houston Democratic Socialists of America on rebuilding, mutual aid, climate change and more. more


Those rich scientists are making a real nice living telling you their peer-reviewed lies, and spreading fear, bicycles, and over-priced water bottles. more

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U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Sean Campbell

With the northwest's raging fires, it's time to start thinking of forests as vital infrastructure. more


The environmental agency head’s handling of hurricanes reveals his low expectations for the problem-solving abilities of the American people. more


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USAF/1st Lt. Zachary West

Much of the destruction in Houston from Hurricane Harvey didn't have to happen. more