'The Farewell' Captures the Chinese-American Experience in a Way I Never Thought I'd See on Screen
Going to China as a second-generation Chinese American is a deeply personal and overwhelming experience—and this movie evokes it beautifully.
Andrew Yang's Doom-and-Gloom Climate Statement Shows His Silicon Valley Roots
Yang, the long-shot Democratic 2020 candidate, is playing up his credentials as a pragmatist. But there's nothing pragmatic about letting climate change proceed unchecked.
What the Oregon State Senate Standoff Tells Us About the GOP and the Far Right
The Oregon GOP standoff was merely the most recent escalation of a far-right strategy that has been with us for a long time.
When It Comes to Climate, Why Are We Willing to Sacrifice Lives for Money?
Of course addressing the climate crisis will cost money. The important question is how we can save and improve lives by spending it.
Vehicle Pollution Disproportionately Affects People of Color in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic
A report from the Union of Concerned Scientists finds that, across 12 states, non-white residents bear disproportionate pollution from cars and trucks.
The White House Wants to Hold a Fake Climate Debate. Why Doesn't the DNC Hold a Real One?
The Trump administration is trying to make climate denial more mainstream. In response, Democrats should center climate science and policy in their upcoming primary debates.
Republican 'Climate Plans' Are Little More Than Industry Talking Points
Republicans in Congress are focusing climate legislation on innovation and carbon capture—two procrastination methods also favored by the fossil fuel industry.
Will the Plaintiffs Suing the Government Over Climate Change Ever Get a Trial?
The young people suing the government over climate change are hoping that Tuesday’s hearing has convinced the Ninth Circuit to allow their case to proceed.
Why Activists in Jay Inslee's Own State Doubt His Approach to Climate Change
Inslee hasn't been perfect on climate. It also seems he's now learning from his old mistakes.
To Fight Climate Change, We're Going to Need a Lot More Nuclear
Without federal policy supporting nuclear energy, we'll run out of time to decarbonize.
Exactly How Much Has Global Warming Exacerbated Global Economic Inequality?
A chat with one of the authors of a recent study reporting that global warming has slowed the progress of warm countries.
Want to See a Green New Deal Succeed? Good. Start at Home.
Making changes to our diet today can help prepare us for a carbon-neutral future—while pushing our peers to be greener in their own lives.
Air Pollution Is Killing More People Than Smoking—and Fossil Fuels Are Largely to Blame
A new study finds that air pollution caused by fossil fuel emissions is killing millions and disrupting the water cycle.
Can Miami's 'Forever Bond' Be a Model for Fair Development in a Flood-Prone City?
Advocates in Miami are working to ensure that minority and low-income communities have a say in how to spend a $400 million bond that's poised to make the city more resilient to climate change.
Greg Carlock Explains Why the Green New Deal Is About Your Kids' Kids' Kids
Last September, Carlock wrote a draft of a Green New Deal—long before most people had even heard of the idea.
Let's Stop Using the Veneer of Feminism to Excuse Unacceptable Behavior
Cries of sexism around criticisms of Senator Amy Klobuchar's abusive management style are tired and misguided. We need to talk about this in a smarter way.
How to Think About Climate Change When You're Very, Very Afraid
In his new book, David Wallace-Wells lays out the grim scenarios that await humans under climate change—but also his reasons for hope.
Why the Social Policies in the Green New Deal Are Essential to Its Success
Green New Deal detractors argue that the economic policies in the plan are extraneous. They're wrong.
'He's Created a Culture of Fear': How Trump Has Politicized Science
The Trump administration is undermining scientists by disparaging the scientific process.
When Climate Change Hurts Companies Like PG&E, Consumers End Up Paying
Unless we change the way we hold corporations liable for their emissions, the costs of climate change will continue to burden the public.
How Trump Plans to Gut NEPA, a 50-Year-Old Environmental Law
The goal of the National Environmental Policy Act is to make every infrastructure project in the country a little greener.
Democrats Would Be Foolish Not to Embrace the Green New Deal
Putting climate at the center of the Democratic platform isn't divisive—quite the opposite. It's a uniting, winning strategy.