Climate Disaster Won't Be Avoided With Andrew Yang's Universal Basic Income and Relocation
In the second round of the Democratic debates, Andrew Yang said his platform would provide Americans with the resources they need to adapt to climate change.
A Report on 'Killer Heat' Reiterates How Climate Change Puts Vulnerable Populations at the Greatest Risk
The Union of Concerned Scientists warns that extreme heat days will become more frequent and severe if carbon emissions continue at current levels.
The Arctic Ocean's Sea Ice Hit Record Low Levels This June
Researchers at the Polar Science Center recently released their monthly PIOMAS model of the sea ice volume average in the Arctic for the month of June—and it revealed a grim decline.
How Bleached Coral Reefs Permanently Change Local Fish Communities
A new study found that bleached reefs had fewer predators such as snappers and groupers and more plant-eating fish such as parrotfish and rabbitfish.
'There's No Fish to Catch': Global Warming Upends Traditional Livelihoods in Sri Lanka
Two separate studies highlight Sri Lanka's increased risk to changing weather patterns that are driving extensive changes in both living standards and livelihoods.
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.
Thanks to Global Warming the Alps Could Soon Be Ice-Free
Even under moderate warming, Alpine glaciers would shed two-thirds of their present mass by the end of the century.
How Climate Research Can Adapt to the Imminent Threat of Global Warming
It's time for the climate science research enterprise to focus on integrating fundamental science inquiry with risk management.
Trump Dismissed a Federal Climate Panel, but Its Members Reconvened Independently. Here's What They Recommended.
The new panel put out a new report Thursday calling for better communication and coordination for climate change policy.
Humans Are Frighteningly Good at Getting Used to Climate Change
New research finds that we normalize rising temperatures remarkably quickly.
Why Does Trump Keep Mixing Up Weather and Climate?
Trump is citing the polar vortex descending on the Midwest as evidence against climate change. Why is this faulty logic so common?
Are We Headed Toward the Worst-Case Climate Change Scenario?
A series of recent studies and reports suggest that, without immediate and drastic action, the worst-case climate scenario will become the rule rather than the exception.
The Warming of the World's Oceans Is Set to Increase Dramatically Over the Next 60 Years
Using a cutting-edge observation system, researchers have found that, unless we reduce emissions, the warming of the world's oceans will continue at a rapid pace.
The Edit, Episode #14: A Conversation About Climate Change and COP24
On the latest episode of Pacific Standard's podcast about how our stories are made, we talk with staff writer Kate Wheeling about her upcoming trip to cover the United Nations climate conference in Katowice, Poland.
Using Fahrenheit Can Obscure the True Severity of Climate Change
New research finds that our response to a projected temperature rise differs depending on the scale we use.
Hot, Dry Weather Disrupts Countries Across the Globe (in Photos)
Record-high temperatures continue to exacerbate fire, drought, and other negative weather patterns around the world.
Dispatches: Five Essential Reads From the Past Week
A collection of some of our most important and timely stories, from an interview with Al Gore about climate change to a look at a unique school improvement model that's showing promising results.
'Not Doing Anything Is No Longer Acceptable': A Conversation With Alice Thomas, Climate Refugee Expert
In many ways, 2018 is the year of the refugee. At United States borders, Mediterranean shores, and Asian cities, millions are fleeing war, hunger, and persecution in search of safety and shelter. And scientists believe things will only get worse due to climate change.