The Last Democratic Debate Had No Climate Change Questions. This Year That Will Change.
The Democratic Party refused to host a single issue climate debate, but as 20 presidential candidates square off in Miami this week, the topic is expected to be discussed.
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.
Could Climate Change Save the United States' Nuclear Energy Industry?
The Three Mile Island partial meltdown led the U.S. away from nuclear. Global warming might bring it back.
Why the Simplest, Most Effective Climate Action You Can Take Is in the Kitchen
American climate action might be stymied at the federal level, but there's one place you can still make a major difference: on your plate.
Will the U.N.'s Dire Climate Report Light a Fire Under Negotiators at COP24?
The latest report from the IPCC finds that climate action is both urgent and possible. Political will might be in shorter supply.
What's the Point of the IPCC's New Climate Report?
Even as some observers were struck by the dire forecast, many others say that this is nothing new—and that national leaders will ignore it anyway.
The New IPCC Report Offers Climate Solutions That Depend on Magic
To solve the crisis, we'd have to slow growth. And no one wants to admit that.
What to Expect From the U.N.'s Big New Climate Report
The United Nations' highly anticipated climate science report is due out Monday, and it's unlikely to bring good news.
Fixing Sexism at the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
A sexist remark at a recent meeting prompted some soul-searching among the world's top climate scientists. How can they prevent women's expertise from being excluded?
Why the IPCC's New Focus on Mountain Climate Change Is a Big Deal
Better science coordination will help mountain communities prepare for global warming.
What Is Happening in Paris, and What Do All These Acronyms Mean?
At COP21, the UNFCCC will take the findings of the IPCC, assess the INDCs of 195 signatory countries, and help LDCs limit their GHGs. Here is what all of that means.
How Much of an Increase in Temperature Can We Tolerate?
An IPCC author assails the current two-degree target as scientifically bankrupt and geographically biased.
How the News Covers Climate Change, and Why It Matters
Scientists review news coverage of three IPCC reports, revealing common media narratives—and an unfocused media strategy on the part of the IPCC.
Speaking of Climate Change: Time to Agree on a Language of Defeat?
We should continue to fight for new building codes and oppose the construction of new oil pipelines—and more ambitious projects still—but only because they offer hope and aspiration in the midst of despair, not because they will actually help at this point.
Climate Optimist Revisits Failures of His 'Wedges' Paper
Robert Socolow, the co-author of an influential plan to reduce carbon emissions, revisits his work seven years later to understand why it failed.
Your Local Weather Forecaster Could Be a Climate Change Cynic
Despite the weight of scientific evidence, many TV meteorologists are global warming skeptics, survey shows