Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Exclusive: carmakers among key opponents of climate action.

Lobbying in US and Europe has tried to block and delay moves to cut emissions, study showsFossil fuel firms’ social media fightback against climate actionGlobal carmakers are among the leading opponents of action on the climate crisis, according t...

These State Birds May Be Forced Out of Their States as the World Warms.

New research shows that hundreds of North American birds are at risk of major habitat disruption from climate change.

Rich Counties Get More Help to Escape Climate Risk, New Data Show.

FEMA's buyout money goes disproportionately to high-income counties, new research shows. The findings raise concerns about fairness and efficiency. 

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The big polluters’ masterstroke was to blame the climate crisis on you and me - George Monbiot.

Fossil fuel giants have known the harm they do for decades. But they created a system that absolves them of responsibilityLet’s stop calling this the Sixth Great Extinction. Let’s start calling it what it is: the “first great extermination”. A rec...

Half a century of dither and denial – a climate crisis timeline.

Fossil fuel companies have been aware of their impact on the planet since at least the 1950s Continue reading...

Revealed: the 20 firms behind a third of all carbon emissions.

New data shows how fossil fuel companies have driven climate crisis despite industry knowing dangersThe Guardian today reveals the 20 fossil fuel companies whose relentless exploitation of the world’s oil, gas and coal reserves can be directly lin...

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It’s time to rein in the fossil fuel giants before their greed chokes the planet - Richard Heede.

Just 20 companies are responsible for 35% of carbon emissions yet they continue to ignore calls for changeWe’ve long known that the big fossil fuel companies are responsible for a huge share of the world’s carbon emissions. Now the Climate Account...

The Green Revolution Spreading Across Our Rooftops

Green roofs can save energy, reduce air pollution and attract residents with their appealing look. Now, cities worldwide are enshrining them into law.

What is Extinction Rebellion and what does it want?.

The movement's global rebellion began Monday, Oct. 7, and will include peaceful assemblies over the next two weeks in more than 60 cities around the world.

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Climate and Energy Experts Debate How to Respond to a Warming World.

Experts in energy and environmental fields weigh in on the need for an urgent transition to alternative energy.

Seeking New Energy, an English Town Digs Deep

The county of Cornwall hopes that tapping an underground rock formation will bring electricity, economic stimulus and year-round swimming.

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New York City Wants to Put a Climate Change ‘Laboratory’ on Governors Island.

The island, which has an unusual history and considerable real estate potential, could host a complex devoted to climate policy under the plan, which is in its early stages.

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Extinction Rebellion Takes Aim at Fashion

XR says it is the fastest growing direct action climate movement in history. And it has the fashion business in its sights.

Extinction Rebellion Takes Aim at Fashion

XR says it is the fastest growing direct action climate movement in history. And it has the fashion business in its sights.

Trump, Facing Farmers’ Discontent, Plans Help for Ethanol.

Amid rising political pressure from trade-war fallout, the Trump administration is moving to increase purchases of domestic grain to make ethanol.

Rick Perry Is Said to Be Stepping Down as Energy Secretary by Year’s End.

An aggressive promoter of President Trump’s fossil fuel agenda, Mr. Perry ended his run as one of the longest serving cabinet members in a tumultuous administration.

A ‘Chilling Message’: Trump Critics See a Deeper Agenda in California Feud.

From Pennsylvania to New Mexico, the collateral damage to other states is mounting in President Trump's regulatory and environmental feud with California. 

Bipartisan Report Says Trump’s Abuse Has Pushed Federal Science to a ‘Crisis’.

All presidents over the past two decades have nudged science to support their policies, but a report out of N.Y.U. said the Trump administration has driven federal science to a “crisis point.”

Activists set sail across the Atlantic to Chile to demand curbs on flying.

Sailing ship leaves Amsterdam for COP25 climate summit with 36 campaigners on boardA group of environmental activists have set sail from Amsterdam on a seven-week voyage to South America to attend the UN climate conference.It had been raining on t...

French citizens' panel to advise on climate crisis strategies.

Body of 150 non-experts to explore ways, over four months, of cutting carbon emissions by 40% before 2030A group of 150 citizens, selected as a sample of non-working people in France, including pensioners and factory workers, will this week begin ...

In Houston, a Rash of Storms Test the Limits of Coping With Climate Change.

A city that did seemed to do everything right after Hurricane Harvey was again inundated last week. Is it a model of adaptation, or a cautionary tale?

The Real Problem With Beef

An extensive study confirms that red meat might not be that bad for you. But it is bad for the planet, with chicken and pork less harmful than beef.

The Interior Secretary Wants to Enlarge a Dam. An Old Lobbying Client Would Benefit.

David Bernhardt is backing a plan to raise the height of the Shasta Dam in California even though his department’s experts have warned against the change.

Mortgage Lenders Are Shifting Climate Risks Onto Taxpayers, Study Finds.

After hurricanes, mortgage lenders offload more of their vulnerable loans to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, whose rules prevent them from saying no.

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Meet the Millionaires Helping to Pay for Climate Protests.

Three philanthropists started the Climate Emergency Fund earlier this year, grants from which help climate change protestors spread their message. 

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