Announcing Our Next Joint Coverage Week & Talking Shop

Sign up to receive the weekly Climate Beat newsletter. Science tells us that the climate emergency is here now. From rising seas to raging wildfires, from sizzling heat to devastating storms and hurricanes, climate change is reshaping daily life in communities around the globe. If humanity doesn’t act, in a big way and soon, the future […]

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Climate is Everywhere in First Week of Biden’s Presidency

Sign up to receive the weekly Climate Beat newsletter. Activists have said they intend to hold feet to the fire on the new administration’s ambitious climate agenda, but so far they haven’t had to. On day one, Biden signed executive orders to rejoin the Paris Agreement, scuttle the Keystone XL pipeline, and consider revisions to […]

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A 180-degree Turn on Climate Change

For there is always light If only we’re brave enough to see it If only we’re brave enough to be it. Those are the closing words of “The Hill We Climb,” the stunning poem Amanda Gorman, the first Youth Poet Laureate of the United States, delivered yesterday at the inauguration of now-president Joe Biden and […]

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Biden’s Climate Agenda: Who You Need to Know

Rep. Deb Haaland (D-NM), a member of the Laguna Pueblo people, has been chosen to head the Interior Department (Photo: Chip Somodevilla) President Joe Biden has vowed to combat climate change with a $1.7 trillion climate plan aimed at fighting what he calls the “existential threat of our time” while promising millions of jobs to […]

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Democracy, Climate, and What’s Next

Photo by Jon Cherry/Getty Images News / Getty Images Sign up to receive the weekly Climate Beat newsletter. It’s doubtful that Donald Trump or the bloodthirsty armed supporters who invaded the US Capitol threatening to kidnap or kill Vice President Mike Pence and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi were thinking much about climate change […]

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The Year That Was and the One Ahead

Sign up to receive the weekly Climate Beat newsletter. Humanity begins 2021 with a real chance to pull back from the brink of climate catastrophe. The odds get even better if Democrats win both Georgia run-off elections and take control of the US Senate. (At the time of writing, someoutlets had reported a victory for […]

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