- December 18, 2020Throughout this election season, young voters and activists have forced climate change to center stage. The Georgia runoff is no exception.
- Humanity Faces Climate “Suicide” Without US Rejoining Paris Agreement, Says the UN Secretary GeneralDecember 2, 2020Joining China and other big polluters, Biden’s pledge of “net zero” US emissions by 2050 brings the Paris Agreement goals “within reach”
- November 12, 2020
Donald Trump’s defeat in the US presidential election is the biggest development in the climate story in years, if only because it means that the story might not have a hellish ending after all.
- November 8, 2020
After four years of running in place, November 2016 seems like a lifetime ago. The United States of 2020 is a very different place, at once more devastated and more hopeful than at least we were a mere four years ago.
- November 5, 2020
The day after a nail-biter of a historic election, the United States became the only country to back out of the Paris climate change agreement.
- October 29, 2020
President Trump has consistently garnered the lowest possible ratings from environmental and climate crisis groups. Preeminent organizations of scientists — both national and international — have decried his policies and his removal of the United States from environmental and health agreements. Career scientists and policy-makers in federal agencies have resigned over the administration's new policies. Employees of federal agencies are no longer permitted to use the phrase "climate change." The rule changes affect air and ...