Geoff Dembicki

climate change

The 2010s Killed Off the Polite Climate Change Conversation

The decade that began with the defeat of a relatively moderate climate bill is ending amid calls for capitalism to be dismantled.
Geoff Dembicki
12.9.19
environment-policy

Teachers and Doctors Are the Green Jobs of the Future

Fighting climate change means focusing on vital work often done by women of color.
Geoff Dembicki
12.6.19
climate change

Four Ways the Climate Crisis Could Trigger a 2008-Style Economic Crash

Hurricanes, fires, floods, and a sudden decline in oil demand could all have serious consequences.
Geoff Dembicki
12.3.19
cities

The Housing Market Is Fueling Our Collective Climate Denial

People are building houses in the path of future floods and fires, ignoring a huge amount of risk.
Geoff Dembicki
11.22.19
climate change

Fossil Fuel Giants Should Be Terrified of Becoming the Next Big Tobacco

ExxonMobil can afford the monetary damages at stake in a suit from New York State. But its reputation might not survive.
Geoff Dembicki
11.15.19
climate change

This Guy Studies the 'Global Systems Death Spiral' That Might End Humanity

Could climate change get so bad that it leads to our extinction? A few researchers are trying to answer that question.
Geoff Dembicki
11.13.19
climate change

A 'Big Short' Investor's New Bet: Climate Change Will Bust the Housing Market

David Burt was one of the few who predicted the 2008 financial crisis. He's gambling that history is going to repeat itself soon.
Geoff Dembicki
11.1.19
activism

If 3.5% of the US Gets on Board With Climate Protesting, Change Will Happen

So says the data-driven philosophy of Extinction Rebellion, which is staging demonstrations all around the world.
Geoff Dembicki
10.7.19
climate change

What I Saw Inside the Messy, Desperate Chaos of the UN Climate Summit

Under rapidly approaching deadlines to keep global warming to a tolerable level, too many world leaders seem unable or unwilling to act.
Geoff Dembicki
9.24.19
environment-people

Teen Climate Strikers Are Being Treated Seriously by the UN

After a day of angry, passionate rallies, United Nations officials had a message for young protesters: We hear you.
Geoff Dembicki
9.23.19
climate change

How to Force Your Employer to Help Save the Planet

Your company is probably contributing to climate change. Here's how to demand it do something about that.
Geoff Dembicki
9.18.19
climate change

5 Things You Can Do During September's Climate Strike if You Can’t Leave Work

You may not be able to join the thousands of people on the streets on September 20, but you can still participate.
Geoff Dembicki
9.11.19
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