Geoff Dembicki

climate change

Climate Change Is Such a Huge Threat We Don't Even Know How to Think About It

The good news, says author David Wallace-Wells, is that "civilisation will endure". The bad news? Pretty much everything else.
Geoff Dembicki
3.13.19
climate change

The $1 Trillion Storm: How a Single Hurricane Could Rupture the World Economy

Climate change and a potentially vulnerable insurance market could combine in a disaster that starts in South Florida but hits the entire globe.
Geoff Dembicki
3.4.19
climate change

The Next Financial Crisis Could Be Caused by Climate Change

After wildfires bankrupted a major utility, there's concerns that more severe natural disasters will lead to economic devastation.
Geoff Dembicki
1.28.19
climate change

The Left Thinks a 'Green New Deal' Could Save Earth and Destroy the GOP

A far-reaching new policy aims to reduce emissions, give everyone jobs, and convince rural voters to side with the Democrats, all at the same time.
Geoff Dembicki
12.7.18
socialism

Socialism Is Incredibly Popular but Does Anyone Know What 'Socialism' Is?

We asked a bunch of socialists what their vision of America would look like.
Geoff Dembicki
10.5.18
climate change

An Optimist's Guide to Solving Climate Change and Saving the World

We asked experts what policies they would put in place to fight climate change and got some unexpected answers.
Geoff Dembicki
8.2.18
transportation

The Neighbourhood Where Google Plans to Kill the Private Car

Inside the Internet giant’s plan to build a utopian car-free neighbourhood on Toronto’s waterfront.
Geoff Dembicki
5.8.18
climate change

Big Oil’s Business Model Could Be on the Verge of Failing

What happens when demand for oil peaks and starts to fall?
Geoff Dembicki
3.28.18
climate change

The Woman Going After Big Energy for the Typhoon That Killed Her Family

Can polluters be held legally responsible for the damage wrought by climate change? We may find out soon.
Geoff Dembicki
2.14.18
climate change

Meet the Lawyer Trying to Make Big Oil Pay for Climate Change

The attorney who won a $200 billion settlement from tobacco companies in the 90s has set his sights on an even bigger target.
Geoff Dembicki
12.22.17
climate change

Trump Is Quietly Surrendering to China on Climate Change

The president's climate inaction has frustrated the world, and allowed an economic rival to gain more power and influence.
Geoff Dembicki
11.7.17
climate change

What Happens if Oil Companies Are Forced to Pay for Climate Damage

Successful lawsuits cost the tobacco industry hundreds of billions. We asked experts about the likelihood of energy giants meeting the same fate.
Geoff Dembicki
10.3.17
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