climate change

amazon fires

Just How Bad Are the Amazon Fires?

In a word: Bad. In two words: Really bad.
Tim Marcin
21 hours ago
tech-science

Climate Change Revived a Plant That Hasn't Bred in the UK Since the Dinosaur Age

Cycads used to grow in the UK during the age of the dinosaurs. Warming temperatures are helping them return.
Becky Ferreira
a day ago
Amazon Rainforest

Brazil's President Bolsonaro Is Now Spreading Conspiracy Theories About the Amazon Fires

Jair Bolsonaro, whose support of Amazon deforestation has earned him the nickname "Captain Chainsaw", is blaming the fires on environmental groups.
Tim Marcin
2 days ago
climate change

The Amazon Wildfires Aren't Natural – Blame Humans

As the Amazon burns, it's important to know that intense wildfires aren't natural to the largest tropical rainforest ecosystem on Earth – people are to blame.
Madeleine Gregory
2 days ago
Save Yourselves

Sadiq Khan Declared Climate Emergency – He's Building This Huge Road Anyway

The London mayor wants to create a new road tunnel in London despite announcing his plans to tackle climate change.
Hannah Partos
2 days ago
Save Yourselves

Group That Called Extinction Rebellion 'Extremist' Is Funded By Big Energy

VICE reveals that the think tank behind a controversial report into the protest group has taken money from energy companies.
Solomon Hughes
8.19.19
climate

This 14-Year-Old Climate Activist Is Giving Up School to Save the World

"World leaders have failed us," says 8th grader Alexandria Villaseñor.
Emma Fidel
Katherine Tutrone
8.16.19
Science

Good Job, Humans: Arctic Snow Contains Rubber and Varnish

Microplastics and fibers in the Arctic snow likely came from pollution in the atmosphere, scientists say.
Madeleine Gregory
8.15.19
environment-policy

Even with Trump in Office, the Climate Denial Movement Is Quietly Falling Apart

Behind the scenes, climate deniers are losing funding and succumbing to infighting.
Geoff Dembicki
8.13.19
some like it hot

The Planet's Real Overpopulation Problem: Too Many Rich People

Blaming the climate crisis on overpopulation means blaming the most marginalised for a problem caused by the rich.
Joe Sandler Clarke
8.13.19
climate change

Saving the Arctic's 'Last Ice Area' Is a Race Against Time

Canada has moved to protect the region, where Arctic wildlife is expected to make its last stand against climate change. Scientists say it's not enough.
Becky Ferreira
8.13.19
climate crisis

We're Terrifyingly Unprepared to Defend Against Extreme Weather

Lido fights and music festival cancellations are just the tip of the rapidly melting iceberg.
Matthew Neale
8.9.19
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