'Climate Despair' Is Making People Give Up on Life

"It's super painful to be a human being right now at this point in history."

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California Colleges Are on the Verge of Ditching Fossil Fuel Investments

The state's flagship public university system would be one of the largest dominoes to fall in a desperate campaign for the planet's future.

7.16.19
Southerners Are Scared of the Climate Crisis, and Their Politicians Are Ignoring Them

The states that will be most affected by the climate crisis are the ones with the least political action.

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Climate Change Is Everywhere. Just Not on TV

Prestige TV dominates the culture, but it has a big blind spot when it comes to our warming planet.

Climate Change

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This Plan to Stop Sea Level Rise by Blasting Antarctica With Snow Is Extremely Wild

Scientists studied what would happen if we turned gigatons of ocean water into snow and shot it at Antarctica.

'Crawl' Could Usher in a New Wave of Climate Change Horror Films

The villain in 'Crawl' is a giant alligator, but the real threat is that of impending ecological collapse.

California Colleges Are on the Verge of Ditching Fossil Fuel Investments

The state's flagship public university system would be one of the largest dominoes to fall in a desperate campaign for the planet's future.

Policy

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What Declaring a 'Climate Emergency' in the U.S. Would Actually Do

It would have no effect on policy, but some activists say it's a necessary part of a society-wide "paradigm shift."

The Angry, Messy Aftermath of Oregon's Climate Failure

Democrats had control of Oregon's entire state government, yet were unable to stop the GOP from derailing a major piece of legislation.

Biden's Surprisingly Strong Climate Plan Is Giving People Hope

Not even Joe Biden can afford to be a moderate on climate change.

Earth

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Leaving Earth Comes with Serious Psychological Risks

The film ‘Aniara’ asks what humans are without our home world.

Weekend Solar Storm May Create Auroras As Far South As Vancouver and NYC

The Sun is getting grumpy again after years of relative peace.

Astronomers Peer at a Young Star System That Is Strikingly Similar to Our Own

DM Tau has its own asteroid belt, and may be developing its own versions of Earth and Neptune, too.

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Rebuilding Paradise: Residents Cope with Destroyed Homes, Toxic Water, and PTSD

How survivors are dealing with the aftermath of California's deadliest wildfire.

New York City’s War on Bikes Is Dangerous for Workers and the Environment

Bill de Blasio says he's environmentally friendly, but he runs a city that actively antagonizes bikers.

People Are Moving to Smaller Cities in Search of Affordable Houses That Don't Exist

Millennials are stuck renting in places they would never have chosen if not for the dream of owning a home.

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