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

Can You Win in Trump Country with a Bernie Sanders Platform?

A West Virginia activist's crusade to unseat the leader of the state's Democratic Establishment.
Paul Blest
climate change

Economists Say the Great Barrier Reef Is 'Too Big to Fail'

If Australia doesn't do something to stop the natural wonder from deteriorating, it could cost the country an estimated $42 billion.
Maddison Connaughton

Don't Call Appalachia 'Trump Country' Just Yet

The famously downtrodden, heavily white region fell hard for Donald Trump. Will he deliver?
Mason Adams

In Cash-Strapped Coal Country, a Baseball Rivalry Prevails

Tonight on 'VICE World of Sports,' we head to an impoverished part of Appalachia for a look at two communities that are struggling to make ends meet—but keeping a burning baseball rivalry alive.
VICE Staff

Which of These People Is the Worst at Doing a Thumbs-Up?

Have any of these people ever popped a thumbs-up in their life?
Joel Golby
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Has Tapped Rick Perry for Energy Secretary

Perry may now wind up leading an agency he said he wanted to get rid of during his 2012 presidential bid.
River Donaghey

What the Future Looks Like with a Climate Change Denier in the White House

Short answer: It looks bad. But what's the long answer?
Mike Pearl

The Struggling Canadian Coal Town Desperate to Return to Its Roots

On Cape Breton Island, where the last coal mine closed in 2001 after years of industry decline, an underwater mine near the 500-person village of Donkin is set to bring coal back.
Katie Toth

What We Know About the Murder of a West Virginia Coal Magnate

The executive who publicly wept after 12 miners were killed at one of his plants in 2006 was found shot to death near his wife's grave.
Allie Conti

Protesters in Kayaks Shut Down the World's Largest Coal Port This Weekend

The Sunday protest planned to block Newcastle harbor with a flotilla of around 100 kayaks and a few hundred people, but they got around 200 kayaks and 2,000 people.
Nat Kassel
Ain't No Grave

A Portrait of Coal Town on the Brink of Death

A failing coal industry has left many residents of West Virginia with few options: move away, die, or try to scrape out a future in an unforgiving economic climate.
Jacob S. Knabb