Most people now accept that the world’s climate is changing rapidly as a result of human activities — mainly the direct emissions of carbon dioxide and other gases that trap heat radiating from the earth, causing the temperature of our small blue...

Trying to predict how different US cities will be affected by climate change is something like trying to predict the movement of a single molecule in a sea of Brownian motion....

What will happen when thousands of people overwhelm communities?

Climate change is mostly a “slow onset” phenomenon.  It does, however, generate fast-onset disasters/catastrophes as well.  Multiple years of drought slowly debilitate the ecosystem,...

With cap-and-trade, as with all well-intentioned fixes, “the devil is in the details.”

Many of the actions we must take to mitigate climate change-reducing fossil fuel use offer significant benefits for public health. 

Many of the actions we must take to mitigate climate change-reducing fossil fuel use offer significant benefits for public health. 

Understanding the centuries-long abolitionist movement offers insight into the vision, the structural changes, the personal commitments, the political struggles, and the global movement required to stave off catastrophic climate change.

Credit: Kennedy Warne

We must snap out of our collective climate denial, and accept that the future will not be like the past. Only then can we protect ourselves from the floods (and the tornadoes, droughts, wildfires, heatwaves, and storm surges) to come—and build a...

Credit: Kennedy Warne

We must snap out of our collective climate denial, and accept that the future will not be like the past. Only then can we protect ourselves from the floods (and the tornadoes, droughts, wildfires, heatwaves, and storm surges) to come—and build a...

By focusing on preparedness, we can fully engage Americans — all Americans — in crafting solutions to the greatest challenge of our time.

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