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Ida is expected to gain strength as it churns toward Louisiana.

After “wobbling around,” as the National Hurricane Center put it late Thursday, Ida on Friday resumed a more stable track heading northwest, in effect guided by a ridge of high-pressure air...

Climate Change Is Killing the Colorado River

On a 110-degree day several years ago, surrounded by piles of sand and rock in the desert outside of Las Vegas, I stepped into a yellow cage large enough to fit...

How wine is adapting to the climate crisis | Wine

Few could fail to be shocked by the apocalyptic scenes of wildfires raging around the world. When homes and lives are at stake, the survival of vineyards might not seem that...

Reporting on the climate crisis: ‘For years it was seen as a far-off problem’ | Environment

Devastating floods across Europe, killer heatwaves in Canada, wildfires across the US. Extreme weather has hit the headlines across the world in the past few weeks, and even climate scientists have...

XR protesters tell UK government: ‘stop the harm’ of fossil fuels | Climate crisis

Extinction Rebellion protesters rallied outside the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on Thursday, demanding an end to investment in fossil fuels.The “stop the harm” march brought XR together with...

How a ‘lazy’ siesta could transform the UK’s working day | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

I will confess that my sleepy heart sang when I read the news that the National Trust would be introducing siestas for its staff. My people, I thought. A French friend...

‘It’s a miracle crop’: the pioneers pushing the powers of seaweed | New York

Motoring out of Montauk Harbor aboard a research vessel, Sean Barrett waves hello to a commercial fishing boat, yelling “What up, Jay! Any slipper snails in there?”It is a crisp, sunny...

What if it’s too late to save our planet without geoengineering? | Moira Donegan

The realities of climate change are front-page news every day. Temperature records are being smashed. Wildfires are raging. There is no sign of things going back to “normal”. If anything, they...

How Should the Fed Deal With Climate Change?

Using a broader range of evidence from both the United States and Europe, two political scientists at the University of Connecticut, Lyle Scruggs and Salil Benegal, found that a decline in...

‘Use your £11bn climate fund to pay for family planning,’ UK told | Global development

The UK government has been urged to open up its £11bn pot of climate funding to contraception, as research from low-income countries shows a link between poor access to reproductive health...

Penguin Classics launches ‘new canon’ of environmental literature | Books

From Greta Thunberg to James Lovelock, publisher Penguin Classics has come up with a “new canon” of the environmental literature, which it believes has “changed the way we think and talk...

Just how ‘green’ is Nicola Sturgeon’s deal with the Scottish Greens? | Dani Garavelli

At the press conference to announce the SNP’s landmark cooperation agreement with the Scottish Greens, Nicola Sturgeon could scarcely contain her glee. And no wonder. What better way to burnish her...

Protest over too much fuss about pollution – archive, 1970 | Climate crisis

Too much fuss is being made about the fashionable word “pollution,” says the government agency which has been keeping an eye on it since 1863. The Chief Alkali Inspector, Mr FE...

America Today: Too Much Water, or Not Enough

By Aatish Bhatia and Nadja PopovichThe United States, like most of the world, is becoming both drier and wetter. It depends where you live.In New York City, a tropical storm delivered...

‘Fire weather’: dangerous days now far more common in US west, study finds | Climate crisis in the American west

The hot, dry and windy weather conditions fueling the huge wildfires that have besieged the western US this summer have increased in frequency over the past 50 years, a new study...

Caldor Fire an Ongoing Threat to the West

new video loaded: Caldor Fire an Ongoing Threat to the WesttranscriptBacktranscriptCaldor Fire an Ongoing Threat to the WestThe Caldor fire continued to threaten the western United States with smoke and flames....

UK security: risk factors | Climate crisis

The national security strategy paper lists a number of potential other threats to the UK: Climate change will increasingly be a "driver of global ­insecurity", ­exacerbating global tensions, the paper says....

A Scottish Green-SNP alliance could transform the country, and the climate | Caroline Lucas

No one gets into politics to be in opposition for ever, especially people in a hurry. And the Greens have every reason to hurry. We believe other parties have neither the...

Opinion | A Right-Wing Shock Jock Could Become California’s Governor

If Elder’s victory is a liberal nightmare, though, it is just the nightmare Newsom needs us to be thinking about. Elder’s record is so far beyond the California mainstream that he...

Australia is ‘more and more isolated’ on climate, former EU trade commissioner says | Climate change

The former European Union trade commissioner, Cecilia Malmström, has warned Australia is becoming “more and more isolated” on climate action at a time when floods, fires, droughts, and the latest assessment...

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