A climate show was canceled. Then came the finger-pointing

One of the nation’s most successful theaters, the Public, shortened the run of a monologue by a prominent artist-activist, Josh Fox. Now each party is blaming the other.
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James Murdoch's climate stance distances him from family empire

James Murdoch had always had a genuine and sincere concern about environmental issues throughout his career, according to a media analyst.


Here are two big things that were wrong with climate change coverage in 2018

Major outlets reported too little on climate change driving extreme weather and too much on Trump, two analyses find.


Here are some of the dumbest right-wing media takes on the Green New Deal

Right-wing media figures and outlets have been freaking out over the Green New Deal and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez over the last couple of months.


Hundreds of reindeer died by lightning. Their carcasses became a laboratory

“From death comes life,” said researchers who studied how decomposing bodies, with the help of scavengers, might alter plant diversity across a broad landscape.

Arctic foxes on a Swedish mountain turned ‘blue.’ It was a good thing

The immigration of just three new foxes dramatically reduced inbreeding in an isolated population, providing some support for a disputed conservation strategy.

News network climate reporting soared in 2017 thanks to Trump

Dana Nuccitelli: But the networks need to improve reporting on climate events unrelated to Trump

A fox and a snowy owl met on a winter night

They came. They danced. They may have tried to eat each other.

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