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Meteorologist Eric Holthaus believes we can reverse climate change effects by 2050. Is it possible?

Eric Holthaus, a climate reporter and meteorologist, wants to remind you that you are born at exactly the right time in history to help reverse the damage we have caused our planet.

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Climate

Katrina vanden Heuvel: Media must put the existential threat of climate change front and center

Until recently, the U.S. mainstream media featured more climate silence than climate science.
Originals

Building a library of American environmental classics: Part One

Building best-of lists is, if nothing else, a wonderful way to start an argument.
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Justice

Letter to a young Indigenous journalist.

You will feel alone. You will want to give up. But I urge you to keep going
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Justice

Women are more at risk due to the pandemic and climate crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic and the climate crisis are two of the world's most urgent issues but while they affect everyone, they also disproportionately impact women and those living in poverty.

Justice

Canada is falling behind on confronting environmental racism

Many First Nations and non-white communities have been the dumping sites for industry. But environmental advocates say Canadians are struggling to empathize.
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Food

'One thing I've learned about modern farming – we shouldn't do it like this'

A journalist who has spent decades investigating 'big ag' explains why the drive for cheaper food has come at too high a price.

Justice

A legendary Black environmental group is back and advising Joe Biden

Inside the racist nightmare that led to the founding of the National Black Environmental Justice Network, the devastating death of its first leader Damu Smith, and the political shifts that brought the network back and made it more relevant than ever.
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Climate

Reporters are leaving newsrooms for newsletters, their own ‘mini media empire’

As newsroom jobs grow scarcer, journalists are building their own platforms via email newsletter.
Climate

Siberia’s heat wave triggered an Arctic sea ice melt

An alarming situation is unfolding just north of Siberia's shores: sea ice is crashing in a region that scientists consider to be the ice factory of the Arctic.

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Climate

Washington Post climate quiz

Time to see if you've been paying attention to The Washington Post's climate-related coverage. If you have, this quiz should be an easy A.

Justice

Journo arrested for reporting on palm oil tycoon’s alleged land grab

Diananta Putra Sumedi had published an online article quoting indigenous Dayak villagers complaining about alleged land grabbing by the company.

Climate

The Washington Post wins the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting for groundbreaking climate change coverage

The Washington Post today was awarded the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting for its "2°C: Beyond the Limit" series, which showed that extreme warming is already upon us.

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Climate

How the times covered the first Earth Day, 50 years ago

For the first Earth Day, on April 22, 1970, The New York Times went big.
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My urban nature gem

Thanks to the Clean Water Act and one relentless activist, Georgia's South River may finally stop stinking.

Dust from your old furniture likely contains harmful chemicals—but there’s a solution

Researchers find people's exposure to PFAS and certain flame retardants could be significantly reduced by opting for healthier building materials and furniture.

Hormone-mimicking chemicals harm fish now—and their unexposed offspring later

Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.

America re-discovers anti-science in its midst

Fauci, Birx, Redfield & Co. are in the middle of a political food fight. They could learn a lot from environmental scientists.

How Europe’s wood pellet appetite worsens environmental racism in the US South

An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.

Roadmap points Europe toward safer, sustainable chemicals

EU Commission releases ambitious strategy for getting hormone-disrupting chemicals out of food, products, and packaging.

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