How a coin for carbon could save the planet

Science fiction legend Kim Stanley Robinson wants to see cryptocurrency that will make us suck CO2 from the air.
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Greta Thunberg takes down Ted Cruz for being a total idiot about climate change

The last four years have given Greta Thunberg plenty of practice when it comes to expertly shading politicians on Twitter, and she's not done.

The world's most suspenseful iceberg is breaking apart

Icebergs breaking off of glaciers is a normal, natural event, called calving. But in the coming years on a relentlessly warming planet, marine researchers expect more icebergs as warmer ocean waters melt more ice.

How to combat environmental racism in the food system

If you care deeply about both environmental and racial justice, the way food is produced in the U.S. is far, far from ideal.


Climate change resources for people who dispute climate science

Climate scientists - the scientists who measure changes in the atmosphere, observe unprecedented melting in Greenland, and research Earth's past - have provided bounties of evidence that humans are driving rapid climate change.

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.

Alternative meat can help stop climate change. Here's how

Your burger is causing more harm to the planet than you think. Plant-based versions, like Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat, are the best solution.

Why Earth has a stubborn cold spot that's cooling

Earth is relentlessly heating. So it's strange that there's a persistent "cold blob" in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean.

There's an extreme, unusual warm spot on Earth right now

A big swath of Siberia has been way, way warmer than normal this year.

Coronavirus face masks show Earth's grim warming trend

The planet's heating trend has ramped up over the last 40 years - as CO2 emissions have skyrocketed. Nineteen of the last 20 years are now the warmest on record.

All signs point to an active 2020 hurricane season

Though the Atlantic cyclone season begins in June and usually doesn't ramp up until August, environmental conditions in the ocean currently point to an above-normal season, meaning more storms.


These three animal species have been declared extinct in India

Three species of animals including the Indian Cheetah, pink-headed duck, and the great Indian Bustard have gone extinct.

Amazon employees are striking against climate change

Tech workers are standing up to climate change, too.
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Fractured: Harmful chemicals and unknowns haunt Pennsylvanians surrounded by fracking

We tested families in fracking country for harmful chemicals and revealed unexplained exposures, sick children, and a family's "dream life" upended.

Fractured: The stress of being surrounded

Jane Worthington moved her grandkids to protect them from oil and gas wells—but it didn't work. In US fracking communities, the industry's pervasiveness causes social strain and mental health problems.

Fractured: Distrustful of frackers, abandoned by regulators

"I was a total cheerleader for this industry at the beginning. Now I just want to make sure no one else makes the same mistake I did. It has ruined my life."

Fractured: Buffered from fracking but still battling pollution

A statewide network of fracking and conventional wells, pipelines, and petrochemical plants closes in on communities.

Fractured: The body burden of living near fracking scientific investigation finds western Pennsylvania families near fracking are exposed to harmful chemicals, and regulations fail to protect communities' mental, physical, and social health.

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