Advice on virus transmission vanishes from C.D.C. website

The new guidance, published only on Friday, had acknowledged that fine particles floating in air may spread the virus.
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U.S. health officials tiptoe around Trump's vaccine timetable

The administration’s experts tried to find a way to support both the president and the reality of scientific and medical constraints he doesn’t always recognize.

John Pappas: What I saw when Australia burned

At one point, the wildfires that country experienced seemed to fade from our memory. Not anymore. And what I witnessed there has shaped my thoughts on what’s raging here.

The Coronavirus unleashed along the Amazon River

As the pandemic assails Brazil, the virus is taking an exceptionally high toll on the Amazon region.

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.

The absurdity of the meat wars

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Trump administration takes aim at climate change forecasting from federal agencies

The Trump administration in both obvious and nuanced ways is significantly affecting the national dialogue on climate change, and in doing so attempting to change opinions across the globe.

5G cell protests span from Albany to Europe to Russia

A groundswell of opposition is rising among homeowners in Albany's Buckingham Lake neighborhood over the specter of a 5G, or fifth generation, cellphone network that is being installed in 22 cities across the U.S. as part of Verizon's aggressive timetable to construct a nationwide 5G network.


How is climate change affecting your area? We want to hear from you

Help us get a picture of how communities around the world are affected by - and adapting to - the manifestations of climate change.


Wars and threats to our coffee supply: Lessons from covering climate change

As she headlines a Houston symposium on climate change, Somini Sengupta discusses what she's learned as the global climate reporter for The New York Times.

U.S. Midwest freezes, Australia burns: This is the age of weather extremes

Numbing cold hit parts of the United States as wildfires raged in Australia’s record-breaking heat. Here's the climate change connection.

While climate change hits Texas, Cornyn tweets

Two tweets this week remind us of how little Texas' senior senator has done to address risks of warming.


2018: The year in climate change

From dire climate reports to ravenous urchins and vanishing heritage sites, here are the climate stories you shouldn’t miss from this year.

The GOP and Big Oil can't escape blame for climate change

The New York Times magazine blames 'human nature,' but the true culprits have already been fingered.


Handing out medals in the Battle of Pruitt

To start, the photo is from Energy Department HQ, with DOE Secretary Rick Perry and, closest to him, coal baron Bob Murray. I don't know the next person to the right, but in this 2017 photo, Mr. Murray had come a-lobbyin' with veteran DC insider and mouthpiece Andrew Wheeler (beneath the red arrow). More on the photo later.

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