The Limits of Clean Energy
If the world isn’t careful, renewable energy could become as destructive as fossil fuels.
The Global Food Crisis Is Here
It’s not just that climate change is ravaging the world’s agriculture. Agriculture is also ravaging the climate.
Greed and Graft at U.N. Climate Program
Whistleblowers and experts allege corruption at a United Nations Development Program project for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Russia, according to a Foreign Policy investigation.
Who Will Save the Amazon (and How)?
It's only a matter of time until major powers try to stop climate change by any means necessary.
Trump’s Shadow War on Climate Science
The resignation of a State Department official is the latest instance of a systematic suppression of evidence, former officials and whistleblowers say.
The Public Can Solve Climate Change if We Let It
The most efficient way of spreading renewable energy? Getting local communities involved.
Climate Change Requires Big Solutions. But Baby Steps Are the Only Way to Go.
Dramatic projects to mitigate global warming often don’t work. Slow, quiet, incremental policies are the planet’s best hope.
Democracy Is the Planet’s Biggest Enemy
Young people care a lot about climate change—but most of them can’t vote. Here’s how governments can adapt to accommodate them.
Why Central Banks Need to Step Up on Global Warming
A decade after the world bailed out finance, it’s time for finance to bail out the world.
Can ‘Supercharged’ Plants Solve the Climate Crisis?
Crops already suck up a lot of carbon dioxide. One scientist thinks they can do much more.
When Coal Comes to Paradise
As China pushes clean energy policies at home, it is exporting its high-pollution coal industry to pristine places like Kenya’s Lamu Island—with Nairobi’s seal of approval. Local residents fear it will destroy the environment they depend on.
Leaving the Paris Agreement Is a Bad Deal for the United States
Trump’s plan to quit the accord would provide serious cover for major emitters like China and India.
The 2020 Candidates Aren’t Talking About Foreign Policy. They Need to Start.
The United States caused many of the planet’s problems and can still unmake them—but only if its politicians face up to the challenge.
Indonesia Floats Yet Another Plan to Move Its Sinking Capital
Big plans to relocate from Jakarta keep disappearing into nothing. Will this time be different?
China Rises in U.N. Climate Talks, While U.S. Goes AWOL
As the global body becomes increasingly identified with tackling climate change, Trump refuses to take part, handing the reins to Beijing.
Vanguards of the Thawing Arctic
After two decades of war in the desert, Canadian troops must relearn how to operate in the frozen north.