The Hazard of Environmental Morality
Efforts to combat climate change should be pragmatic above all else.
The Paris Accord Won’t Stop Global Warming on Its Own
The world needs a new alliance of green economic powers to create a low-carbon economic zone.
Norway’s Green Delusions
The country may seem a haven for clean energy, but that’s because it exports its pollution.
Before U.N. Summit, World Tells Trump His ‘America-First Fun’ Must End
Friends and rivals alike press administration to embrace multilateral diplomacy on climate change, Iran, and North Korea.
Is the Paris Climate Agreement Dead?
Trump’s new enviro-rollback seeks to undermine the landmark accord, but an America First energy plan might not mean pulling out entirely.
Obama Just Quietly Authored a Wonky Study on Climate Change in Case Donald Trump Reads Those Things
Hoping to cement his climate legacy, Obama appeals to Trump the businessman.
Climate Change Is Mauling the Arctic Worse Than We Even Thought
NOAA’s Arctic Report Card documents melting sea ice and a ticking time bomb of billions of tons of carbon.
Kerry’s March to the Penguins
Why Secretary Kerry is Stopping in Antarctica Before Next Week’s Trip to Morocco for the U.N. Climate Change Summit
The Green Movement and its Inconvenient Truths
2015 Global Thinker Marjan Minnesma and Gasland director Josh Fox debate the best—and perhaps only—way to spurn action on climate change: Terrify people.
Waiting to Vanish
As their land disappears into the sea, villagers in the Bay of Bengal struggle to keep their livelihoods.
Is God Having a Climate Moment?
Atmospheric scientist Katharine Hayhoe and activist Bill McKibben discuss the pope, global warming, and the making of faith-based environmentalism.
One Cheer for the Climate Deal
The landmark deal won’t cut China’s emissions for more than a decade, and it’s going to be tough for the U.S. to meet its requirements. But it's a good start.
Germany’s Revolution in Small Batch, Artisanal Energy
The industrial engine of Europe is increasingly powered by backyard windmills and locally owned solar panels. And this complex, patchwork system just might be the future of sustainable energy.
The Peat Monster
Finland's pristine environment has been ruined, activists say, by an out-of-control energy giant -- turning once pristine lakes into brown pools teeming with "monkey disease."
Saskatchewan Rough Ride
Canada scores first in the clean-coal game. But it will be a tough and expensive act to follow.
Environmentalism Is Dead
How America abandoned its role as leader of the fight to save the planet -- and killed a movement.