I’m a Young Conservative, and I Want My Party to Lead the Fight Against Climate Change

Conservatives were once America’s environmental champions. Not that long ago, Republican presidents were carrying out the Clean Air and Water…


On Earth Day, Biden Spotlights Climate Investments to Contrast With Republicans

President Biden announced $7 billion more for solar power projects and pointed to a new a climate work force as…


Three Places Changing Quickly to Fight Climate Change

Paris is becoming a city of bikes. Across China, people are snapping up $5,000 electric cars. On Earth Day, a…


Climate Doom Is Out. ‘Apocalyptic Optimism’ Is In.

The philanthropist Kathryn Murdoch has prioritized donations to environmental causes for more than a decade. She has, she said, a…


A Planetary Crisis Awaits the Next President

In the 12 years it took me to write “The Deluge,” my novel of the climate crisis, I watched as…


Scotland Made Big Climate Pledges. Now They’re ‘Out of Reach.’

Despite significant progress, Scotland was falling short on cutting vehicle emissions, switching to heat pumps and even restoring peatland, the…


Xi Thinks China Can Slow Climate Change. What if He’s Right?

At first glance, Xi Jinping seems to have lost the plot. China’s president appears to be smothering the entrepreneurial dynamism…


‘Climate-Controlled’ Sausage? Courts Crack Down on ‘Greenwashing’

From airlines to pork sellers, corporate brands face legal and regulatory challenges for misleading the public with lofty climate claims.


Wednesday Briefing

A landmark climate ruling in Europe.


Switzerland’s Climate Shortfalls Violate Rights, European Court Rules

But the court ruled as inadmissible two other climate-related attempts to hold governments accountable.

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