Nestlé Says It Can Be Virtuous and Profitable. Is That Even Possible?
by Jack Ewing on Friday, November 15, 2019 at 6:31 pm
The world’s largest food company is trying to show it can be environmentally sustainable and still make money. Activists are skeptical.
Available: A 415-Acre Island With Manhattan Views. What to Build?
by Matthew Haag on Friday, November 15, 2019 at 6:12 pm
A hub of renewable energy, packed with solar panels and batteries, or an expanded La Guardia Airport could replace the Rikers jails.
Germany Passes Climate-Protection Law to Ensure 2030 Goals
by Melissa Eddy on Friday, November 15, 2019 at 5:50 pm
The law aims to get the country in line to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions to meet Paris Agreement targets.
Sanders’s Climate Ambitions Thrill Supporters. Experts Aren’t Impressed.
by Lisa Friedman on Friday, November 15, 2019 at 1:38 am
Bernie Sanders' plan to tackle climate change would nationalize power plants and end fossil fuels. His supporters are thrilled. Climate experts are not.
One Thing We Can Do: Balance Our Energy Demand
by Geneva Abdul and Hiroko Tabuchi on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 4:57 pm
Also this week, the carbon footprint of the very, very wealthy
Venice Flooding Brings City to ‘Its Knees’
by Elisabetta Povoledo on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 10:11 am
The mayor called for a state of emergency after the Italian city was submerged under “acqua alta,” an exceptionally high tide — the worst in 50 years.
Climate Change Poses Threats to Children’s Health Worldwide
by Kendra Pierre-Louis on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 12:36 am
A study from the Lancet points to infectious diseases, worsening air pollution, rising temperatures and even malnutrition as threats to child health as the climate changes.
Greta Thunberg Sets Sail, Again, After Climate Talks Relocate
by Somini Sengupta on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 9:27 pm
Ms. Thunberg, who doesn’t fly, found herself suddenly needing a ride across the Atlantic when United Nations climate talks were moved on short notice.
As Australia Burns, Its Leaders Trade Insults
by Damien Cave on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 8:42 pm
The country has long been a model for common-sense public policy. But this week’s fires have revealed once again that its pragmatism stops at climate change.
Cuomo Threatens National Grid: Provide Gas or Lose Your License
by Michael Gold on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 4:27 pm
The governor and the utility have been fighting for months over a proposed pipeline and a moratorium on new gas hookups.
5 Global Trends Shaping Our Climate Future
by Brad Plumer on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 2:17 pm
Here's how the next 20 years are shaping up in terms of energy, and what it means for global warming.
Arctic Weather Freezes Much of the U.S.
by Mariel Padilla and Derrick Bryson Taylor on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 10:45 pm
Temperatures across the country hit record lows on Tuesday morning, prompting some school districts to close and others to delay opening.
Maya Lin to Conjure Dying Trees to Make a Point
by Robin Pogrebin on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 6:16 pm
Her public art installation at Madison Square Park, opening in June, will focus on the so-called ghost forests that have died off because of climate change.
A Silicon Valley Disruption for Birds That Gorge on Endangered Fish
by Priyanka Runwal on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 6:04 pm
To persuade some migrating Caspian terns to stop short of the Columbia River, scientists planted plastic decoys and patio speakers in San Francisco Bay.
This Elusive Creature Wasn’t Seen for Nearly 30 Years. Then It Appeared on Camera.
by Elizabeth Preston on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 5:14 pm
By interviewing people who live around a forest in Vietnam, scientists captured visual evidence that silver-backed chevrotains still exist.