Climate change is here

If this clip depicting 131 years of global warming in 26 seconds doesn’t jolt the world to action, it’s hard to imagine what...

Witnessing history

Every age has its historic moments. Ours: The 9/11/01 attacks and brutal amputation of Manhattan’s skyline One of the most destructive tsunamis ever recorded (Indian Ocean) One of the deadliest earthquakes ever recorded (Haiti) One of the worst environmental...

Climate change: our generation’s great failure

Future generations will look back with anger and disbelief at our recklessness. We’ve turned our planet into a garbage dump, while millions of Americans — led by a radicalized Republican Party — are reacting by denying the undeniable: car fumes, bus...

GOP radicals and the end of American exceptionalism

Last November, Karen Tumulty wrote an interesting article titled American exceptionalism: an old idea and a new political battle: [T]he idea that the United States is inherently superior to the world’s other nations has become the battle cry from a new front in...