Climate change compendium: three years of climate coverage in one post

This post is a chronological compilation of news and opinion on our ever-worsening climate calamity. To set the stage, watch this video: 131 years of global warming in 26 seconds Then read this essential piece explaining why the climate story is beyond anything the...

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...

A bad year for environmentalists is a bad year for everyone

WaPo looks at a horrible year for environmentalists: Environmental groups have won some victories in recent years, opposing individual coal-fired power plants and pressuring banks to stop funding “mountaintop removal” coal mines. But for the green...

A dreadful year for environmentalists

This has been a dreadful year for environmentalists — and for the environment. Climate deniers are winning the public opinion battle, even though evidence of warming is piling up astonishingly and alarmingly fast. A historic oil spill that could have spurred...