WHY DID THE WORLD'S BIGGEST BUSINESS LOBBY ENDORSE 23 CLIMATE CANDIDATES?

Historically, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has not been a friend to climate activists. The world's largest pro-business lobbying group...

SEEING CLIMATE CHANGE FIRSTHAND? SHE'LL HELP YOU DOCUMENT IT

This post has been updated with additional details from Drapkin. A former archaeologist and journalist, Julia Kumari Drapkin has explored...

 
 
 

RBG'S DEATH LEAVES A CLIMATE-SHAPED HOLE IN THE SUPREME COURT

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is best known for championing equality between the sexes. But the liberal justice, who died on Friday at the age...

SOAP ON TAP? A STARTUP ARRIVES IN NYC WITH A PLAN TO TAKE THE PLASTIC OUT OF CLEANING PRODUCTS

In 2011, José Manuel Moller was living in a low-income neighborhood in Santiago, Chile, with some of his university classmates. Moller...

 
 
 

RUSSIAN INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES ARE BEGGING TESLA NOT TO GET ITS NICKEL FROM THIS MAJOR POLLUTER

Every year in August and September, the people of Ust'-Avam, a remote indigenous community located in the Taimyr region of the Russian...

In a cross-state aquifer spat, a view of a water-stressed future

IN A CROSS-STATE AQUIFER SPAT, A VIEW OF A WATER-STRESSED FUTURE

This story was originally published by Undark and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Just ahead of the Great...

 
 
 

ELECTION DAY IS NEARING, BUT THERE'S NO END IN SIGHT TO TRUMP'S ATTACKS ON SCIENCE

President Trump appears to be on a tear to play down, put down, and take down science in the last weeks of his reelection campaign....

What's the plural of phoenix?

WHAT'S THE PLURAL OF PHOENIX?

Hey there, “In order to rise from its own ashes,” science fiction writer Octavia Butler once wrote, “the phoenix first must burn.”...

 
 
 
Why some US cities are plotting a ‘green recovery' after the pandemic

WHY SOME US CITIES ARE PLOTTING A ‘GREEN RECOVERY' AFTER THE PANDEMIC

This story was originally published by The Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The cars that...

This Oregon forest was supposed to store carbon for 100 years. Now it's on fire

THIS OREGON FOREST WAS SUPPOSED TO STORE CARBON FOR 100 YEARS. NOW IT'S ON FIRE

As fires ripped through the West this month, displacing families and releasing a thick, choking cloud of smoke that reached all the...

 
 
 

IN ‘HOLY' VIDEO, IS JUSTIN BIEBER A CONVINCING VICTIM OF FOSSIL FUEL INDUSTRY COLLAPSE?

Sometimes, in life, we're presented with impossible choices, and today we all awoke to this one: Would you rather see Justin Bieber...

SEEING CLIMATE CHANGE FIRSTHAND? SHE'LL HELP YOU DOCUMENT IT

A former archaeologist and journalist, Julia Kumari Drapkin has explored many careers. But a common theme runs through her CV: using...

 
 
 
After Wilfred, hurricanes will start sounding like fraternities. Here's why

AFTER WILFRED, HURRICANES WILL START SOUNDING LIKE FRATERNITIES. HERE'S WHY

This year's hurricanes are tearing through the alphabet so fast that we're about to run out of names for them. When Hurricane Sally...

What's next for climate and racial justice? Four experts weigh in

WHAT'S NEXT FOR CLIMATE AND RACIAL JUSTICE? FOUR EXPERTS WEIGH IN

Months after George Floyd's and Breonna Taylor's murders sparked a wave of national protests against white supremacy, people and organizations...

 
 
 

CAN WE JUST DROWN OUR CARBON EMISSIONS IN THE OCEAN?

Q. Dear Umbra, Is there a maximum amount of CO2 that the ocean can absorb? What will be the effects should this happen? - Some Questions...

The EPA cut back enforcement during COVID. These researchers are assessing the damage

THE EPA CUT BACK ENFORCEMENT DURING COVID. THESE RESEARCHERS ARE ASSESSING THE DAMAGE

As the reality of the COVID-19 pandemic descended upon the U.S. in mid-March, the head of the nation's most powerful oil and gas industry...

 
 
 

HURRICANE SALLY: HUNDREDS RESCUED FROM FLOODS AS STORM BATTERS ALABAMA AND FLORIDA

This story was originally published by The Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Hurricane Sally...

FACEBOOK LAUNCHED A NEW CLIMATE INFORMATION HUB. HERE'S HOW ACTIVISTS REACTED

Those of you still using Facebook may have noticed a new feature when you logged on to the platform Tuesday: a climate information...

 
 
 
The phrase ‘natural disaster' is going up in flames

THE PHRASE ‘NATURAL DISASTER' IS GOING UP IN FLAMES

Wildfires recently turned the West Coast into a hazy orange hellscape, scorching a record-breaking amount of land in California and...

CALIFORNIA INMATES FIGHT FIRES FOR PENNIES. NOW THEY HAVE A PATH TO TURN PRO

Inmate firefighters have battled some of California's most destructive wildfires , including the Thomas Fire, the Mendocino Complex...

 
 
 



New lockdown rules: Pub curfew and ban on home visits - what could be...

New lockdown rules: Pub curfew and ban on home visits - what could be announced tonight?

England will be hit with tougher coronavirus restrictions tonight Boris Johnson is set to unveil a new Government coronavirus crackdown today as cases surge across... Read more ...

Wetherspoon job cuts: Tim Martin announces 450 of chain's 1,000 jobs at UK...

Wetherspoon job cuts: Tim Martin announces 450 of chain's 1,000 jobs at UK airports to go

JD WETHERSPOON has announced 400-450 jobs will now be cut from chains in the UK's airports, the owner, Tim Martin has revealed today. Read more ...

Sylvester Stallone's mother and CBB star Jackie Stallone dies aged 98

Sylvester Stallone's mother and CBB star Jackie Stallone dies aged 98

Jackie Stallone's son confirmed her death at the age of 98, as he wrote an emotional tribute. Read more ...

Premier Inn and Brewers Fayre owner to axe 6,000 jobs amid coronavirus pandemic

Premier Inn and Brewers Fayre owner to axe 6,000 jobs amid coronavirus pandemic

Whitbread, who own the hotel chain, confirmed that a consultation process had started with staff. Read more ...

UK town hit by third earthquake in two weeks as homes left shaking

UK town hit by third earthquake in two weeks as homes left shaking

The Bedfordshire town of Leighton Buzzard has been hit by a 3.0-magnitude earthquake, with one resident describing how the tremor sounded like a 'truck' hitting their home Read more ...

You can now pre-order new XBox Series X and Series S - here's where from

You can now pre-order new XBox Series X and Series S - here's where from

Before the official launch on November 10th, fans of the console are rushing to get their hands on pre-ordering one to arrive just in time for Christmas but, you'll need to act... Read more ...

Katie Price's daughter Princess massages her painful broken feet

Katie Price's daughter Princess massages her painful broken feet

Katie Price's teenage daughter Princess looked after her mum by giving her a foot massage to help soothe her broken feet after she's left wheelchair Read more ...

Weekly coronavirus deaths RISE in England and Wales for the first time in...

Weekly coronavirus deaths RISE in England and Wales for the first time in five months

Data from the Office for National Statistics chimes with death counts from the UK's Department of Health which show the trend has risen from an average of 7 daily deaths to 22... Read more ...

The new Xbox Series X and Series S controller: All you need to know

The new Xbox Series X and Series S controller: All you need to know

It can't come soon enough, but the Xbox Series X really is right around the corner now, releasing along with the Xbox Series S on 10 November 2020. We've seen the consoles'... Read more ...

How Jackie Stallone Created One Of Reality TV's Most Iconic Moments Of All Time

How Jackie Stallone Created One Of Reality TV's Most Iconic Moments Of All Time

In her native US, Jackie Stallone will likely be best remembered as an astrologer, dancer, women's wrestling promoter, and of course, the mother of Hollywood legend Sylvester... Read more ...