New Jersey’s New Governor Is Kicking Chris Christie’s Ass on Climate Change

Bridgegate and being humiliated by Trump came to define former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s eight years in office, which ended in mid-January. But his consistent attacks on progressive climate and environmental policies also seriously tarnished what has traditionally been considered a green state. New Jersey’s new…

We're Not Totally Sure How Much the Planet Will Warm This Century—But We Still Need to Act

It’s a well-worn fact that our round Earth is warming, and that human carbon emissions are the cause. What’s less well-known is how much warming we’ve already committed our planet to in the future. A new study crunched some numbers and came to an alarming answer—but other experts are already criticizing its approach,…

Dozens of Cities and States Are Initiating Rogue One, Planning to Independently Rejoin the Paris Agreement 

Former New York City major, Michael Bloomberg, is coordinating an effort among 30 mayors, three governors, 80 university presidents and over 100 businesses to independently align with the Paris Agreement’s goal of curbing US carbon emissions, the New York Times reported Friday. Additionally, 83 mayors have signed the…

This Unsettling Short Film Showing a Drowning New York City Seems a Lot More Plausible Now

Before yesterday, Claire&Max’s latest short film—which shows what New York City would look like if climate change continued, unabated, and sea levels rose high enough to flood it—was already unsettling. But with the US officially abdicating the Paris Agreement, this is now looks like a peek at a future that seems more…

Trump Will Almost Certainly Break His Promise to Read the Pope's 192-Page Letter On Climate Change

As part of his international, interfaith tour that began in Saudi Arabia, President Trump met with Pope Francis Wednesday at the Vatican to discuss peace, religion, and surprisingly, climate change. As is custom for presidents, Trump and Pope Francis exchanged gifts. Trump gave the pope a first-edition series of…