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    How TV Weathercasters Are Fighting Climate Misinformation

    How TV Weathercasters Are Fighting Climate Misinformation

    By Pam Radtke Russell in New Orleans Local TV weather forecasters have become foot soldiers in the war against climate misinformation. Over the past decade, a growing number of meteorologists and weathercasters have begun addressing the climate crisis either as part of their weather forecasts, or in separate, independent news reports to help their viewers […]

    What Climate Crisis Will Do to 3 Major American Cities by 2100

    What Climate Crisis Will Do to 3 Major American Cities by 2100

    By Allegra Kirkland, Jeremy Deaton, Molly Taft, Mina Lee and Josh Landis Climate change is already here. It’s not something that can simply be ignored by cable news or dismissed by sitting U.S. senators in a Twitter joke. Nor is it a fantastical scenario like The Day After Tomorrow or 2012 that starts with a […]

    Climate Change Is Already Amplifying the Affordable Housing Crisis

    Climate Change Is Already Amplifying the Affordable Housing Crisis

    By Jared Brey When Hurricane Michael tore through the Florida panhandle last October, it killed at least 43 people, caused an estimated $25 billion in damage and destroyed thousands of homes. In Mexico Beach, Florida, where the storm made landfall and the damage was concentrated, nearly half the homes were destroyed and almost all of […]

    UN Secretary General Urges Public Pressure Against Climate ‘Emergency’

    UN Secretary General Urges Public Pressure Against Climate ‘Emergency’

    By Mark Hertsgaard The United Nations Secretary General says that he is counting on public pressure to compel governments to take much stronger action against what he calls the climate change “emergency.” “Governments always follow public opinion, everywhere in the world, sooner or later,” Antonio Guterres said Tuesday in an interview with Covering Climate Now, […]

    Are the Amazon Fires a Crime Against Humanity?

    Are the Amazon Fires a Crime Against Humanity?

    By Tara Smith Fires in the Brazilian Amazon have jumped 84 percent during President Jair Bolsonaro’s first year in office and in July 2019 alone, an area of rainforest the size of Manhattan was lost every day. The Amazon fires may seem beyond human control, but they’re not beyond human culpability. Bolsonaro ran for president […]

    ‘Americans Are Waking Up’: Two Thirds Say Climate Crisis Must Be Addressed

    ‘Americans Are Waking Up’: Two Thirds Say Climate Crisis Must Be Addressed

    By Oliver Milman Two-thirds of Americans believe climate change is either a crisis or a serious problem, with a majority wanting immediate action to address global heating and its damaging consequences, major new polling has found. Amid a Democratic primary shaped by unprecedented alarm over the climate crisis and an insurgent youth climate movement that […]