Do Cities Really Take the Lead on Climate Change?


Don’t hold your breath for the feds.

Climate Change Inaction the Fault of Environmental Groups, Report Says

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Academic paper largely clears President Obama of blame over failure to pass climate legislation through Congress.

Global Food Crisis Will Worsen as Heatwaves Damage Crops, Research Finds


Harvests will fall dramatically during severe heatwaves, predicted to become many times more likely in coming decades.

Debunking the Denial: “16 Years of No Global Warming”


How to untangle a dangerous lie.

Why New York’s Sandy Commission Recommendations Matter


Charting a course in unfamiliar territory.


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