Smith Island Is Sinking Into the Chesapeake Bay Thanks to Climate Change

Smith Island

By century’s end, it will be “almost completely under water.”

Christie Was the Only Republican Asked About Climate at the Main Debate—and He Got It All Wrong

Chris Christie

Non-denial denial.

Indonesia Fires Seen From a Million Miles Away



There’s a High-Stakes Dinner Party in Paris and You’re Invited.


Watch this climate negotiations explainer.

GOP Sen. Kelly Ayotte Backs Obama’s Climate Change Plan

Kelly Ayotte

Facing a tough re-election bid, Ayotte stakes out a moderate position on power plants.

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