Blogs Policy

New York Times Op-Ed: Rising Seas, Vanishing Coastlines

  • Published: Nov 25th, 2012

In the New York Times, Climate Central's Ben Strauss says we must take two steps to protect ourselves from sea level rise.

World Bank Ties Ending Poverty with Climate Change

  • Published: Nov 19th, 2012

A World Bank report urges action on climate change as it examines the impacts of a 7.2°F rise in global temperature.

Post Sandy, Wetlands Could Help Shore Up NYC’s Defense

  • Published: Nov 12th, 2012

New York City's shoreline could help be protected by wetlands, but only if there are enough of them.

Sandy & Other Disasters Could Hurt Climate Change Cause

  • Published: Nov 9th, 2012

Hurricane Sandy was a climate change wake-up call, but it could end up putting crucial action on hold.

Scientists Eat Crow on Geoengineering Test. Me, Too

  • Published: Oct 23rd, 2012

A rogue individual conducting his or her own geoengineering experiment was thought unlikely. Until it happened recently.

Extreme Weather Can’t ‘Surprise’ Insurance Companies

  • Published: Sep 4th, 2012

Severe weather has been clobbering insurance companies, and the headlines just keep coming.

Lost in Watergate’s Wake: Nixon’s Green Legacy

  • Published: Aug 8th, 2012

Richard Nixon, who resigned 38 years ago today, was a champion of protecting the environment.

Maya Lin’s ‘Last Memorial’ Honors ‘What is Missing’

  • Published: Aug 6th, 2012

Maya Lin is creating a memorial for nature, hoping that the visual and auditory art of the memorial will be a "wake up call."