PEOPLE ARE TALKING ABOUT 2020

PEOPLE ARE TALKING ABOUT

PEOPLE ARE TALKING ABOUT…

12/31/20

The Year In Climate…

The Year In Climate

By Claire O’Neill and Nadja Popovich 12/17/20
2020 was a crisis year: a pandemic, economic turmoil, social upheaval. And running through it all, climate change. Here’s some of the best reporting from…
12/30/20

5 Environmental Stories That Could Dominate In 2021…

5 Environmental Stories That Could Dominate In 2021

By Laura Paddison Photo: Carlos Osorio/POOL/AFP via Getty Images 12/30/20
As the climate crisis worsens, the coronavirus pandemic rages, and Joe Biden prepares to take office, a look at big environmental stories that could define…
11/23/20

Biden names John Kerry as ‘climate czar’ in new administration…

Biden names John Kerry as ‘climate czar’ in new administration

11/23/20
President-elect Joe Biden on Monday named former Secretary of State John Kerry as special envoy to lead his administration’s efforts to fight climate change.
11/04/20

U.S. quits the Paris Climate Agreement…

U.S. Quits Paris Climate Agreement: Questions and Answers

By Lisa Friedman Photo: Ting Shen/NYT 11/04/20
President Trump’s withdrawal formally came into force the day after Election Day in the United States. Here’s what it means. Au revoir, Paris Agreement. As…
10/01/20

The challenges of combatting climate change in the courts… the judges…the lawyers… …

2020: LAW FIRM CLIMATE CHANGE SCORECARD

By Tim Hirschel-Burns and Alisa White 10/01/20
Climate change is the defining issue of this century. Unless we rapidly change course, climate change will continue to produce catastrophic warming, extreme weather events,…

What’s at stake: Climate and the environment

By Senator Jeff Merkley & others 10/01/20
How Captured Courts Rig the System for Corporate Polluters.
10/10/20

Vote climate change on November 3! …

It’s time for America to reassert climate leadership. It starts with votingx

By Michael Mann Photo: Joshua Roberts, Reuters 07/29/20
ndividual efforts are important, but we need collective action and systemic change. And we can only get that at the ballot
09/14/20

Climate Change and Food…

Interactive: What is the climate impact of eating meat and dairy?

By Daisy Dunne 09/14/20
Food production accounts for one-quarter of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions and takes up half of the planet’s habitable surface.
09/11/20

Wildfires in the West…

CNN

So much magnificence is gone

By Matthew Albracht 09/11/20
A few years ago, I would never have guessed that my beloved Northern California would be a ground zero for the global climate crisis—not here,…
08/12/20

Climate change, Biden, and Kamala…

What Kamala Harris means for Biden’s climate change plans

By Ben German Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios 08/12/20
Sen. Kamala Harris' VP selection could heighten the ticket's focus on environmental justice while prompting fresh Trump campaign political attacks on Democrats' energy plans.
07/01/20

Climate change and the 2020 election…

Biden’s $2 Trillion Climate Plan Promotes Union Jobs, Electric Cars and Carbon-Free Power

By Marianne Llle, James Bruggers, Ilana Cohen, Judy Fahys, Dan Gearino 07/15/20
The former vice president linked a new green economy with America’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, saying the nation needs to “Build Back Better.”
06/04/20

The connection between climate change and racial inequality activism..

The Energy 202: Green groups back protesters. But they’re grappling with how best to address their own issues with race.

By Dino Grandoni Photo by Lindsey Wasson/Reuters 06/02/20
Green groups are expressing full-throated support for demonstrators protesting the killing of George Floyd, a black man in Minneapolis police custody — even as they…
05/04/20

The climate change stories that won a Pulitizer..

Read The Washington Post stories that won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize

By Washington Post Staff 05/04/20
The staff of The Washington Post won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in explanatory reporting for its series on climate change, 2°C: Beyond the Limit, which…
04/24/20

…And what really motivated Michael Moore to produce Planet of the Humans??

Planet of the Humans (2019)

05/05/20
When Planet of the Humans first came out, we added it to the site before watching it because we trusted Michael Moore's track record of…
04/22/20

PATA…Earth Day

How We Will All Solve the Climate Crisis

By Nicholas Thompson Illustration by Eiko Ojala 04/01/20
NOT LONG AGO, in more innocent times, I was driving with my three sons back from trying to ski on a mountain that doesn't really…
03/17/20

The connection between the coronavirus and climate change…

How Climate Change Is Contributing to Skyrocketing Rates of Infectious Disease

by Abrahm Lustgarten Photo: Xinhua/Yang Zongyou via Getty Images 05/07/20
A catastrophic loss in biodiversity, reckless destruction of wildland and warming temperatures have allowed disease to explode. Ignoring the connection between climate change and pandemics…
01/28/20

Juliana vs US is dismissed in federal court with one dissenting judge out of three…

CCR

Courting Solutions to the Climate Crisis —  In All the Wrong Places?

By Joel Stronberg 01/28/20
If ever there was a case that called out for judicial intervention and a court to answer the call, it is Juliana v. US and…
01/23/20

Davos 2020…

Mnuchin says Greta Thunberg can tell us what to do ‘after she goes and studies economics in college’

By Sam Meredith Video by CNBC 01/23/20
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin sharply criticized the financial credentials of Swedish climate activist Greta Thunbergon Thursday, saying the 17-year-old should study economics at college…
01/08/20

What the future holds…

3 Renewable Energy Developments That Will Define 2020

By Tina Casey 01/08/20
Building on last week’s discussion of clean technology trends that will surely unfold during the coming year, we’re continuing the discussion on what we think…
01/15/20

Australia’s climate denial…

When Will Australia’s Prime Minister accept the reality of the climate crisis?

By Carolyn Kormann Photo by James Ross / EPA-EFE 01/15/20
When Prime Minister Scott Morrison took Australia’s top office, in August, 2018, the leadership of his predecessor, Malcolm Turnbull, had been in question for months,…