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    Prince Charles has revealed told how his grandson Prince George is learning about climate change as he introduced a documentary ahead of Cop26. The Prince of Wales, 72, appeared in the new The Sky Kids Original documentary Cop26: In Your Hands, and explained his eldest grandson, eight, has been learning global warming is causing 'the big storms, and floods, the...
    Elin KelseyPhoto credit: Agathe Bernard It's not naïve to be hopeful about climate change. To the contrary, it's the only responsible attitude. So says Elin Kelsey, a climate change communication scholar, educator and author. Kelsey has a PhD in environmental policy and works on communications projects that affect engagement in environmental efforts. She is also an adjunct faculty member of...
    For decades, the right-wing media and many of the Republicans they support have denied the reality of climate change — often echoing the talking points of companies who have insisted that there is no relationship between climate change and fossil fuels. But House Democrats have planned a hearing that is scheduled for later this month and will address those false...
    Britain’s increasingly green-obsessed Prime Minister has assured young people they have “every right to be angry” with their elders about climate change. Speaking to the Pre-COP26 summit at the Italian city of Milan via video link, Boris Johnson acted as something of a follow-up act to Greta Thunberg, the tirade-prone Swedish climate activist elevated to global significance by world leaders....
    Tesla China-made Model 3 vehicles are seen during a delivery event at its factory in Shanghai, China January 7, 2020.Aly Song | Reuters Climate investing is for real and is here to stay, according to Jim Coulter, TPG executive chairman and founding partner, it's just knowing which companies and technologies are for real that remains one of the toughest parts...
    Micahel Candelori/ Zuma Fight disinformation. Get a daily recap of the facts that matter. Sign up for the free Mother Jones newsletter.This story was originally published by Grist and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. An unexpected constituency is sounding the alarm on climate change: US mortgage bankers. Their predictions are dire: As climate change worsens...
    Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry brushed off a question about human rights and China’s treatment of Uyghurs during an interview Wednesday with Bloomberg’s David Westin on the Biden administration’s climate agenda. “Clearly a priority of the Biden administration is really addressing climate, but it’s not the only priority,” Westin noted in the interview. “There are other things as...
    DID you know that increasing global temperatures now saves 166,000 lives each year? While true, here’s why nobody dares tell you. 3The cold kills more than eight times more than heat, according to the respected LancetCredit: Getty 3 Climate change is a real problem, but increasingly it is being portrayed in ever more extreme terms. Many media houses and politicians...
    TORONTO (AP) — The leader of Canada’s Conservative party said Thursday he is personally “pro choice” and voters can trust his leadership after being asked during an election debate about some of his candidates who have more conservative views than him on issues like abortion and climate change. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called the election last month hoping to...
    President Joe Biden grew defensive after residents yelled criticism at him during a visit to New Jersey. As Biden toured destroyed homes in Manville, New Jersey, caused by flooding, two men were spotted standing in the yard of an area home where a Trump flag was flying. The pair along with other residents off-camera shouted that Biden should “go home,”...
     Dune director Denis Villeneuve issued a harsh climate change warning following his film’s premiere at the Venice Film Festival. While taking questions at a press conference following Dune’s first screening, Villeneuve confirmed that there is political commentary attached to his film, which is an adaption of Frank Herbert’s 1965 novel of the same name. “When Frank Herbert wrote Dune in...
    Fox News pulled out of Thursday morning’s New York briefing on the area’s deadly storms and floods after a Democratic congressman cited climate change as a factor in the devastation, with anchor Bill Hemmer grumbling that it had turned “political quite quickly.” Days after Hurricane Ida slammed Louisiana and Mississippi, the remnants of the powerful storm spawned tornadoes and dumped...
    The former Hurricane Ida turned into a tropical depression and then a post-tropical cyclone on its way through the Mid-Atlantic and the Northeast, but the damage it caused was as devastating as many hurricanes—and pointed directly at the need for policies that combat climate change and upgrade U.S. infrastructure to better handle the outcomes of climate change. At least 14...
    A utility pole bends from winds caused by Hurricane Ida on a road leading to Batabano, in the Mayabeque province, Cuba on Friday. Ramon Espinosa/AP Fight disinformation. Get a daily recap of the facts that matter. Sign up for the free Mother Jones newsletter.Hurricane Ida is projected to hit Louisiana on Sunday as a category-four storm, bringing winds as high...
    After decades of films, documentaries, and TV shows meant to raise awareness about climate change, celebrity-studded Global Citizen campaign aimed at fighting it, and Hollywood elites dedicating their award show acceptance speeches toward addressing the topic — it’s all just not enough for teen climate alarmist Greta Thunberg, who insists there is “a big lack” of awareness on the topic. Now she wants...
    LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- With just three weeks out from the final day of voting in California's recall election, one million ballots have already been returned.According to Political Data Incorporated, 56% of ballots returned are from Democrats, 22% are from Republicans and 22% are from people with no party preference.In an interview with ABC News in the Caldor Fire zone...
    According to UN Women, the UN established the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) in 1994 as the “sole legally binding international agreement linking environment and development to sustainable land management.” Some of the most sensitive and threatened ecosystems can and populations can be found in dry and desert land. The parties of the UNCCD meet regularly to...
    Climate change is a reality that we have to face from countless points. There is the day-to-day struggle, the responsibility of the institutions, and also the possibility of raising awareness and informing us about the subject with documentaries and films. We have selected 13 of these documentaries, some more serious, others lighter, but all of them are good options to...
    In four of the last five years, my California county has experienced at least one major disaster related to climate change. Butte County is the poster child for drought and wildfire, yet some people are still in denial even though they notice the consequences. If you have exceptionally vivid sunsets, Martian red suns, and gleaming orange moons, you probably are looking through smoke...
    FOLSOM (CBS13) – As Californians stagger through another summer of extreme weather, A CBS News poll finds that less than half of residents who weighed in say they feel the impact of climate change. “My humble little home is where my heart is,” said Troy Dunker, speaking with CBS13 about his hometown of Chester in Plumas County. READ MORE: Man...
    ChristinLola | iStock | Getty Images A growing number of people are reluctant to bring a child into a world that's set to be ravaged by climate change in the coming decades. It comes shortly after the United Nations issued a "code red for humanity" as the world's leading climate scientists delivered their starkest warning yet about the deepening climate...
    New York (CNN)The climate crisis is accelerating at unprecedented pace, according to a new United Nations state-of-the-science report. It is "a code red for humanity," said UN Secretary-General António Guterres — and given that the report concludes the entirety of the warming is due to human greenhouse gas emissions, avoiding the worst of its consequences is up to us. While...
    Around 14,000 scientists sign a new report published in the journal BioScience that warns that the “vital signs” of our planet are worsening by leaps and bounds. The critical tipping point has been exceeded at points such as warm-water coral reefs, the Amazon or West Antarctica and Greenland. The researchers propose a political approach based on 3 short-term lines of...
    On Monday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Hallie Jackson Reports,” Sen. Alex Padilla (D-CA) compared denying climate change to being “in denial about COVID-19 and the pandemic.” Padilla said people who deny climate change are “eerily similar to people who are in denial about COVID-19 and the pandemic. It was clearly not a hoax. Vaccines are safe. So, people who refused to...
    GENEVA – The U.N.-appointed Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change published a new report Monday summarizing the latest authoritative scientific information about global warming. Here are five important takeaways. WORLD FOOD PROGRAM SAYS THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC HAS WORSENED HUNGER AROUND THE WORLD BLAMING HUMANS The report says almost all of the warming that has occurred since pre-industrial times was caused by...
    A wildfire burn trees on August 2, 2021 in Mugla, Marmaris district, as the European Union sent help to Turkey and volunteers joined firefighters in battling a week of violent blazes that have killed eight people.YASIN AKGUL | AFP | Getty Images The world's leading climate scientists on Monday delivered their starkest warning yet about the deepening climate emergency, projecting climate changes...
    Nathan Howard/AP Fight disinformation. Get a daily recap of the facts that matter. Sign up for the free Mother Jones newsletter.This story was originally published by The Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk. The most extensive heatwave of a scorching summer is set to descend upon much of America in the coming week, further roasting areas...
    According to The New York Times, a tiny computer was screwed onto the shell of a rosy wolf snail in Tahiti in 2017. The rosy wolf snail is carnivorous and has been at least somewhat involved in the extinction of up to 134 snail species globally.  The cute but dangerous species was brought to Tahiti decades ago, but against...
    (CNN)Sen. Joe Manchin, the Democrats' most pivotal swing vote, expressed his most serious concerns yet about a key element in their party's $3.5 trillion sweeping economic plan: Provisions dealing with climate change that have been sought by progressives.Manchin, who hails from coal-producing West Virginia, told CNN that he's "very, very disturbed" by provisions he believes would eliminate fossil fuels --...
    Drew Barrymore left a flirty comment on Leonardo DiCaprio’s latest post about climate change.  The Oscar-winner and climate change activist shared an infographic from UN Climate Change on his Instagram Tuesday that warned of the dangers global warming is reportedly causing to wildlife and linked it to an increased frequency of natural disasters.  Barrymore took to the comments of the...
    The Office of the Director of National Intelligence Annual Threat Assessment (April 9, 2021) reports that Russia is an ongoing threat to the United States, but the Biden administration is sending John Kerry to Moscow to talk about climate change nonetheless. Kerry, whom President Biden dubs the “special presidential envoy on climate,” will talk to his counterparts about so-called manmade...
    (CNN)Four interconnected pieces of climate change-related news from the past two weeks reveal America's predicament. And they also show the way forward, which ultimately must include oil companies' paying restitution for damage that they have done to the climate and humanity for decades.The first of the four pieces of climate news is the deadly heat wave hitting the western US...
    The Weather Channel is planning to "double down" on its climate change coverage, citing greater concerns over the issue from its audience. "Climate and weather coverage are completely linked," chief content officer Nora Zimmett told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution last week. "It’s the most important topic of not just our generation, but generations to come. We have a front seat." While...
    The Wisconsin Republican is mad that CNN caught him calling climate science 'bullshit.' Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) lashed out at CNN on Tuesday after the network reported his denial of climate science during a speech he gave in June and called Democratic officials who push measures to slow and reverse...
    The Queen looked jubilant in a turquoise coat and matching hat as she joined her daughter Princess Anne at the University of Edinburgh today. The monarch, 95, and Princess Royal, 70, spoke to staff and students about their pioneering research into ways to reverse the effects of climate change across planetary health, oceans, sustainable food systems and earth observation, ahead of...
    (CNN)As rescue and recovery teams dig through the rubble of the collapsed condo building in Surfside, Florida, scientists and engineers are starting to consider what could have possibly caused the deadly tragedy.Among a long list of hypotheses: climate change. Sea level rise, higher storm surges and more frequent high-tide flooding are deteriorating coastal infrastructure above and below ground.Officials are still...
    We don’t yet know the cause of the tragic collapse of the residential tower in Miami, Florida. One individual claims his wife called him in real-time saying the building was shaking as she watched the swimming pool fall into a sink hole. Whether it was a structural issue or a matter of negligence, or perhaps the rare freak accident, the...
    Last week, a 12-story apartment building suddenly collapsed in a Miami, Florida, suburb, killing at least 11 people and leaving some 150 others missing. While the cause of the disaster is unclear, rising sea levels that flood parts of the Miami area with salt water and regularly left standing water in the underground garage of the Champlain Towers suggest that...
    Comedian Trevor Noah revealed in a Sunday interview with NBC's Willie Geist that it’s "great" not to talk about President Joe Biden. "Joe Biden is so lucky," "The Daily Show" host referenced in a soundbite clip. "All he has to do is have a vaccine plan and not lie for ten minutes and he’s basically, what? The next George Washington?" From...
    Almost half of the U.S. has been in a drought since the start of 2021. Compounding factors, including low rainfall and snowpack, climate change and persisting droughts from previous years, have escalated into extreme dryness. The prolonged dryness means low water levels are endangering fish species in Oregon and Colorado, 30% of California’s population is in a drought emergency,...
    President Joe Biden faces continuing resistance from Senate Democrats over his infrastructure, despite only needing 50 Senate Democrats to pass his gargantuan legislation. Biden faces two options to pass an infrastructure bill by either passing a more moderate version with a bipartisan group of Senate Republicans and Democrats that could survive the 60-vote filibuster, or he could pass the legislation...
    Rep. Tom Malinowski (D-NJ) admitted during a recent town hall that President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan focuses more on climate change than the built environment, despite his calling for bipartisan support for the partisan legislation. Malinowski, who represents New Jersey’s seventh district, said much of Biden’s infrastructure plan focuses on climate change and other items unrelated to building roads, tunnels,...
    As Pope Francis continues to focus on the environment, electric vehicle maker Fisker promises the world's first 'all-electric papal transport' with recycled materials next year.  His Holiness will ride around in a custom, Fisker Ocean SUV made from 'sustainable materials,' including recycled plastic bottles, Fisker co-founder Henrik Fisker said in a statement.    Earlier this week, the Pope tweeted that 'technology...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A new art installation in Madison Square Park soars sky high to highlight what’s disappearing on the Earth’s surface. Forty-nine Atlantic white cedars emerge from ground of and reach toward the skyline. Gaze up, look around, and you’ll see somethings missing along the canopy. “You don’t really notice that the trees themselves, towards the top, actually carry...
    Crystal Cox/Insider Share your feelings with like-minded people and a therapist who specializes in parenthood decisions. Consider what you can control, and what would need to happen for you to feel good about parenthood. Pregnant with questions? Submit your question to Anna anonymously here for nonjudgmental answers. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Dear Anna,  My partner and I...
    GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert thinks we should give up on 'the climate change' and focus on building Trump's border wall. Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) said on Monday that substantive action cannot be taken to address climate change because the orbits of the Moon and the Earth are "apparently changing." In...
    Colorado's New Belgium Brewing has released a new Fat tire brew that could make beer lovers more conscious of climate change. Called 'Torched Earth,' the limited-edition ale is made from smoke-tainted water, dandelions and drought-tolerant grains – the last ingredients that may survive a warming world. According to New Belgium Brewing, this beer was developed 'to inspire the 70% of...
    Among the most successful reptiles in North America, garter snakes thrive from the tropics to the edge of the Arctic.Robert Mason Let our journalists help you make sense of the noise: Subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter and get a recap of news that matters.This story was originally published by Atlas Obscura and is reproduced here as part of...
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