Philip Bump

Philip Bump wrote about the news for Gristmill. He now writes for The Atlantic Wire.

Saudi Arabia may be a net oil importer by 2030

The decline in exports from our third-largest source of imported oil has huge implications for the U.S.

Our constantly warming summers, animated

Animated data from NASA clearly shows how temperatures are rising.

Shocker: The oil that Isaac washed up on the Gulf Coast is from the BP spill

Literally no one saw this coming. BP, for example, was staggered.

Obama’s solid week falls flat with disappointing jobs report

The country added an estimated 96,000 jobs in August -- much lower than analysts predicted.

What do you do when climate change drops out of politics? Whatever you can

Why Clinton barely mentioned climate, why Gore isn't speaking at the convention, and why a mother from L.A. isn't eating.

Arctic ice melt has global-warming impact equal to 20 years of CO2 emissions

Give me like another two hours and I'll find the silver lining here. Still working on it.

World’s richest woman would prefer to pay her miners $2 a day

Gina Rinehart, world's richest woman, can't believe she has to pay miners more than they would earn in Africa. She'd much rather pay them $2 a day (or less).

Paul Ryan’s wind power hypocrisy

His arguments against the wind production tax credit would be much better applied to subsidies for Big Oil.

The Arctic is getting wetter and the Amazon is getting drier and cats are chasing dogs

Well, that last part isn't true.