Climate & Energy

oh snap and dividend

California cap-and-trade program faces major hurdles

State lawmakers passed an ambitious climate bill, but it might be undermined.

the root of all evil

Climate change will cost millennials more than student debt or the Great Recession

Young people will be $187,000 poorer thanks to our rapidly changing planet.

Human/Nature

The uncertain, hopeful future of the National Park Service

"The goal of our centennial is not to scare everyone to death about climate change."

Human/Nature

From Glacierless National Park to the Neverglades: Meet your future national parks

The parks are having an identity crisis -- so we renamed them.

Human/Nature

Our era’s iconic national park is hidden in New York City

Jamaica Bay is an imperiled swamp nestled next to the biggest city in America -- and it has a lot to teach us.

News

Louisiana’s flood couldn’t have been stopped, but it didn’t have to be so devastating

A set of canals, levees, and reservoirs that could have staunched Louisiana's floods had been deemed impractical.

Standing Rock is standing tall

After 525 years, it’s time to actually listen to Native Americans

The Standing Rock Sioux are fighting the Dakota Access Pipeline -- one of many indigenous groups opposing climate-wrecking projects.

Not just idle chitchat

Teens remind NYC drivers: It’s illegal to idle your car for more than three minutes

High-school reporters found lots of New Yorkers breaking a law that’s intended to curb air pollution.

air crud

“Smoke waves” from wildfires are getting worse — and getting more people sick

Air pollution during the worst smoke waves is expected to worsen more than 400 percent.