Politics

This bites

Congress fails to pass Zika bill, and that’s an ominous sign of things to come

In a climate-changed world, we need a government that can respond effectively to emergencies, but we don’t have one.

News

North America pledges to deliver 50 percent zero-carbon energy in less than a decade

The three nations will announce ambitious climate plans this week.

Walking the plank

Sanders and Clinton teams fight over climate language in Democratic platform

Bernie Sanders wants tougher climate and energy provisions, but Hillary Clinton’s appointees have blocked them.

Ceci n'est pas une pipeline

TransCanada’s latest move perfectly illustrates why so many people hate free-trade deals

The Canadian company is using NAFTA to claim that the U.S. owes it $15 billion for not building the Keystone pipeline.

Houston, We Have A Problem

Even with the Supreme Court ruling on abortion clinics, there’s still a big mess in Texas

Everything IS bigger, including the affronts to women’s health.

That Figueres

Top climate leader wants to be U.N.’s head honcho

United Nations climate chief Christiana Figueres is preparing to run for secretary-general.

Leave no Stonewall unturned

Obama creates national monument at iconic NYC gay bar

The Stonewall Inn, site of trailblazing LGBTQ protests, is now the newest addition to the national park system.

Mojo BoJo

Post-Brexit, U.K. favorite for prime minister is Trump-Lite on climate change

Former London Mayor Boris Johnson isn’t exactly a climate denier. But he’s something.

Brexed out

Younger Brits just had their future decided for them

Brexit may screw over young voters who care about climate change.