Climate & Energy

How to talk climate with your friend who’s already given up

This episode features Dave the Defeatist, who’s rendered listless and glum by the mere thought of global warming.

Pachyderms for permafrost

How to defuse the methane timebomb in the Arctic? Unleash the mammoths!

If you can revive these giant herbivores, they might be able to save the permafrost.

Bam!

Trump just took a sledgehammer to Obama’s climate legacy.

"Together we are going to start a new energy revolution," the president said before signing an order to boost old, dirty energy industries.

It’s official: Oil is making its way through the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Crude oil is now under North Dakota's Lake Oahe, in an area held sacred by the Standing Rock and Cheyenne River Sioux tribes.

Trump’s executive order is a “declaration of war” on our clean energy future

It’s even worse than you thought.

How to talk climate with your fake news-reading friend

This episode features Matt the Cherry Picker, who always has a maddeningly selective data set up his sleeve.

as the world burns

Trump’s environmental executive order is everything we feared.

Say goodbye to the Clean Power Plan, methane regulations, and so much more!

horseback to the future

Interior Secretary Zinke is a Roosevelt fanboy. So does that mean he won’t trash the place?

Grist asks the historian Douglas Brinkley what it means for Zinke to call himself a Roosevelt conservationist.

Deregulators, mount up!

That long-promised executive order rolling back Obama’s environmental regulations is on its way.

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said to expect Trump to sign the directive tomorrow.