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Vox's coverage of climate change, renewable energy, conservation, and other environmental issues

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Is oat milk unhealthy? That’s the wrong question.

The state of the climate crisis

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We know how to save these beloved endangered whales. Yet we’re mindlessly killing them.

Why you probably shouldn’t blow up a pipeline

Carmakers pumped the brakes on hybrid cars too soon

Airlines say they’ve found a route to climate-friendly flying

Scientists strapped cameras to a bunch of polar bears. The footage is breathtaking — and alarming.

Beware: A cheese crisis looms

2023 was the hottest year on record. It also pushed the world over a dangerous line.

What to do when you’re completely overwhelmed by climate anxiety

The Earth is getting greener. Hurray?

How California’s torrential, life-threatening storms got so bad

This camel has a very important job

The US uses endangered monkeys to test drugs. This law could free them.

The great American natural gas reckoning is upon us

Bats have a unique superpower. Climate change is turning it into a liability.

Surprise! There’s a reason to be (cautiously) optimistic about the climate.

Hawaii’s out-of-control, totally bizarre fight over stray cats

Your home’s cleaner, better heating system comes with one major cost

Why have our winters gotten so weird?

Something weird is happening to these Alpine goats. Scientists say it’s an ominous sign.

Should we cut down trees to save them? The answer is complicated.

The Supreme Court cases asking the justices to put themselves in charge of everything, explained

How 7 scientists feel after the hottest year on record

Feeling a strange sadness over losing snow? That might be solastalgia.

The greenwashing of wool, explained

Indigenous activists are risking their lives for butterflies

The ridiculously stupid reason the US is letting animals spiral toward oblivion

Welcome to the extinction capital of the world

Don’t be satisfied with a pledge to end fossil fuels

3 wins and 3 losses at the biggest climate conference ever

We raise 18 billion animals a year to die — and then we don’t even eat them

In Malawi, a blueprint for recovery from climate disaster

Pledges to slash methane pollution at COP28 are leaving out one big thing

How to detox coal country

The severe El Niño in South America is a preview of a climate-changed world

An oil executive is leading the UN climate summit. It’s going as well as you’d expect.

Our love of orcas is making them miserable

Scaling slaughter-free meat is hard. Here’s one way to make it easier.

There’s less meat at this year’s climate talks. But there’s plenty of bull.

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Christine Parthemore is training a generation to tackle a world of interlocking threats

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Zahra Biabani wants Gen Z to feel hopeful about the future

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Maisa Rojas is putting political power behind climate science

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