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

Why 2020 presidential candidate Andrew Yang doesn’t want to break up Google

America is warming fast. See how your city’s weather will be different in just one generation.

Here’s how much the winters and summers in the city closest to you may change in about 30 years.

Why Barry dropped much less rain on the Gulf coast than forecasters expected

Louisiana may get hit by a hurricane this weekend. New Orleans is already flooded.

The climate change policy with the most potential is the most neglected

Bernie Sanders and AOC want Congress to declare a national emergency over climate change

Coal left Appalachia devastated. Now it’s doing the same to Wyoming.

Restoring forests may be one of our most powerful weapons in fighting climate change

Scientists found a seaweed patch stretching from the Gulf of Mexico to Africa

We might get a climate debate after all. Here are 10 questions to ask candidates.

Cities are beginning to own up to the climate impacts of what they consume

Oregon Republicans to return after a week-long walkout to block a climate bill

Is climate change an “existential threat” — or just a catastrophic one?

113 degrees in France: why Europe is so vulnerable to extreme heat

Climate change got just 15 minutes out of 4 hours of Democratic debates

The UK is now committed by law to the most aggressive climate target in the world

How lemurs (and humans) are cooling off in Europe’s record heat wave

Solar and wind are coming. And the power sector isn’t ready.

The 5 most important questions about carbon taxes, answered

Climate got more time in the Democrats’ first 2020 debate than in all 2016 debates combined

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How 2020 Democrats plan to fight climate change

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Elizabeth Warren thinks corruption is why the US hasn’t acted on climate change

6 questions on climate change 2020 Democrats should have to answer in the debates

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Jay Inslee’s presidential campaign is all about climate change

The global transition to clean energy, explained in 12 charts

Why the Democratic Party doesn’t want a presidential debate about climate change

Watch Mike Pence pack 2 big lies about the environment into a single 20-second clip

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Jay Inslee has a radical plan to phase out fossil fuel production in the US

The climate crisis and the end of the golden era of food choice

Oregon Republicans are still on the lam to avoid voting on a major climate change bill

Frank Luntz vs. Grover Norquist: the GOP’s climate change dilemma in a nutshell

Trump’s EPA just replaced Obama’s signature climate policy with a much weaker rule

The Green New Deal is fracturing a critical base for Democrats: unions

Bitcoin is an energy hog. Where is all that electricity coming from?

4 maps that show who’s being left behind in America’s wind-power boom


What’s actually in the Green New Deal, explained with a video

The severe floods soaking the Midwest and Southeast are not letting up


New York is building a wall to hold back the ocean

There’s a new meatless Beyond Burger. It tastes even more like meat.

These senators are going after the biggest climate villains in Washington