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The most annoying barrier to getting your home off fossil fuels

Hurricane Ian’s exceptional death toll, explained

The Supreme Court appears determined to shrink the Clean Water Act

Earth’s future depends on the Amazon. This month, it’s up for a vote.

A better solution to Florida’s hurricane problem

Climate change has come for the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitter

Hurricane Ian’s rapid intensification is a sign of the world to come

The Nord Stream pipeline sabotage, explained

Hurricane Ian is about to crash into a very crowded Florida

The Supreme Court case that’s likely to handcuff the Clean Water Act

American trains aren’t great — but you should still take them anyway

The Supreme Court’s new term could be even more consequential than its last one

How a 100-year-old miscalculation drained the Colorado River

Why all Americans should be paying attention to Puerto Rico’s power grid

How a Category 1 hurricane did so much damage in Puerto Rico

Blowtorching spotted lanternflies is, in fact, a bad idea

The Democratic infighting over Joe Manchin’s “side deal,” explained

How power companies have caused and worsened wildfires

The real reason a heat wave is pushing California’s power grid to its limits

The race to find 2,100 missing species before they go extinct

It’s the end of the car as we know it

How Jackson, Mississippi, ran out of water

Biden’s long game for American-made electric vehicles

How melting glaciers fueled Pakistan’s fatal floods

The flooding in Pakistan is a climate catastrophe with political roots

Americans keep moving to where the water isn’t

Public transit for nine bucks a month? Germany tried it.

California’s gas car ban will change how everyone drives

You probably have “forever chemicals” in your body. Here’s what that means.

Severe heat and droughts are wreaking havoc across the globe

The Colorado River drought is coming for your winter veggies

The Colorado River drought is so bad you can see it from space

We talk about heat waves in a weird way

4 underrated parts of the Inflation Reduction Act

The US finally has a law to tackle climate change

Hidden inside the Inflation Reduction Act: $20 billion to help fix our farms

The Inflation Reduction Act, explained

How the Western drought is pushing the power grid to the brink

Fight climate change. End fossilflation. Here’s how.

Listen to the heartbeat of the largest animal to have ever lived