The World Is On Track To Warm 3 Degrees Celsius This Century. Here’s What That Means.
Our current coastlines gone. Bangkok underwater. Massive declines in the fish population. More droughts, downpours, and heat waves.
AOC And Other Members Of Congress Called Out Big Oil’s Climate BS In A Historic Hearing
Democrats questioned Big Oil executives about their role in spreading misinformation about climate change and their role in hindering climate change legislation.
Democrats Finally Have Their Social Spending Plan — Paid Family Leave Got Left Out
The plan released by the White House features $1.75 trillion in funding for social programs and to address climate change, but it's still being sold to Congress.
Congress Might Blow Its Biggest Opportunity To Tackle The Climate Crisis
“If you add it all up, this would be the single largest thing the federal government has ever done to deal with climate change,” one researcher said.
Extreme Heat Has Killed Hundreds Of Workers. The US Government Is Finally Doing Something About It.
Extreme heat is now the leading weather-related killer in the US.
Carlton Waterhouse Is Fighting For Environmental Justice At The EPA — And Getting Called A “Racist”
Ahead of his Senate confirmation hearing on Wednesday, the environmental lawyer has become a target of the far right’s bogus narrative around race.
One Of The Largest US Petrochemical Plants Is Spewing Excessive Smoke After Hurricane Ida Knocked Out Its Power
Industrial sites often spew dirty gases into the air during emergency shutdowns and restarts, threatening nearby communities with smog and other pollution that can make it hard for people to breathe.
These Updating Maps Show Where Hurricane Ida Could Hit Hardest
The Category 4 storm is expected to cause catastrophic wind damage and life-threatening flooding.
Inside "The Very Secret History" Of The Sunrise Movement
Internal memos show that activists of color within the Sunrise Movement have privately alleged mistreatment for years — as the climate group publicly fought for racial justice.
“It Is Unequivocal”: Humans Are Driving Worsening Climate Disasters, Hundreds Of Scientists Said In A New Report
The highly anticipated United Nations report on climate change details both the increasingly dire crisis facing the world and what's needed to stop it.
In Case You Had Any Doubts, Scientists Found Climate Change Was Definitely Behind The Deadly Pacific Northwest Heat Wave
“This is something that nobody saw coming, that nobody thought possible,” one scientist said.
A Record-Breaking Heat Wave Sent Hundreds Of People To The Hospital In Washington And Oregon
The heat has cracked and buckled streets, impacted flights, and closed down businesses.
The EPA Just Announced A $50 Million Push To Help Underserved Communities Tackle Pollution And Get Jobs
“This is the most aggressive approach to tackling environmental injustice and equity issues,” EPA Administrator Michael Regan told BuzzFeed News.
The Pacific Northwest’s Upcoming Heat Wave Could Be Especially Deadly
Extreme heat has killed more than 11,000 people across the US since 1979, and heat waves are only getting worse.
This Louisiana Town Is A Bleak Forecast Of America's Future Climate Crisis
In one year, people in southwestern Louisiana lived through five major disasters on top of a pandemic. Another bad hurricane season is already here, and thousands still have holes in their roofs.
The Controversial Keystone XL Pipeline Is Dead
The oil sands pipeline faced fierce opposition since it was first proposed in 2008.
Beto O'Rourke And Texas Democrats Are Demanding An Investigation Into The True Death Count Of The Winter Storm
No Republicans returned requests for comment.
The Texas Winter Storm And Power Outages Killed Hundreds More People Than The State Says
A BuzzFeed News analysis shows the catastrophic failure of Texas’s power grid in February killed hundreds of medically vulnerable people.
We Did It, Fam: Fully Vaccinated People Can Now Ditch Their Masks And Start Returning To Normal
Fully vaccinated people don't need to wear masks or physically distance to participate in indoor and outdoor activities, large or small, according to new CDC guidelines.
The Mushroom Scammer: Fake Identities, Twisted Science, And A Scheme To Save The World
Joseph Kelly has an easy fix to the climate crisis — and he’ll take down anyone who tries to stop him from selling it to you.