These Maps Show How Many Cities Are Much Hotter Than Their Surroundings
Big cities typically amplify summer heat. In a heat wave, those few extra degrees can be a killer.
These Maps Show Where Urban Sprawl Is Making Big Storms More Deadly
Where asphalt and concrete replace marshes and grasslands, heavy rain is more likely to cause flash flooding.
Extinction Rebellion Wants To Make Ecocide A Crime
"I think it's as bad as killing people. We're making our planet uninhabitable."
Climate Change Is Making Hurricanes Like Barry Wetter And More Dangerous
Barry’s rain threat is no surprise to climate researchers, who say that the warming of the planet has contributed to the costliest hurricanes in US history.
Young Activists Are Planning National Protests To Push Democrats On The Climate Crisis
"Now we’re taking the fight out of DC and into communities across America,” the Sunrise Movement's cofounder told BuzzFeed News.
These Pictures Of Activists Begging You To Take Climate Change Seriously Are Intense
Extinction Rebellion has made a name for themselves with their disruptive protests in Europe. As they ramp up in the US, here's what Americans can look forward to seeing.
Extinction Rebellion Shut Down London To Shock People Into Facing The Reality Of Climate Change. That Was Just The Beginning.
There’s a method to the madness of Extinction Rebellion, which occupied London for 10 days. Now the group is in the US and more than 50 other countries.
Chernobyl Blew Up My Childhood. Will Climate Change Do The Same For My Kids?
I was a 10-year-old in Kiev when the Chernobyl explosion destroyed my faith in my country and my family. Now I wonder if history is bound to repeat itself.
Riot Police Teargassed Climate Protesters At Point-Blank Range
The protesters were demanding action on climate change on a day when temperatures in Europe were threatening to smash all-time high records.
Young Climate Protesters Are Rattling The Democratic National Committee
The protesters have camped outside of DNC headquarters in Washington this week and worried DNC staff at the Democratic presidential debates.
Opinion: Florida Is Burning. The Midwest Is Flooding. Why Aren't Democrats Debating Climate?
Miami hit its highest temperature ever recorded in the same week Democrats arrived for the first presidential debate. This isn't rocket science.
This Democratic Presidential Candidate Wants To Ban Fracking
Jay Inslee on Monday released his campaign’s fourth climate policy.
The UK Is Set To Host The UN’s Flagship Climate Change Summit, With Italy On The Brink Of Dropping Its Bid
A formal announcement of a partnership agreement between the UK and Italy — the other leading contender to host COP26 — is expected this week.
Amazon Shareholders Rejected Employees' Call To Respond To Climate Change
Shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal backed by 7,700 employees to come up with a climate change plan.
Gov. Jay Inslee Says He Is Running For President To Do “Everything Humanly Possible” To Defeat Climate Change
“We know this is our last chance to literally save this little blue planet from this catastrophe,” the 2020 candidate told BuzzFeed News’ AM to DM.
Joe Biden Promises Global Action In His New Climate Change Plan
Joe Biden is the latest presidential candidate to unveil a comprehensive climate policy, just the second policy rollout of his 2020 campaign.
Does Global Warming Justify Breaking The Law? This Man Says Yes
A judge found Greg Rolles guilty — but he remains unconvinced.
Democrats Want To Make 2020 The Climate Change Election
Climate change is consistently polling as a top issue for Democrats, and candidates are going deep early.
Opinion: I'm 12, And I Don't Understand Why Adults Vote To Destroy The Planet
Clem, a 12-year old Australian, is part of a global movement of school students striking over climate change. Here's what she has to say to the rest of us.
This Democrat Is Running For President Behind A $9 Trillion Climate Change Plan
“When you have people seeking high grounds for a flood, you can’t think a middle-ground approach is adequate," Jay Inslee told BuzzFeed News.
Italy’s Climate Change–Skeptic Government Wants To Host The UN’s Flagship Climate Change Conference
Italy’s candidacy is putting EU governments in a difficult position. The UK meanwhile is lobbying Italy to drop its bid.
These Photos Prove How Little You Know About Alaska
"Alaska gets all sorts of nicknames like the Last Frontier, but for somewhere around 730,000 people, it’s home."
Here’s How Aboriginal People Are Fighting Against Fracking
“If you hurt the country you’re hurting us.”
How Much Do You Know About Climate Change?
When Yale University quizzed US adults on the facts, most of them got a failing grade. How do you compare?
This Democrat’s Climate Change Plan Would Do Something No Other Candidate Has Touched: Kill Coal
This is just the first part of Jay Inslee’s climate plan.
House Democrats Vote To Keep The US In The Paris Climate Agreement
The bill is not expected to pass the Republican-controlled Senate.
17 Books That Will Change The Way You Think About The World
From Naomi Klein to Barbara Kingsolver, these authors explain the consequences of our warming planet — and imagine its future.
Can You Work Out How To Spend Your Money To Slow Global Warming?
It’s easy to feel helpless in the face of climate change, but how you spend your money can make a difference.
Powerful Environmental Groups Are Teaming Up To Create A Fundraising Machine To Defeat Trump
Nine Democratic presidential hopefuls are participating in the effort so far.
Beto O’Rourke Is The Latest Democrat To Make Climate Change Central To His Campaign
“The greatest threat we face — which will test our country, our democracy, every single one of us — is climate change,” Beto O’Rourke wrote in a message to supporters.