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2019: The Year in Climate Change

Want to Escape Global Warming? These Cities Promise Cool Relief While climate change affects everywhere, some areas in America will be less affected than others. And some of those fortunate places, it happens, might be looking for people. April 15,…

The New NAFTA Is Better Than No NAFTA at All

The updated version of the North American Free Trade Agreement unveiled this week does not represent a clear improvement on the original 1994 deal. There are changes for the better, like Mexico’s agreement to adopt stronger protections for labor unions…

The Party That Ruined the Planet

The most terrifying aspect of the U.S. political drama isn’t the revelation that the president has abused his power for personal gain. If you didn’t see that coming from the day Donald Trump was elected, you weren’t paying attention. No,…

His Novels of Planetary Devastation Will Make You Want to Survive

Jeff VanderMeer was hiking the grassy, swamp-lined pathways of a wildlife refuge outside Tallahassee, Fla., a few years ago when he and a friend found themselves in the path of a charging wild boar. The area is a sea-level palimpsest…

Trump Mocks Greta Thunberg, and She Jabs Back

Two things have long obsessed President Trump: Time’s person of the year and the 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg. This week they collided when Time picked her for its annual cover. It was never in doubt that the president would…

Trump Mocks Greta Thunberg on Twitter, and She Jabs Back

Two things have long obsessed President Trump: Time’s person of the year and the 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg. This week they collided when Time picked her for its annual cover. It was never in doubt that the president would…

Want a Bigger Say on Corporate Behavior? Move Your Money

When somebody offers something for nothing, I don’t cheer. I reach in my pocket to see if my wallet is still there. So when a prominent C.E.O. lobbying group said over the summer that making profits for shareholders was only…

It’s a Vast, Invisible Climate Menace. We Made It Visible.

Jonah M. Kessel, a New York Times visual journalist, and Hiroko Tabuchi, a Times climate reporter, went to West Texas oilfields with a camera that can photograph methane. To the naked eye, there is nothing out of the ordinary at…

One Thing Your City Can Do: Reduce Food Waste

Welcome to the Climate Fwd: newsletter. The New York Times climate team emails readers once a week with stories and insights about climate change. Sign up here to get it in your inbox. Image Credit…Tyler Varsell That’s the bad news….

Greta Thunberg Is Time Person of the Year for 2019

Time on Wednesday named the young climate activist Greta Thunberg as its person of the year, in a nod to the next generation’s surging prominence in worldwide efforts to prevent the worst effects of climate change. It was an irony,…