Opinion

Opinion

Sit on a log by the Madidi River in Bolivia at nightfall and you’ll hear what an Amazon forest ought to sound like. The music consists of pink howler monkeys, breathy thumps from the mutum jungle fowl, droning cicadas, eerie calls locals attribute to lethal bushmaster vipers and the unhinged pleasure of elusive titi monkeys. […]

Total, With Energy Industry in Flux, Makes $1.7 Billion Bet on a Utility

Total, With Energy Industry in Flux, Makes $1.7 Billion Bet on a Utility

Statoil, the Norwegian big, has elevated its investments in offshore wind, playing that big generators stationed on huge floating platforms within the sea will ship a lot of the world’s energy. And in one of many extra intriguing strikes, the Italian oil firm Eni said last month that it might make an preliminary $50 million […]

Climate Lawsuits, Once Limited to the Coasts, Jump Inland

Climate Lawsuits, Once Limited to the Coasts, Jump Inland

In one case, Judge William Alsup of Federal District Court in San Francisco has suggested that the federal courts could still hear such cases. He stored the fits filed by San Francisco and Oakland and ordered a “tutorial” on local weather change to familiarize himself with the scientific points earlier than setting a trial. In […]

Can Dirt Save the Earth?

Can Dirt Save the Earth?

For almost 20 years, Williams labored as a contractor, constructing homes in Kansas City. But work dried up after the monetary disaster hit in 2007. Williams determined to return to the household farm close to Waverly, an space of gently rolling plains, and provides farming a attempt. His household had farmed some when he was […]

He Called Out Sick, Then Apologized for Leaving This World

He Called Out Sick, Then Apologized for Leaving This World

“He touched a lot of people,” Mr. Morales stated. “We didn’t come from privilege, we came from the projects. He was a light in a lot of our lives.” The act of self-immolation was so surprising, the loss so sudden, that family and friends of Mr. Buckel struggled on Sunday to make sense of his […]

New Zealand Bans New Offshore Drilling, Citing Climate Change

New Zealand Bans New Offshore Drilling, Citing Climate Change

The authorities stated it might enable the prevailing 22 energetic offshore permits, overlaying greater than 38,000 sq. miles, to run till their expiration, which is “as far out as 2030.” Companies that discover extra oil and gasoline reserves the place they have already got permits might drill for many years, and new onshore permits could […]

An Eye in the Sky Could Detect Planet-Warming Plumes on the Ground

An Eye within the Sky Could Detect Planet-Warming Plumes on the Ground

Tom Ingersoll, a longtime satellite tv for pc entrepreneur, admits being startled by a name he acquired final 12 months: A nonprofit basis wished to construct a satellite tv for pc and launch it into orbit to assist combat local weather change. “I thought, ‘Wow, that’s kind of crazy.’” In February, he signed on because […]

Clown Fish Need More Energy to Live in a Bleached Home

Clown Fish Need More Energy to Live in a Bleached Home

Researchers already knew that when corals and anemones bleach, clown fish and other animals living among them produce hormones which will assist them address a altering atmosphere. But scientists hadn’t discovered a method to present that the fish’s complete physique may very well be wired. Photo Dr. Tommy Norin of the University of Glasgow inspects […]

Senators: E.P.A. Files Undercut Pruitt’s Need for First-Class Travel

Senators: E.P.A. Files Undercut Pruitt’s Need for First-Class Travel

Photo Scott Pruitt within the Cabinet Room of the White House on Monday. Credit Tom Brenner/The New York Times Want the most recent local weather information in your inbox? You can sign up here to obtain Climate Fwd:, our new e-mail publication. WASHINGTON — An evaluation of threats aimed toward Scott Pruitt, the administrator of […]

Climate Change Denialists Say Polar Bears Are Fine. Scientists Are Pushing Back.

Climate Change Denialists Say Polar Bears Are Fine. Scientists Are Pushing Back.

Dr. Harvey mentioned the paper grew out of the rising frustration he and different scientists felt concerning the unfold of false info, the disregard of established proof and the harassment of researchers that has in some circumstances accompanied the general public debate on local weather change. “Every time these deniers make some outlandish claim in […]