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Climate Change Is Triggering More Heat Waves, Droughts, And Crop Yield Declines, Study Says

“The temperature over land is warming at twice the speed of the global average,” one scientist said.

Zahra Hirji • 12 days ago

After Being Harassed And Pushed Out Of A Shell Oil Refinery, This Woman Pushed Back

Ciara Newton had her dream job at a Shell refinery. But she was fired after enduring months of harassment, including sexist comments from supervisors and a lewd sticker.

Zahra Hirji • 14 days ago

Trump’s EPA Picked Science Advisers By A Secret Process

There are more industry members and fewer academic experts on the EPA’s main science review board since Trump took office, according to a government watchdog report.

Zahra Hirji • One month ago

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.

Zahra Hirji • One month ago

New Orleans Is Flooding, And A Brewing Storm Could Bring Severe Damage This Weekend

A potential tropical cyclone forming in the Gulf of Mexico could slam into the coast by the weekend.

Zahra Hirji • One month ago

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.

Zahra Hirji • One month ago

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.

Zahra Hirji • One month ago

A Science Group Is Offering $100,000 To Host A Democratic Climate Change Debate Despite A DNC Ban

“Regardless of who wins the Democratic nomination, voters deserve to know what these candidates’ plans are for climate change.”

Dan Vergano • One month ago

This Democratic Presidential Candidate Wants To Ban Fracking

Jay Inslee on Monday released his campaign’s fourth climate policy.

Zahra Hirji • One month ago

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.

Zahra Hirji • 2 months ago

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.

Zahra Hirji • 2 months ago

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.

Zahra Hirji • 3 months ago
Zahra Hirji • 3 months ago

House Democrats Vote To Keep The US In The Paris Climate Agreement

The bill is not expected to pass the Republican-controlled Senate.

Zahra Hirji • 3 months ago

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.

Zahra Hirji • 3 months ago

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.

Zahra Hirji • 3 months ago

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?

Peter Aldhous • 3 months ago

These Scientists Are Radically Changing How They Live To Cope With Climate Change

When the US government is doing nothing to stop climate change, do your personal choices even matter? Here’s how climate scientists are — and aren’t — changing their lives.

Zahra Hirji • 3 months ago

David Bernhardt, A Former Oil And Gas Lobbyist, Is Officially Trump’s New Interior Chief

The former oil and gas lobbyist has been acting interior secretary since January, following Ryan Zinke’s resignation.

Zahra Hirji • 4 months ago

The World Is Burning And These Kids Aren’t Going To Take It Anymore

Thousands of teens have been striking across Europe for months. Tomorrow’s big event could fuel the movement in the US.

Zahra Hirji • 5 months ago