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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 • 16 days 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 • 22 days 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 • One month ago
Zahra Hirji • One month 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 • One month 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 • One month 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 • One month 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 • One month 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 • One month 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 • 2 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 • 3 months ago

Jay Inslee Is Running For President As The Climate Candidate

“We’re the first generation to feel the sting of climate change. And we’re the last who can do something about it,” Inslee said in a video announcing his candidacy.

Zahra Hirji • 3 months ago

It’s Official: Former Coal Lobbyist Andrew Wheeler Is Trump’s EPA Chief

The official replacement for Scott Pruitt has continued his predecessor’s plans to roll back environmental rules.

Zahra Hirji • 3 months ago

A Radioactive Dead Body Contaminated An Arizona Crematorium

Cremating certain cancer patients treated with radiation may release hot particles into air that could be inhaled by crematory workers.

Zahra Hirji • 3 months ago

Republicans Plan To “Wage War” Against The Green New Deal For The 2020 Elections

“This was a mistake by Democrats because it took an issue they have been winning on and turned it into a liability,” said a Republican strategist.

Zahra Hirji • 4 months ago

A Huge Climate Change Movement Led By Teenage Girls Is Sweeping Europe. And It’s Coming To The US Next.

Students are going on strike around the world to demand action on climate change, in a movement led almost entirely by teenage girls.

J. Lester Feder • 4 months ago

John Christy Was Just Named An EPA Science Adviser. His Climate Studies Have Been Repeatedly Corrected.

“I’m skeptical of the conclusions that can be drawn from climate models,” he told BuzzFeed News. “I think there is a rush to judgment that every time something happens it’s because of global warming.”

Dan Vergano • 4 months ago

The Polar Vortex Is Just The Beginning — Here’s How Climate Change Is Hitting Middle America

“Too many people see climate change as a coastal issue,” said one expert.

Zahra Hirji • 4 months ago

Climate Change Is A Top Priority For The New Crop Of Governors — Even One Republican

“For all his bluster and tweeting, Donald Trump cannot stop us from moving forward in our states,” Washington’s governor told BuzzFeed News.

Zahra Hirji • 4 months ago

PG&E's Bankruptcy Could Hurt California’s Aggressive Climate Goals

PG&E’s bankruptcy could have major spillover effects on the solar, wind, and electric car industries.

Zahra Hirji • 5 months ago