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The New York Times is right: We need climate self-care more than climate diets

“Relax” by Koijots is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0


A section of Jakarta’s protective seawall. The capital of Indonesia is sinking at a rate of up to 6.7 inches a year. Photos: Ian Teh

Many of our coastal cities are imperiled, but none have plotted an escape quite as audacious as Jakarta’s

I. The capital of catastrophe


A field guide to difficult conversations about climate outside of big cities

Wind turbines near Minot, North Dakota. Photo: Ken Cedeno/Getty Images


The indifference toward the recent earthquake swarm devastating the island is the latest in a long list of indignities

Tents on a baseball field in Guanica, Puerto Rico after a powerful earthquake hit the island. Photo: Ricardo Arduengo/AFP/Getty Images


It’s the latest legal attempt to protect the beloved lake from environmental catastrophe

A Landsat satellite image of Lake Erie. Credit: NASA


Some parody accounts started out with jokes but now help scientists to communicate geohazard risks and fight disinformation

Photo Illustration; Source Image: Athit Perawongmetha/Getty Images


With Los Angeles recently under siege by wildfires, it’s time for the movie industry to acknowledge our current reality

Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images


Illustration: Jacqueline Tam

Hurricanes, erosion, and hot, windless doldrums threaten to upend one of Hawaii’s most revered athletic events


Our fight to protect the planet is incomplete without a gender-based perspective

A woman runs as firefighters work to control a flare up due to flying embers from the Woolsey Fire, November 10, 2018 in Calabasas, California. Photo: Robyn Beck/Getty


The Trump administration may back nuclear, but it still faces an uphill battle in the U.S.

Nos. 3 and 4 reactors at the Vogtle nuclear power plant in Burke County, Georgia (2013). Photo: Kyodo News/Getty Images

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