Climate change denial

Jennifer Lawrence attends the world premiere of "Don't Look Up" at Jazz at Lincoln Center on Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021, in New York.

‘Don’t Look Up’ exposes the absurdity — and consequences — of climate change denial

Climate Change

“Don’t Look Up,” Adam McKay’s latest feature film, uses humor and the metaphor of an impending, Earth-obliterating comet to satirize the ideological denial of climate change.

In this Sept. 29, 2021, file photo, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin testifies before the House Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. A new Pentagon plan calls for incorporating the realities of a hotter, harsher Earth at every level in th

Political climate: Part II

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This Dec. 22, 2018, file photo shows a pump jack over an oil well along Interstate 25 near Dacono, Colorado.

Will big oil finally be held accountable for decades of climate misinformation?

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In this Thursday, July 29, 2021, file photo, birds fly over a man taking photos of the exposed riverbed of the Old Parana River, a tributary of the Parana River during a drought in Rosario, Argentina.

The ’emotional whiplash’ of coming of age during the climate crisis

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Woman in orange outfit walks in dry climate with girl in pink dress and boy in beige outfit

NATO agrees to study how climate change impacts global security threats

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Student activists carry posters and shout slogans as they participate in a protest march against climate change in Delhi, India, March 19, 2021.

Author Kim Nicholas on the five stages of ‘radical climate acceptance’

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Kim Nicholas, a climate scientist at Lund University in Sweden, has a new book out this week, “Under the Sky We Make: How to be a Human in a Warming World,” to help people understand where they fit into solving the climate crisis. 

Standing wooden crosses.

Faith and politics mix to drive evangelical Christians’ climate change denial

Climate Change

Few white evangelicals in the US say they believe in human-made climate change. This strand of science denial seems to have as much to do with conservative politics as the Bible’s teachings.

Mark Zuckerberg stands in front of a blue backdrop and speaks on climate misinformation using his hands

Major environmental groups join Facebook ad boycott to protest climate misinformation

Climate Change

The Natural Resources Defense Council, Earthjustice and are joining more than 1,000 companies in pausing their advertising on Facebook in July as part of the “Stop Hate for Profit” campaign. Other environmental groups have hesitated to get on board.

Head in the sand

How science denial on the political right hampers the US response to COVID-19

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The coronavirus pandemic appears well-managed in countries that moved swiftly with science as their guide. Countries that initially downplayed the threat, such as Italy and the United States, have seen spiking death rates as health care systems are overwhelmed.

People trudge through knee-high water carrying children and bags.

Clashing with Trump, US government report says climate change will batter economy

Climate Change

Unless greenhouse gas emissions are sharply curbed, global warming will continue to fuel catastrophic events — it will also cost the US economy hundreds of billions of dollars, according to a congressionally mandated report.