australia
Dildos and Nude Fundraising Show How the Climate Crisis Is Changing Norms

The scope of the Australian bushfires is almost too horrifying to even try to grasp. A billion animals: dead. Sydney: shrouded in toxic air. Aboriginal sacred sites: gone. The Southern Hemisphere: blanketed in smoke. Read More >>

volcanoes
Why the Taal Eruption Won’t Slow Down Climate Change

An eruption at the Philippines’ Taal volcano sent locals fleeing for cover as towering ash clouds rose last Monday. Lightning licked the plumes of smoke rising from one of the most active volcanoes in an island nation with dozens of others in various states of unrest. Read More >>

science
The Nightmare Climate Scenario That Keeps Scientists Up at Night

Imagine a world fractured into rival factions, countries distrustful of one another and unwilling to cooperate. Nationalism is on the rise with authoritarianism on the horizon. Inequality is also climbing, and the resource curse is alive and well. Rich countries plunder poorer ones, leaving behind a wave of environmental degradation, all so consumers can have material-intensive bric-a-brac. Conflict is a constant spectre. Read More >>

wildfires
Australia’s Bushfire Smoke Now Rings the Globe

Earlier this week, Australia’s bushfire smoke crossed the Pacific. A 7,000-mile train of smoke is pretty damn bad, and yet somehow things have gotten more alarming. Read More >>

australia
An Estimated 1.25 Billion Animals Have Perished in Australia’s Bushfires

Australia’s bushfires have no shortage of horror stats. The blazes have burned 26.4 million acres. The smoke has travelled more than 7,000 miles. They were sparked following Australia’s hottest year ever recorded. Read More >>

animals
Fukushima’s Exclusion Zone Is Being Overtaken by Wild Animals

The success of wildlife in the Chernobyl exclusion zone has been well documented, most recently in the Netflix series Our Planet. New research shows that wildlife are experiencing a similar flourishing in the Fukushima exclusion zone in Japan. No matter how much humans screw up the planet, nature seems to find a way to rebound once we get out of the way. Read More >>

australia
It’s Not Arson, You Absolute Fucking Morons

Australia’s bushfires are a bright red warning sign that the climate crisis is most definitely upon us and worse lies ahead if we don’t curb carbon pollution. That also makes them a bright red warning sign for a disinformation campaign about their causes for anyone looking to maintain the status quo. Read More >>

australia
Satellite Images Show the Shocking Extent of Australia Bushfire Smoke

The bushfire crisis isn’t limited to Australia – it’s coming for the entire Southern Hemisphere atmosphere, too. Read More >>

science
Geoengineering Wouldn’t Be Enough to Stop Greenland From Melting

When the Greenland ice sheet went into a record meltdown in the summer of 2019, it raised a very terrifying spectre of the future. Here was a 11.3-billion-tonne mass of ice – one that’s been melting at a quickening pace since the 1980s – melting in a way scientists didn’t expect to happen for decades. Read More >>

environment
There Is No Safe Global Warming

Safety is something we all crave. It’s human nature. Read More >>

amazon
Amazon Threatens to Fire Employees Who Spoke Out About Its Climate Failures

Amazon has talked a big climate game while helping the very industries fuelling catastrophe. And now, it’s threatened employees who have publicly called on the company to do better without permission. Read More >>

weather
Be Soothed by the Peaceful Joshua Trees Covered in Snow

There are few things as soothing as desert snow, the rough and spiky landscape smoothed over by a layer of frozen flakes. That’s exactly what happened this week in Joshua Tree National Park, in the US state of California, after an extremely powerful storm ripped across the region. Read More >>

climate change
In 2020, Here’s How You Can Help Address the Climate Crisis

This is the time of year when we talk about nice things. Hopeful things. Read More >>

climate change
The Satellite Images That Show a Decade of Climate Change

The 2010s will be remembered as the decade when we could no longer deny climate change. Read More >>