Covering Climate Now
Leaders Must Learn The Lessons Of COVID In Time To Fight Climate Change
We still have an opportunity to listen to experts and take strong action on climate change before the worst overwhelms our best intentions.
COVID Has Forced A Drop In Pollution. How Can Cities Maintain Climate Advances When This Is Over?
While the Trump administration has used the pandemic’s tumultuous months to roll back vehicle emissions standards, mercury limits and enforcement of existing environmental laws, cities have stepped in to advance policies that put the needs of residents first
Worth A Read
As part of the Covering Climate Now coalition’s week devoted to climate coverage, we published a few great Cafe pieces that really get at the politics of climate action.
All four that we published are worth a look, but we had two particularly insightful posts from political science researchers.
Climate Change Is Already Hurting Our National Parks
National parks are seeing faster rates of warming than the rest of the country, serving as a dire warning of climate change’s impacts.
It’s Been A Rough Summer For Environmental Regs, But Trump’s Biggest Cut Is Still To Come
Led by Andrew Wheeler, the EPA has been busy.
Red State Opposition To Climate Action May Not Remain Entrenched Forever
Data shows that many Red states will be hit the hardest economically by climate change, suggesting those regions could shift their attitude on climate action sooner than we think.