The Top 15 Climate Developments of 2021

By Laurie Stone This past year saw many memorable moments, from vaccine rollouts to a new Ghostbusters movie to Bernie Sanders’ mittens going viral. But it also saw real progress on climate action. Here we list our top 15 climate developments of 2021, in no particular order. US Rejoins Paris Climate Agreement The … [continued]

Ask a Scientist: While Nations Dither, US Cities, Counties, & States Are Suing Fossil Fuel…

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By Elliott Negin President Joe Biden kicked off the United Nations’ 26th Conference of the Parties (COP) in Glasgow, Scotland, earlier this month by warning delegates that there is only a “brief window left before us to raise our ambitions, and to [rise] to meet the … [continued]

Did You Turn Off The Gas?

With the circus that is COP26 grinding inexorably along, the focus is now moving from coal (where some progress is being made — like the tide, though, with countries like Poland making pledges and then withdrawing their pledges) to unnatural gas. Long touted as a transitional fuel from coal to … [continued]