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climate change



  • Why Hurricane Katrina Was Not a Natural Disaster

    by Nicholas Lemann

    Fifteen years ago, New Orleans was nearly destroyed. A new book by Tulane historian Andy Horowitz suggests that the cause was decades of bad policy—and that nothing has changed.



  • The Beginning of the End for Oil?

    by Michael T. Klare

    If there is a silver lining to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is that it creates the conditions necessary to do what we have known was necessessary for decades: drastically curtail fossil fuel consumption.


  • After 50 years of Earth Day, Will we Have 100?

    by Kimberlee Hurley

    This fiftieth celebration of Earth Day should serve as a celebration of the work that has been done. However, it should also serve as a wake-up call for the work that still needs to be done.



  • The Hot & Bothered Podcast: Beyond the New Deal

    It’s impossible to contemplate a Green New Deal without sharpening our understanding of the original New Deal—its labor movement, its ambitious experiments, and its racial inequalities.