Too Hot to Fly? Climate Change May Take a Toll on Air Travel

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Spread the loveTweet Bigger jets like Boeing 737s and Airbus A320s have higher operating thresholds (126 and 127 degrees, respectively), he said. All three of those maximum temperatures are specific…


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Exxon Mobil Lends Its Support to a Carbon Tax Proposal

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Spread the loveTweet The proposal also says companies that emit greenhouse gases should be protected from lawsuits over their contribution to climate change. Photo The theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking is…


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Energy Department Closes Office Working on Climate Change Abroad

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Spread the loveTweet The office is the only one in the Energy Department to have “climate” as part of its name. The Trump administration has scaled back the federal government’s…


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The U.S. Can’t Leave the Paris Climate Deal Just Yet

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Spread the loveTweet Mr. Trump has offered to “renegotiate” the Paris deal, because he says other countries are “laughing at us” while they renege on their pledges. While countries like…


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As Trump Steps Back, Jerry Brown Talks Climate Change in China

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Spread the loveTweet The son of a governor, Mr. Brown has been in public office — or running for public office — nearly every year since he was elected secretary…


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Climate Science Meets a Stubborn Obstacle: Students

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Spread the loveTweet “It’s his website,” she said. Photo Mr. Sutter during his Advanced Placement environmental science class. He was hired from a program that recruits science professionals into teaching.…


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How G.O.P. Leaders Came to View Climate Change as Fake Science

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Spread the loveTweet “Most Republicans still do not regard climate change as a hoax,” said Whit Ayres, a Republican strategist who worked for Senator Marco Rubio’s presidential campaign. “But the…


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Does Donald Trump Still Think Climate Change Is a Hoax? No One Can Say

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Spread the loveTweet Mr. Trump offered no opportunity for anyone to ask him that on Friday. But his current views, whatever they may be, presumably shaped his thinking as he…


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Meeting the Paris Climate Goals Was Always Hard. Without the U.S., It Is Far Harder.

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Spread the loveTweet Miguel Arias Cañete, the European commissioner for climate action and energy, denounced Mr. Trump’s decision, brandishing a copy of the agreement as he spoke to reporters in…


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Can China Take the Lead on Climate Change? That Could Be Difficult

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Spread the loveTweet With Washington now ceding global leadership on climate change and at least temporarily halting its partnership with Beijing, China may find it hard to fill the vacuum.…


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