fossil fuels
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When Will We Have the Last Oil Spill?
The latest incident comes as the fossil-fuel industry heads into a terminal decline.
By Bill McKibbenOctober 12, 2021
The New Yorker Radio Hour
Should the Climate Movement Embrace Sabotage?
Andreas Malm insists that, instead of waiting on the Glasgow climate conference, environmentalists target fossil-fuel infrastructure. Also, a new report documents the lack of Latino stories in media and entertainment.
By David RemnickSeptember 24, 2021
Annals of a Warming Planet
Slow-Walking the Climate Crisis
“Greenwashing” is too kind a term; this is more like careful sabotage.
By Bill McKibbenAugust 25, 2021
Annals of a Warming Planet
Are We Finally Ready to Tackle the Other Greenhouse Gas?
The smokestack of a ship might help us deal with spiking levels of methane.
By Bill McKibbenAugust 18, 2021
Politics and More Podcast
The “Unequivocal” Human Effect on the Climate
A new report underscores the severity of the climate emergency. But not all hope is lost.
By Evan OsnosAugust 12, 2021
Annals of a Warming Planet
The U.N. Climate Panel Tries to Cut Through the Smog
Our social world is as polluted as our physical one—can we still see what we must?
By Bill McKibbenAugust 11, 2021
Annals of a Warming Planet
Everyone Wants to Sell the Last Barrel of Oil
The Keystone XL win—and the Line 3 battle—make clear that cutting off the supply of oil is a key part of the climate fight.
By Bill McKibbenJune 16, 2021
Annals of a Warming Planet
Big Oil’s Bad, Bad Day
Crushing blows to three of the world’s largest oil companies have made it clear that the arguments many have been making for decades have sunk in at the highest levels.
By Bill McKibbenMay 26, 2021
Annals of a Warming Planet
The Particular Psychology of Destroying a Planet
What kind of thinking goes into engaging in planetary sabotage?
By Bill McKibbenMay 19, 2021
Annals of a Warming Planet
It’s Time to Kick Gas
And do it as quickly as possible.
By Bill McKibbenMay 12, 2021
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