Republicans repudiate climate change fears despite admonitions from scientists

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Ted Cruz has presented misinforming information in the Senate, scientists say, while Marco Rubio repudiates destroying our economy despite pleas for action coming from officials in his own state They have bloviated about carpet bombing, bickered about walls, and waxed anti-Muslim and -migrant, but over more than 16 hours of debate, the Republican candidates for […]


My family fell victim to a warming world. Now we need to build for this new reality | Vicki Arroyo

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Louisianas sinking Isle de Jean Charles shows the urgent need for radical measures to combat climate change As oceans rise, as inundations and droughts become more extreme, as crops fail and as cyclones intensify, the world will increasingly face a new challenge climate refugees. In the US, witness the recent scheme by the federal government […]


Is it too late to save the world? Jonathan Franzen on one year of Trump’s America

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As the ice shelves crumble and the Twitter president threatens to pull out of the Paris accord, Franzen reflects on the role of the writer in times of crisis If an essay is something essayed – something hazarded , not definitive , not authoritative; something ventured on the basis of the author’s personal experience and […]