In this edition: The EPA seeks to lock in its ambitious fuel-economy target before the presidency changes hands; mayors chart megacity emission cuts; Vietnam battles beach erosion.
Although Trump and Obama agendas differ, some forces tilt toward continuity, Gina McCarthy of the Environmental Protection Agency says.
In this edition: Talking with friends or neighbors about a polarizing issue may not be easy, but some experts see a need for more climate conversation; a lesson from Australia; the meaning of melting sea ice.
In this edition: What does the election of Donald Trump really mean for global progress on carbon emissions? Plus: For native Americans, pipeline sparks climate awakening; global carbon emissions flat for three years in a row.
Two-thirds of Americans are very or moderately interested in global warming. Yet two-thirds say they hear or talk about the issue only 'several times a year or less.'
In this edition: Whoever is president, individual Americans can still do something about emissions; the big tasks facing global climate diplomats in Marrakech; the hottest five-year span on record.
Donald Trump wants to scratch climate change off the public agenda. Since so many Americans and other nations disagree, the result could be battles that make climate loom larger in the public square.
In this edition: a protest taps into native American religion and traditions; you can now measure your carbon 'ice-print;' why solar industry is against a vote 'for the sun' in Florida.
In this edition: Signs of convergence between the environmental movement and communities of color; a federal-lands rule that pits renewable-energy companies against green groups; and a sobering tally of global wildlife.
Welcome to the first edition of our newsletter, as the Monitor's Inhabit section features journalism that brings clarity, hope, and humanity to the story of environmental issues including climate change.
The EPA releases new environmental-justice initiatives against the backdrop of a wider trend: Black and Latino Americans are increasingly active on green issues.