The $125 Climate-Friendly Hack That Electrified My Gas Stove

Being a climate correspondent comes with a certain degree of moral conflict. I write about the deleterious impact of fossil fuel emissions, then I fly to Georgia to report on how rising temperatures are impacting outdoor laborers. I extoll the virtues of heat pumps, but my rented apartment is heated by a gas-fed boiler. I … Read more

What Wildfire Smoke Does to the Human Body

Massive wildfires raging in eastern Canada are sending huge plumes of smoke across the border, blanketing thousands of square miles in the Northeastern U.S. and Upper Midwest, and casting a haze over skies from Wisconsin and Minnesota to New York. Hundreds of out of control fires are currently burning in Quebec, while authorities have managed … Read more

Climate Change Drove Nepali Workers to Qatar to Build the World Cup Stadiums. It Also Made Their Jobs More Dangerous

This story was supported by the Pulitzer Center. When the U.N.’s International Organization for Migration predicts that as many as a billion people will be displaced by climate change over the next 30 years, it’s easy to picture entire communities uprooted by catastrophic hurricanes or swept away by epic floods made more likely by global … Read more