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CCNow collaborates with journalists and newsrooms to produce more informed and urgent climate stories, to make climate a part of every beat in the newsroom — from politics and weather to business and culture — and to drive a public conversation that creates an engaged public.

‘Code red’ climate report was good. Here’s how to sustain it

By: Andrew McCormick THE CONSEQUENCES OF HUMAN-CAUSED CLIMATE CHANGE—including recent extreme weather events that have wreaked havoc around the globe—will grow drastically worse this century if...

Despite vow, Biden admin pushing pro-fossil fuel, Trump-era agendas

By: Chad Shmukler Not long after taking office, the incoming Joe Biden administration was treated to a shower of media praise in response to the Interior...

Climate crisis has cost Colorado billions – now it wants oil firms to pick up the bill

By: Chris McGreal, in Gold Hill, Colorado More than a decade after the Fourmile Canyon blaze drove even the firefighters out of Gold Hill, blackened...

COP26: Rich nations “must consign coal power to history”

LONDON, July 21 (Reuters) - Climate change talks this year aimed at keeping global warming in check need to consign coal power to history,...

Tackle climate change with same urgency as pandemic: Alok Sharma

By: Sunil Warrier & Manka Behl New Delhi, India: Four months from now, all eyes will be on world leaders slated to meet in Glasgow...

Amazon rainforest is now a carbon source: unprecedented study

The Amazon has long done its part to balance the global carbon budget, but new evidence suggests the climate scales are tipping in the...

Why “Climate Emergency” is no longer a fancy new term

Media drama is the very best kind, isn’t it? The absolutely excellent organization Covering Climate Now recently asked a bunch of publications to sign a pledge...

Big oil scientists who predicted climate crisis long ago

Written by: Emma Pattee As early as 1958, the oil industry was hiring scientists and engineers to research the role that burning fossil fuel plays...

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