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To Mask or Not? The Weighty Symbolism Behind a Simple Choice

On May 11, 2020
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How a pandemic precaution has joined climate change as an indicator of our ideological differences.

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On May 11, 2020
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Coronavirus masks have become the latest symbol in the culture wars, with many liberals and conservatives in the United States taking opposing sides, much as they have in the fight over climate action. https://t.co/5Cq59fDIEQ
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To Mask or Not? The Weighty Symbolism Behind a Simple Choice

To Mask or Not? The Weighty Symbolism Behind a Simple Choice

How a pandemic precaution has joined climate change as an indicator of our ideological differences.

In the final 100 days before Iowa’s caucuses, Sanders is going all in on a climate change message.

In the final 100 days before Iowa’s caucuses, Sanders is going all in on a climate change message.

In the final 100 days before Iowa’s caucuses, Sanders is going all in on a climate change message.

COVID-19 'Liberate' Groups Are the Same Ones Pushing Climate Denial

COVID-19 'Liberate' Groups Are the Same Ones Pushing Climate Denial

This story is a part of Covering Climate Now’s week of coverage focused on Climate Solutions, to mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Covering Climate Now is a global journalism ...

How the Pandemic Taught Us to Take Science Seriously

How the Pandemic Taught Us to Take Science Seriously

Judith Lewis Mernit: Since the first case of novel coronavirus was diagnosed four months ago in Hubei province, China, the mishandling of COVID-19 has unfolded just as the response to ...

COVID-19, the Climate Crisis: Lessons To Be Learned

COVID-19, the Climate Crisis: Lessons To Be Learned

By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor What does the climate crisis have to do with the COVID-19 pandemic? Not a lot… and absolutely everything. It doesn’t have a lot to do with the climate ...

Where's Trump? He hasn't tweeted about climate in 350 days

Where's Trump? He hasn't tweeted about climate in 350 days

President Trump hasn't used Twitter to malign climate science in almost a year. It's seen by some as a sign that he acknowledges the risk of rejecting science in an election cycle.

What will all this coronavirus sacrifice mean for the climate cause?

What will all this coronavirus sacrifice mean for the climate cause?

You’ve hit on possibly the one good thing to come out of the coronavirus crisis! Key word: “possibly.”

The Most Important Environmental Stories of 2018

The Most Important Environmental Stories of 2018

The good, the bad, the ugly, and the ridiculous from the past year

The media is failing on climate change – here's how they can do better ahead of 2020

The media is failing on climate change – here's how they can do better ahead of 2020

We spoke to climate change experts for advice on how news outlets can cover the environment in ways that make voters listen

Climate activism is now a global movement, but it’s still not enough

Climate activism is now a global movement, but it’s still not enough

Polling shows more people will need to demand action on climate change, particularly Republicans, to ensure the passage of desperately needed policies.

Climate change: Could the coronavirus crisis spur a green recovery?

Climate change: Could the coronavirus crisis spur a green recovery?

Some governments want to channel their economic recovery plans into low-carbon industries.

An Overview of the Climate Change Problem

An Overview of the Climate Change Problem

Callendar's assertion in 1938 that a warming trend caused by increases in CO2 was underway, to Massachusetts Institute of Technology scientist Lorenz's suggestion at a 1965 conference in ...

Coronavirus poses threat to climate action, says watchdog

Coronavirus poses threat to climate action, says watchdog

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has warned that the coronavirus crisis may “lead to a slump in global carbon emissions this year”, reports the Guardian, but “the outbreak poses a ...