A 1972 MIT study predicted that rapid economic growth would lead to societal collapse in the mid 21st century. A new paper shows we’re unfortunately right on schedule.
A Swiss government-backed study suggests that we could see major warming in the near future if we do not have a "fast and complete" renewable energy transition
Overinflated fossil fuel investments might be a ‘worthless’ bubble waiting to trigger the next crash, while renewables seem more appealing than ever
A previously ignored 2018 study called "Surviving a Catastrophic Power Outage" predicted much of what happened in Texas last week with shocking prescience
The pandemic could signal that we've passed a series of civilizational tipping points that will usher in a new era of ecological emergencies
The good news is, by cutting our consumption, there's another way
After a five-year student- and faculty-led campaign, Cambridge says it'll cut ties with fossil fuel companies ... by 2030
The UK military expects 3.5 degrees of warming, and will weigh going to war simply to ensure its ability to go to war (by stabilizing access to critical resources)
Taxpayers and already struggling communities are largely bearing the brunt of the costs for climate change-fueled disasters created by big oil and big business
A new report suggests that over the next 30 years, at least 80 percent of the oil industry will be wiped out
Deforestation and rampant resource use is likely to trigger the 'irreversible collapse' of human civilization unless we rapidly change course
There are 'no realistic scenarios' to make the economic growth demanded by capitalism compatible with a safe climate, researchers who advised the United Nations found
We are not running out of oil, but it's becoming uneconomical to exploit it—another reason we need to move to renewables as quickly as possible
Scientists disagree on the timeline of collapse and whether it's imminent. But can we afford to be wrong? And what comes after?
The report says a combination of global starvation, war, disease, drought, and a fragile power grid could have cascading, devastating effects
The climate change analysis was written by a former fossil fuel executive and backed by the former chief of Australia's military
The dynamics of deforestation are increasingly inseparable from the growing demand for food from consumers in the most developed countries
Rare earth metals are used in solar panels and wind turbines—as well as electric cars and consumer electronics. We don't recycle them, and there's not enough to meet growing demand
A series of research projects, patent filings, and policy changes indicate that the Pentagon wants to use social media surveillance to quell domestic insurrection and rebellion
The IPCC has been criticized for being "too alarmist. If anything, it is the opposite. With their latest report, they have been overly conservative"
If you care strongly about climate change, you’re most likely to be someone passionate about democracy. If you don’t think climate change is real, odds are that you don’t find the core principles of democracy very appealing, either
"The new approach could even pave the way for 100 percent self-sufficiency in power, heat, and water"
A climate change-fueled switch away from fossil fuels means the worldwide economy will fundamentally need to change
Oil and gas companies are discrediting activists using social media to justify banning their protests