The water reserve margin in the southern state of Johor, which supplies raw water to Singapore, has dropped to 4% and will reach zero by the third quarter of 2020 if nothing is done to mitigate the decline, Xavier Jayakumar, Malaysia’s minister of...
The world would be richer and healthier if the full costs of fossil fuels were paid, according to a new report from the International Monetary Fund
Peter GleickThe US taxpayer pays billions of dollars to subsidize planet-destroying fossil fuels, then billions more to have the military defend fossil-fuel resources in countries thousands of miles away.
But we can't afford decent schools, health care, mass transit?
In the run-up to the 2016 election, White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller promoted white nationalist literature, pushed racist immigration stories and obsessed over the loss of Confederate symbols after Dylann Roof’s murderous rampage,...
Peter GleickWe've known this for a long time, but these emails are something. This is an evil man.
Few thought it would arrive so quickly. Now we’re facing consequences once viewed as fringe scenarios.
1960-70s: Hey, this #climatechange thing could be a problem.
1980s: Climate change IS coming.
1990s: Seriously, humans are changing the climate.
2000s: Why aren't you taking action?
2019 Op-ed: Why didn't you scientists warn us?
"The United States cannot withdraw from planet Earth."
Peter Gleick"In the long run, we can only hope that Trump will turn out to be a minor speed bump in the long road to tackling climate change...delaying but not stopping the transition to a more climate-friendly energy system," said Gleick.
Peter GleickBad news: Major sources of methane - a powerful #climate-disrupting gas - are found in California.
Good news: a tiny number of sources account for half of all emissions and can be targeted for remediation.