Discussions of drought often center on the lack of precipitation. But among climate scientists, the focus is shifting to include the growing role that warming temperatures are playing as potent drivers of greater aridity and drought intensification.
Bucking industry trends, the Blanton Museum of Art has managed to keep all its staffers employed during the coronavirus downturn.
Jeff GoodellAt a time when art museums around the world are laying off workers and questioning their futures, @BlantonMuseum has kept all its staffers employed. Can we let Simone Wicha, the director of the Blanton (who happens to be my fiancee) run America now?
On this episode of The Big Rethink, we explore the opportunities provided by COVID-19 to set a precedent that accelerates global climate action. We'll discuss why denser cities are more energy efficient, the chicken or egg dynamic between political...
The White House’s inability to track the disease as it spread across the nation crippled the government’s response and led to the worst disaster this country has faced in nearly a century
Jeff Goodell“The coronavirus would be a devilish test of any president’s leadership, but Trump has failed beyond measure. And the errors are metastasizing.” Great reporting by @7im on failures & incompetency of the four horsemen of Trump’s (and America’s) apocalypse.
Researchers said that by 2070 extreme heat could encompass a much larger part of Africa, as well as parts of India, the Middle East, South America, Southeast Asia and Australia.
Jeff GoodellLike other animals, we humans thrive in a narrow temperature range. And parts of the world suitable for human habitation is changing fast. By 2070, 3.5 billion people may live in regions cooked by extreme heat.