This is the environmental cost of the food we eat

Chicken or tuna? Tofu or lentils? Rice or potatoes? See which food is better for the planet.

By Niko Kommenda, Naema Ahmed, Scott Dance and Simon DucroquetFebruary 1, 2023

Trees were a California city’s salvation. Now they’re a grave threat.

Maps and videos show the scale of the damage that brutal storms inflicted on Sacramento’s trees this month

By Niko Kommenda, Anna Phillips and Austin MeyerJanuary 20, 2023

The surprising reasons parts of Earth are warming more slowly

These relatively cool spots offer yet more examples of how humanity has damaged the planet.

By Scott Dance, Niko Kommenda and Simon DucroquetDecember 14, 2022

We looked at 1,200 possibilities for the planet’s future. These are our best hope.

These scenarios help show us what needs to be done — and what we can still do.

By Chris Mooney, Naema Ahmed and John MuyskensDecember 1, 2022

Maps show how millions of people have moved into Hurricane Ian’s path

In few places is Florida’s population and development boom over the past half century more apparent than along the swath of coastline facing disastrous impacts from Ian, from the Tampa Bay area south to Fort Myers and Naples.

By Simon Ducroquet, Brady Dennis and John MuyskensSeptember 28, 2022

More dangerous heat waves are on the way: See the impact by Zip code.

Explore our zip code level extreme heat map of the United States to see how heat waves and dangerous temperatures will affect your city in the coming years.

By John Muyskens, Andrew Ba Tran, Anna Phillips, Simon Ducroquet and Naema AhmedAugust 15, 2022

London hit 104 degrees. That’s like 129 degrees in Phoenix.

See how some of the high temperature records set in Europe in July would translate to cities in the United States.

By Naema Ahmed, John Muyskens, Kevin Schaul and Jason SamenowJuly 23, 2022

1 in 6 Americans live in areas with significant wildfire risk

Here is a detailed map of wildfire exposure across the country. See how many properties are at risk in your region.

By John Muyskens, Andrew Ba Tran, Naema Ahmed and Anna PhillipsMay 16, 2022

How well do you know Biden’s environmental track record? Take our quiz.

How much do you know about Biden's environmental record? Take this quiz on what he's done so far.

By John Muyskens, Brady Dennis and Juliet EilperinJanuary 31, 2022