The difference between 1.5 and 2 degrees may seem minor, but for low-lying island nations at this year's U.N. climate talks in Bonn, Germany, it could be the key to survival.
November 18, 2017
The Trump administration used its only event at U.N. climate talks in Germany on Monday to promote the use of “cleaner” coal and other non-renewable energy sources, prompting an outcry from participants working to halt climate change’s most catastrophic consequences.
November 13, 2017
As some Trump officials gathered in Germany this week for U.N. talks on climate change, others attended a conference in Texas hosted by climate change skeptics.
November 10, 2017
Four Democratic senators have asked Education Secretary Betsy DeVos whether administration officials have been in contact with a conservative think tank working to bring climate change skepticism into the nation’s schools.
June 8, 2017
Since January, 11 measures that would influence how millions of students learn about science have been introduced in nine Republican-dominated states.
May 8, 2017
The CDC has told state health officials to brace for an end to federal funding for efforts to track Zika infections and birth-defects that are caused by the disease.
April 21, 2017
House Democrats are denouncing a campaign by the Heartland Institute to inject classrooms with materials questioning the scientific consensus around climate change -- an effort first reported by FRONTLINE and The GroundTruth Project.
April 12, 2017
The Heartland Institute has begun an effort to send a book rejecting the human role in climate change to every public school science teacher in the nation.
March 28, 2017
Though California is a famously blue state, water shortages tipped the vote in its agricultural heartland decisively in Donald Trump's favor.
February 15, 2017
February 6, 2017
October 24, 2016
In the fight against ISIS, the Obama administration has been forced to work with partners who often have strikingly different agendas than the United States. "The Middle East is a confusing place," Defense Secretary Ash Carter says of the situation, "but we're not confused about what American interests are."
October 11, 2016