Climate Change

Arts & Culture Film
Nichole M. FloresAugust 09, 2017
A team of scientists set out to film the transition of coral from a brilliantly colored living organism to a decaying corpse.
Courtesy of Sundance Institute.
Arts & Culture Film
John AndersonJuly 26, 2017
The people behind “An Inconvenient Truth” can be forgiven for indulging in a bit of “I told you so” in their follow-up film, “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power.”
The rapid proliferation of air-conditioners to cope with the heat is itself a major contributor to global warming.(imaslev/iStock)
Politics & Society Dispatches

Most Americans say they have changed their behavior to help protect the environment—whether because they are heeding the warnings of Pope Francis in his encyclical “Laudato Si’” or are alarmed by stories of severe weather and

Pope Francis smiles with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her husband Joachim Sauer, left, on the occasion of their private audience, at the Vatican, Saturday, June 17, 2017. (Ettore Ferrari/Pool Photo via AP)
Politics & Society Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O'ConnellJune 17, 2017
This was the pope and chancellor's sixth meeting.
Politics & Society Video
America FilmsJune 16, 2017

Archbishop John Ribat met with Fr. James Martin, SJ in front of Trump Tower to discuss climate change. 

The infamous garage octopus. Photo courtesy of Richard Conlin.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Tim PadgettJune 16, 2017
Rising seas due to global warming have rendered the coastal high-water marks more obsolete by the day. That is especially true in the Miami area, which every media report on sea-level rise seems to profile as ground zero for deluge doom.