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Robinson Meyer

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Recent articles by Robinson:

Congress Just Passed a Big Climate Bill. No, Not That One.

A bipartisan act is quietly about to invest billions in boosting green technology. → Read More

How the Manchin Climate Bill Will Slash Carbon Emissions

The Senate deal would change the course of the 2020s, finally putting America’s climate goals in sight. → Read More

Manchin and Schumer’s Astonishing Climate Deal

If passed, the energy provisions of the senators’ new bill would represent the most significant climate action in a generation. → Read More

The Coming Climate Bill Hinges on Two Big Questions

At this point, the ideal climate bill is out of the picture. Here are two ways to make sense of Democrats’ next move. → Read More

How Carbon Emissions Are Shaping Up in 2022

Two big ways carbon pollution is different this year → Read More

Corporate Climate Action Is an Employee Perk

Corporate climate action has become an employee perk → Read More

The Democrats Really Are That Dense About Climate Change

The party doesn’t even seem to realize that it’s blowing a once-in-a-decade chance to pass meaningful climate legislation. → Read More

We Have Two Paths to Avoid the Worst of Climate Change

The two paths to avoid the worst of climate change would still dramatically change the world as we know it. → Read More

America Is Facing an Energy-Security Crisis

This should have been the moment for renewables. What happened? → Read More

​​​​​​​Biden’s Biggest Idea on Climate Change Is Remarkably Cheap

It’s one of the most cost-effective climate policies the U.S. has ever considered, according to a new analysis. → Read More

Joe Biden Really, Really, Really Should Accept Manchin’s Climate Deal

If Democrats fail to pass a climate policy, they will all but guarantee that the world will warm by a dangerous amount and that the U.S. will surrender its technological advantage to China. → Read More

A New Estimate of the ‘Most Effective’ Way to Fight Climate Change

Climate-concerned donors should focus on helping to pass climate policy, not offset their emissions, an advisory group says. → Read More

The Seven Lawmakers Who Will Decide the Climate’s Fate

Negotiations in Washington, D.C., are far more important than those in Glasgow, Scotland. → Read More

Biden’s Amazing, Disappointing Climate Triumph

What the president’s deal would mean for the battle against climate change → Read More

We’re Hitting the Limits of Hurricane Preparedness

Cities simply don’t have enough time to run from a storm like Ida. → Read More

It’s Grim

The latest UN report is clear: Climate change is here, it’s a crisis, and it’s caused by fossil fuels. → Read More

How the U.S. Made Progress on Climate Change Without Ever Passing a Bill

A “green vortex” is saving America’s climate future. → Read More

America’s Coronavirus Catastrophe Began With Data

The pivotal failure of the coronavirus crisis has never been addressed. → Read More

‘Secure the Capitol’ Misses the Point

More roadblocks and police officers won’t stop the next attempted coup. → Read More

The U.S. Has Passed the Hospital Breaking Point

A new statistic shows that health-care workers are running out of space to treat COVID-19 patients. → Read More