Dahr Jamail, Truthout

Dahr Jamail


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Past articles by Dahr:

Alaska’s Sea Ice Completely Melted for First Time in Recorded History

There was no sea ice left within 150 miles of Alaska's shores during one of the hottest Julys on record. → Read More

The Amazon Is Dying and Bolsonaro Is Fanning the Flames

Jair Bolsonaro has worked at breakneck speed to eliminate environmental regulations. → Read More

Living in Two Worlds: Capitalism Pretends All Is Well While the World Is Burning

As the climate crisis escalates, we must develop strategies for living while recognizing the contradictions at hand. → Read More

Eventually, We Will All Be Climate Refugees

As runaway climate disruption escalates, mass displacement is inevitable. → Read More

Over One-Tenth of Global Population Could Lack Drinking Water by 2030

As civilization faces existential threats, Trump is trying to end long-term climate studies. → Read More

Scientists Are Stunned by How Rapidly Ice Is Melting in the Arctic

One researcher offered a bleak prognosis: “We’re not going to stop this train wreck.” → Read More

Arctic Is Thawing So Fast Scientists Are Losing Their Measuring Tools

Methane and CO2 released from the thawing permafrost will further accelerate the rate of global warming. → Read More

CO2 Concentration Is Higher Than Ever in Human History

The amount of CO2 in Earth's atmosphere already constitutes a climate emergency, and it's worsening each year. → Read More

What Would It Mean to Deeply Accept That We’re in Planetary Crisis?

The work of these times is not about saving the world but rather about belonging to it more fully. → Read More

The Last Time There Was This Much CO2, Trees Grew at the South Pole

The muddled political response to very clear climate science is putting millions of people at risk. → Read More

None of the 2020 Frontrunners Go Far Enough on Climate

We must look to the grassroots for guidance in order to ensure the survival of all life on this planet. → Read More

Children Are Demanding Dramatic Climate Action. Listen to Them.

Children have taken it upon themselves to be the responsible actors in the face of climate crisis. → Read More

We’re Living in the Warmest Decade Since Record-Keeping Began

Last year was the fourth warmest year ever recorded, with the only warmer years being 2015, 2016 and 2017. → Read More

Rethink Activism in the Face of Catastrophic Biological Collapse

In a world where a future is no longer guaranteed, where do we find the motivation to act? Here's a framework. → Read More

If Emissions Aren't Curbed, Clouds May Disappear

If clouds vanish, so would life on Earth, which could warm by a staggering 8 degrees Celsius (46°F). → Read More

The World Is on the Brink of Widespread Water Wars

In some places conflict is practically guaranteed, according to one study. → Read More

As the Climate Collapses, We Ask: “How Then Shall We Live?”

Perhaps the wisdom we need most is already right before our eyes. → Read More

We Are Destroying Our Life Support System

Runaway climate disruption has made extinction a reality. Will humans be able to adapt? → Read More

Watching the World Burn: Truthout Readers Share Their Climate Stories

Some up-close and personal accounts of how people are experiencing climate change in the US and abroad. → Read More

Ten Ways 2018 Brought Us Closer to Climate Apocalypse

From an insect apocalypse to a failing global food system, 2018 was a year of record-breaking tragedies. → Read More