Chuck Schumer, the ‘Happy Worrier,’ Delivers

WASHINGTON — Senator Chuck Schumer was huddled in his Capitol office on Thursday evening awaiting a…

Manchin’s Donors Include Pipeline Giants That Win in His Climate Deal

BLACKSBURG, Va. — After years of spirited opposition from environmental activists, the Mountain Valley Pipeline —…

Here’s How Democrats’ Big Domestic Agenda Bill Has Shrunk

A Medicare expansion fell, but a drug price reduction plan was added. How it started: Mr.…

What’s In the Climate, Tax and Health Care Bill

WASHINGTON — After months of painstaking negotiations, Democrats are set to push through a climate, tax…

Dolphin Strangers Met in the Bahamas. Things Went Swimmingly.

In 2013, a group of 52 Atlantic spotted dolphins, driven to migrate by unknown forces, left…

France Faces ‘Most Severe’ Drought as Heat Persists in Europe

In Britain, although only two water companies have imposed a ban on outdoor hoses, others are…

Climate and Tax Bill Clears Test Vote in Senate

WASHINGTON — A divided Senate took a crucial step on Saturday toward approving Democrats’ plan to…

Progressives Embrace Climate and Tax Deal, Despite Disappointments

WASHINGTON — With enactment of a major piece of Democrats’ domestic agenda in sight within days,…

South Korea Launch Scouts the Moon, With More Missions to Come

South Korea set off for the moon on Thursday. But it doesn’t want to stop there.…

How floods become human catastrophes

The greatest hazard of the climate-changed era is often just the hard fact of being poor.…