Somini Sengupta International Climate Change Correspondent
  • New York
  • The New York Times

Somini Sengupta, the international climate reporter for The New York Times, tells the stories of communities and landscapes most vulnerable to the effects of climate change.

71 Articles
3 days ago

Train Your Brain

We know what we need to do for the climate, so why don’t we just do it? A neurosurgeon explains.

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14 days ago

The population question

Earth has reached 8 billion inhabitants. But more people doesn’t have to mean more greenhouse gas emissions.

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17 days ago

Biden and Xi Break the Ice

Climate cooperation could get a boost from breakthroughs at a meeting of the world’s 20 biggest economies.

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21 days ago

The Bottom Line on Banks

Financial institutions have made big climate pledges. But they’ve also found reasons and ways to pass the buck, conti...

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24 days ago

Hello from COP27

Frustration and distrust among leaders are high. But, for the first time, countries have agreed to discuss funding fo...

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25 days ago

At COP27, World Leaders Urge Faster Action on Climate Change

On the first day of COP27, the U.N. climate talks, world leaders urged each other to move faster to cut the pollution...

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26 days ago

Climate Conference to Debate Whether Rich Nations Will Pay for Damage

For the first time, the conference agenda will officially include the divisive issue of compensation by large nations...

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28 days ago

What do big polluters owe?

The nations least responsible for climate change are being hit the hardest. They’ll be demanding compensation at the ...

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about 2 months ago

Inside the Global Effort to Keep Perfectly Good Food Out of the Dump

Around the world, lawmakers and entrepreneurs are taking steps to tackle two of humanity’s most pressing problems: hu...

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about 2 months ago

Four high-stakes elections

Here’s what key votes around the world mean for climate action. Or inaction.

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2 months ago

Billion-dollar disasters

Hurricane Ian is all but certain to join a growing list of very costly storms.

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2 months ago

Who pays for climate havoc?

There’s growing grievance against a global system that saddles developing countries with debt after extreme weather d...

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