Brian Roewe is an NCR staff writer and reporter for EarthBeat, its new initiative on climate change. He has covered environmental issues for NCR since 2011. His reporting has earned multiple honors, most recently at the 2019 Catholic Press Awards. Brian began with NCR in November 2011, and is a graduate of Saint Louis University and Rockhurst University.

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Appeals court rules to throw out youth climate change case

A federal appeals court on Friday directed the dismissal of a high-profile lawsuit brought by 21 youth plaintiffs who had sued the U.S. federal government for violating their constitutional rights through its inaction on climate change.

What to do with your Christmas tree after the holidays?

Burning Questions: Real trees are greener, so if you skip the artificial and now pine over how best to recycle this year's spruce, this question is fir you.

With little progress at COP 25 climate summit, attention turns to 2020

Catholic organizations at the U.N. climate change conference were disappointed by lackluster outcomes and the disconnect between the urgency shown by science and called for by millions, and the talk among governments.

EarthBeat Weekly: We hear you, Greta. So here's the climate science

In a busy week for the Swedish teen climate activist, what she likely hoped people paid the most attention was her COP 25 speech. And not just the buzzy parts.