Corn Nourishes the Hopi Identity, but Climate-Driven Drought Is Stressing the Tribe’s Foods and Traditions
Most Hopi grow corn with only the precipitation that falls on their fields, but two decades of drought have some of them testing the waters of irrigation and hoping they can preserve other customs with their harvests.
By David Wallace
The Art at COP27 Offered Opportunities to Move Beyond ‘Empty Words’
In Egypt, visitors encountered creative works about climate anxiety, sustainability and ecosystem loss.
By Kiley Bense
Environmental Advocates Call on Gov.-Elect Wes Moore to Roll Back State Funding for Fossil Fuel Industry
The advocates say they are “appalled” by Maryland Energy Administration grants aimed at promoting and expanding natural gas infrastructure in the state.
By Aman Azhar
Across New York, a Fleet of Google Street View Vehicles Tracks an Array of Key Pollutants
Each vehicle beams data on greenhouse gases and toxins like benzene, carbon monoxide and nitrogen dioxide to servers in California to be analyzed by the air-quality monitoring company Aclima.
By Myriam Vidal
For Many, the Global Warming Confab That Rose in the Egyptian Desert Was a Mirage
By Bob Berwyn
The Colorado River Compact Turns 100 Years Old. Is It Still Working?
By Luke Runyon, KUNC
Biden Administration Quietly Approves Huge Oil Export Project Despite Climate Rhetoric
By Dylan Baddour
Expedition Retraces a Legendary Explorer’s Travels Through the Once-Pristine Everglades
By Amy Green
Something in the Water: Regulators Say Growing Crops With Oil Wastewater Is Safe, But Evidence Is Scant
Pipe Dreams: Is Carbon Capture a Climate Solution or a Dangerous Distraction?
Food Shocks: Climate Change and the Coming Famines
Solar Opposites: A Standoff Over Renewable Energy in Rural America
The Superfund Next Door: Toxins & Mistrust in Atlanta
Bag It: The Plastics Crisis
The Fifth Crime: The Campaign to Make “Ecocide” an International Crime
Gaslit: The Costs of Flaring and Venting Natural Gas by Fossil Fuel Companies
Noxious Neighbors: The Hidden Dangers of Heated Tanks Storing Asphalt and Other Heavy Fuels
Sowing Risk: How Big Banks’ Investment in Agriculture Fuels the Climate Crisis.
Power Switch: Lessons From Germany’s Energy Revolution
Hot Molecules: Low Hanging Super Greenhouse Gases
Superfund Super Threats: Toxic Sites at Climate Risk Near You
Anti-Scientists: A Contrarian Minority’s Suspect Work
American Climate: The Future is Already Here
Fumes in South Portland: The Oil Storage Tanks Next Door
Dangers Without Borders: Is the Military Ready for Warming?
Harvesting Peril: Extreme Weather on the American Farm
Finding Middle Ground: Climate Conversations Across America
Choke Hold: How the Fossil Fuel Industry Guards Its Interests
How Should We Think About the End of the World as We Know it?
“Yes, it’s a catastrophe,” Elizabeth Weil writes of climate change. “And no, you would not be better off if you continued to tell yourself otherwise.”
As EPA’s Region 3 Administrator, Adam Ortiz Wants the Mid-Atlantic States to Become Climate-Conscious and Resilient
Seventeen years ago, Ortiz became mayor of a small Maryland town just before years of epic flooding. Now, he sees himself as part of a generation of public leaders who’ve survived a climate trial by fire and embrace the need to forge lasting partnerships with communities.
Indiana, Iowa, Ohio and Wisconsin Lag on Environmental Justice Issues
Not surprisingly, those with dedicated state EJ staff—namely Michigan and Minnesota— rank higher in progress, according to a recent report.
Who Were the Worst Climate Polluters in the US in 2021?
The worst of the worst included a coal-fired power plant in Alabama, a coal mine in Pennsylvania and a nylon plant in Florida, recent EPA data shows.
Three Midwestern States to Watch as They Navigate Equitable Rollout for EV Charging
Democrats have full control over state governments in Minnesota, Michigan and Illinois, uniquely positioning them as they begin spending federal funds to expand EV infrastructure with an eye toward environmental justice.