A Vast Refinery Site in Philadelphia Is Being Redeveloped and Called ‘The Bellwether District.’ But for Black Residents Nearby, Justice Awaits
Three years after a fire and explosion shuttered what was once the East Coast’s largest refinery, toxic benzene continued leaking well into the cleanup.
By Victoria St. Martin
With Build Back Better Stalled, Expanded Funding for a Civilian Climate Corps Hangs in the Balance
The original bill called for up to $30 billion in funding for the Corps. But whether it will remain in the slimmed-down version of the bill, expected to be brought to the floor this month, remains to be seen.
By Samantha Hurley
Baltimore’s ‘Catastrophic Failures’ at Wastewater Treatment Have Triggered a State Takeover, a Federal Lawsuit and Citizen Outrage
Untreated human sewage spews from the city’s two wastewater treatment facilities into rivers and tributaries of the Chesapeake Bay, where 2025 pollution targets have been jeopardized.
By Aman Azhar
Warming Trends: Chilling in a Heat Wave, Healthy Food Should Eat Healthy Too, Breeding Delays for Wild Dogs, and Three Days of Climate Change in Song
By Katelyn Weisbrod
Biden Administration Opens New Public Lands and Waters to Fossil Fuel Drilling, Disappointing Environmentalists
By Nicholas Kusnetz
Today’s Climate: Deep-Sea Mining Could Help the Clean Energy Transition. But Is It Worth the Risk?
By Kristoffer Tigue
The Supreme Court’s EPA Ruling: A Loss of Authority for Federal Agencies or a Lesson for Conservatives in ‘Be Careful What You Wish For’?
By Marianne Lavelle
Food Shocks: Climate Change and the Coming Famines
The Fifth Crime: The Campaign to Make “Ecocide” an International Crime
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?
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
Exxon: The Road Not Taken (aka #ExxonKnew)
Meltdown: Terror at the Top of the World
Big Oil, Bad Air: Fracking the Texas Prairie
Space Tourism Poses a Significant ‘Risk to the Climate’
Rockets launched by billionaires Elon Musk and Richard Branson emit black carbon in the stratosphere, where it is 500 times worse for the climate than it is on Earth. Billionaire Jeff Bezos’ rockets burn liquid hydrogen and oxygen and pose a lesser climate threat.
NATO Moves to Tackle Military Greenhouse Gas Emissions Even While Girding Against Russia
Climate change is on the agenda at a three-day summit in Madrid, as the alliance seeks to respond to the Ukraine crisis.
These Clergy Are Bridging the Gap Between Religion and Climate
In an effort launched last year, a Rabbi and a Protestant minister offer clergy suggestions for how to engage their congregations in helping to solve the climate crisis.
When it Comes to Reducing New York City Emissions, CUNY Flunks the Test
The city university system is plagued by underfunding, with repairs and retrofits to its aging buildings competing with other priorities, like the addition of new laboratories or technologies.
Inside Clean Energy: Yes, There Are Benefits of Growing Broccoli Beneath Solar Panels
New research shows that the shade from solar panels leads to a brighter green color for broccoli crops, reduced evaporation and increased income for farmers.