The Navy Abandons a Plan to Develop a Golf Course on a Protected Conservation Site Near the Naval Academy in Annapolis
Environmentalists cautiously welcomed a Navy announcement. New documents obtained through FOIA show how detailed the golf course proposal was before controversy engulfed the matter this summer, as Maryland’s congressional leaders demand that Greenbury Point be “fully protected in perpetuity.”
By Aman Azhar
Too Hot to Work, Too Hot to Play
Americans have endured a lengthy and blistering stretch of extreme heat this summer that’s especially pronounced in urban heat islands. This is how people across the nation are trying to cope.
By James Pothen, Emma Foehringer Merchant, Grace van Deelen, Hannah Loss, Myriam Vidal, Rachel Rodriguez, Samantha Hurley
Mexican Drought Spurs a South Texas Water Crisis
A century of enterprise brought the Rio Grande to its brink. Now authorities are “praying for a hurricane” as reservoirs dwindle and populations boom on both sides of the border.
By Dylan Baddour
Out in the Fields, Contemplating Humanity and a Parched Almond Farm
By Emma Foehringer Merchant
Outnumbered: In Rural Ohio, Two Supporters of Solar Power Step Into a Roomful of Opposition
By Dan Gearino
Warming Trends: Sports and Climate Change in Texas, a Community Housing Project Named after Rachel Carson and an E-Bike Conversion Kit for Your Bicycle
By Katelyn Weisbrod
Today’s Climate: Climate Change Makes Lightning More Likely. Here’s Why That’s a Big Deal
By Kristoffer Tigue
The Superfund Next Door: Toxins & Mistrust in Atlanta
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
Can Wolves and Beavers Help Save the West From Global Warming?
A regional rewilding network would help capture carbon, boost water supplies and protect against flooding and drought.
After 25 Years of Futility, Democrats Finally Jettison Carbon Pricing in Favor of Incentives to Counter Climate Change
The $370 billion Inflation Reduction Act is the nation’s first comprehensive climate plan to curtail greenhouse gas emissions and boost renewable energy and green technology. It relies on tax credits and other “carrots,” not sticks.
A Pipeline Giant Pleads ‘No Contest’ to Environmental Crimes in Pennsylvania After Homeowners Complained of Tainted Water
Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro said Dallas-based Energy Transfer will also pay $10 million to improve water quality. The company accused Shapiro, a Democrat running for governor, of playing politics.
Occidental Seeks Texas Property Tax Abatements to Help Finance its Long-Shot Plan for Removing Carbon Dioxide From the Atmosphere
The oil company’s tax break applications include new details about its carbon removal plans, which some experts see as important to countering climate change. Some environmentalists say the technology is unproven, expensive and only marginally useful, at best.
Deep in the Democrats’ Climate Bill, Analysts See More Wins for Clean Energy Than Gifts for Fossil Fuel Business
The Inflation Reduction Act’s provisions on electric vehicles, methane, industrial and agriculture policy add up to big greenhouse gas emissions cuts—if the bill can make it through Congress, experts say.