One Man’s Determined Fight for Solar Power in Rural Ohio
What happens when state experts on renewable energy defer to local opposition despite the threats posed by climate change?
By Dan Gearino
Black Friday’s ‘Enormous Environmental Impact’ Sparks a Green Backlash
Our twice-a-week dive into the most pressing news related to our rapidly warming world.
By Kristoffer Tigue
Water as Part of the Climate Solution
A study from Sweden summarizes the enormous role water plays in climate mitigation, from wetlands that take up carbon to untreated wastewater that emits methane.
By Charlie Miller
Corn Nourishes the Hopi Identity, but Climate-Driven Drought Is Stressing the Tribe’s Foods and Traditions
By David Wallace
The Art at COP27 Offered Opportunities to Move Beyond ‘Empty Words’
By Kiley Bense
Environmental Advocates Call on Gov.-Elect Wes Moore to Roll Back State Funding for Fossil Fuel Industry
By Aman Azhar
Across New York, a Fleet of Sensor-Equipped Vehicles Tracks an Array of Key Pollutants
By Myriam Vidal
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
Expedition Retraces a Legendary Explorer’s Travels Through the Once-Pristine Everglades
Taking water samples along the way, just as Hugh de Laussat Willoughby did in 1897, a team hopes to enlarge understanding of modern-day pollutants in a watershed that millions of Floridians now rely upon.
For Many, the Global Warming Confab That Rose in the Egyptian Desert Was a Mirage
Amid fighting over croissants and climate, the UN’s COP27 mirrored a world that can’t come together to break free of fossil fuels and avoid a catastrophic future.
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.
Biden Administration Quietly Approves Huge Oil Export Project Despite Climate Rhetoric
The Sea Port Oil Terminal, 30 miles off the Texas coast, is the first of four proposed offshore terminals designed to dramatically expand the U.S. oil export capacity.
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.