An Oil Industry Hub in Washington State Bans New Fossil Fuel Development
The plan brings together local stakeholders, including the oil industry, labor unions and environmental groups.
By Marianne Lavelle
Why the Paris Climate Agreement Might be Doomed to Fail
An economist argues that the international accord, which depends on collective action, does not include the kinds of incentives and penalties that would ensure that countries do their part.
By Nicholas Kusnetz
Judge Scales Back Climate Scientist’s Case Against Bloggers
Michael Mann may succeed in going to trial over the effort to smear his “hockey stick” research, but the blog publishers won’t be defendants.
By Marianne Lavelle
US Energy Transition Presents Organized Labor With New Opportunities, But Also Some Old Challenges
By Delger Erdenesanaa
Can Arctic Animals Keep Up With Climate Change? Scientists are Trying to Find Out
By Haley Dunleavy
A Watershed Moment: How Boston’s Charles River Went From Polluted to Pristine
By Derrick Z. Jackson
Warming Trends: Increasing Heat is Dangerous for Pilgrims, Climate Warnings Painted on Seaweed and Many Plots a Global Forest Make
By Katelyn Weisbrod
Noxious Neighbors: The Hidden Dangers of Heated Tanks Storing Asphalt and Other Heavy Fuels
The Fifth Crime: The Campaign to Make “Ecocide” an International Crime
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
Clean Break: Germany’s Energy Transformation
Dilbit Disaster: The Biggest Oil Spill You’ve Never Heard Of
Do Leaked Climate Reports Help or Hurt Public Understanding of Global Warming?
Last month’s leaked IPCC report cherry picked grim scenarios, but it’s just the latest in a long line of leaks intended to shape perception of climate science.
A Key Nomination for Biden’s Climate Agenda Advances to the Full Senate
Tracy Stone-Manning is described by Democrats as a bridge-builder and by Republicans as a supporter of ecoterrorists in a bitterly partisan committee vote.
A Triple Whammy Has Left Many Inner-City Neighborhoods Highly Vulnerable to Soaring Temperatures
Climate change, heat islands and disinvestment have led New York to subsidize air conditioners and Phoenix to cool street corridors and public housing.
Thawing Permafrost has Damaged the Trans-Alaska Pipeline and Poses an Ongoing Threat
The pipeline operator is repairing damage to its supports caused by a sliding slope of permafrost, and installing chillers to keep the ground around it frozen.
Plan to Save North Dakota Coal Plant Faces Intense Backlash from Minnesotans Who Would Help Pay for It
Utility customers and clean energy advocates say the proposed sale is being rushed through to avoid scrutiny.