The New US Climate Law Will Reduce Carbon Emissions and Make Electricity Less Expensive, Economists Say
Recent research shows consumers across the country are paying too much for electricity, given the carbon cost of the power now on the grid.
By Marianne Lavelle
Today’s Climate: Carbon Capture Plays an Outsized Role in the Inflation Reduction Act’s Emissions Reductions
Our twice-a-week dive into the most pressing news related to our rapidly warming world.
By Kristoffer Tigue
Laredo Confronts Drought and Water Shortage Without a Wealth of Options
Leaders in the South Texas city are reluctant to impose substantial restrictions on watering lawns, even as water supplies near record lows.
By Dylan Baddour
A Natural Ecology Lab Along the Delaware River in the First State to Require K-12 Climate Education
By Daelin Brown
Study: Pennsylvania Children Who Live Near Fracking Wells Have Higher Leukemia Risk
By Victoria St. Martin
State Tensions Rise As Water Cuts Deepen On The Colorado River
By Aydali Campa
Today’s Climate: New England’s ‘Flash Drought’ Got Worse. Experts Worry It’s ‘Just the Beginning’
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
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
A column highlighting climate-related studies, innovations, books, cultural events and other developments from the global warming frontier.
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.”
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.
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.
Outnumbered: In Rural Ohio, Two Supporters of Solar Power Step Into a Roomful of Opposition
Some of the few backers of a solar development in Williamsport stick together, just like their families have for generations.