Inside Clean Energy: In Illinois, an Energy Bill Passes That Illustrates the Battle Lines of the Broader Energy Debate
Before the final vote, Republicans stressed cost while Democrats argued the bill would improve the state for future generations.
By Dan Gearino
The Rate of Global Warming During Next 25 Years Could Be Double What it Was in the Previous 50, a Renowned Climate Scientist Warns
Former NASA climate scientist James Hansen urged Congress decades ago to act on climate change. Now he says he expects reduced aerosol pollution to lead to a steep temperature rise.
By Bob Berwyn
Killings of Environmental Advocates Around the World Hit a Record High in 2020
Most were Indigenous people or small scale farmers, who were defending forests against extractive industries, a new report by Global Witness found.
By Georgina Gustin
Indigenous Tribes Facing Displacement in Alaska and Louisiana Say the U.S. Is Ignoring Climate Threats
By Dalia Faheid
Florida’s Majestic Manatees Are Starving to Death
By Amy Green
Warming Trends: Indoor Air Safer From Wildfire Smoke, a Fish Darts off the Endangered List and Dragonflies Showing the Heat in the UK
By Katelyn Weisbrod
Now on Hold, Georgia’s Progressive Program for Rooftop Solar Comes With a Catch
By James Bruggers
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
Moving Water in the Everglades Sends a Cascade of Consequences, Some Anticipated and Some Not
A half century after the Everglades were drained, the region’s population has soared to 8 million, and South Floridians are realizing they could run out of water very soon.
Activists Call for Delay to UN Climate Summit, Blaming UK for Vaccine Delays
COP26, already delayed a year by the pandemic, is scheduled for early November in Glasgow. The activists say delegates from developing countries can’t get vaccinated.
Farming Without a Net
California’s sustainable farms offer lessons in climate resilience, but the agricultural system still favors industrial operations.
Biggest “Direct Air Capture” Plant Starts Pulling in Carbon, But Involves a Fraction of the Gas in the Atmosphere
Even a planned facility 10 times larger would have almost no impact on the 33 billion tons of carbon to be emitted this year.
Inside Clean Energy: In California, the World’s Largest Battery Storage System Gets Even Larger
The rapid expansion of batteries paired with wind and solar is transforming the grid and accelerating the transition to clean energy.