EPA Spurns Trump-Era Effort to Drop Clean-Air Protections For Plastic Waste Recycling
Affirming long-standing incineration regulations, the Biden administration has withdrawn a plan to help ease the way for unchecked pyrolysis and gasification of plastic.
By James Bruggers
Cleveland’s Tree Canopy Is in Trouble
New efforts are afoot to bring more trees back to Forest City to address both climate resilience and environmental justice.
By Kathiann M. Kowalski
Disruptive Climate Protests Spur Police Raids in Germany and the US
German police seized assets from one climate group known for blocking traffic and other aggressive tactics. U.S. police also arrested three organizers involved in Atlanta’s “Cop City” protests.
By Kristoffer Tigue
Federal Hydrogen Program Is Cutting Out Local Groups, Threatening Climate Goals, Advocates Say
By Nicholas Kusnetz
Arizona Announces Phoenix Area Can’t Grow Further on Groundwater
By Wyatt Myskow
Cities Stand to Win Big With the Inflation Reduction Act. How Do They Turn This Opportunity Into Results?
By Dan Gearino
A New Hurricane Season Begins With Forecasts For Less Activity but More Uncertainty
By Amy Green
New Research Shows Global Climate Benefits Of Protecting Nature, but It’s Not a Silver Bullet
By Bob Berwyn
Minnesota Emerges as the Midwest’s Leader in the Clean Energy Transition
By Aydali Campa
Students and Faculty at Ohio State Respond to a Bill That Would Restrict College Discussions of Climate Policies
By Dan Gearino
Joe Rogan Is Fueling Climate Misinformation on TikTok, Watchdogs Warn
By Kristoffer Tigue
The Immortals: Greenhouse Gases That Live Forever
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
As Water Levels Drop, the Risk of Arsenic Rises
In Colorado’s famed San Luis Valley, residents who rely on well water are grappling not only with a shortage amid drought, but questionable quality of the water coming out of the ground.
Not Winging It: Birders Hope Hard Data Will Help Save the Species They Love—and the Ecosystems Birds Depend On
Politics & Policy
On the Eve of Plastics Treaty Talks, a Youth Advocate From Ghana Speaks Out: ‘We Need Urgent Action’
United Nations delegates gathering for a second negotiating session stake out their positions as environmental groups, businesses and scientists seek to influence the outcome of plastic treaty talks.
Global Warming Fueled Both the Ongoing Floods and the Drought That Preceded Them in Italy’s Emilia-Romagna Region
In a part of the country famous for its agriculture and cultural identity, climate-driven swings between extreme precipitation and deep drought threaten historic architecture, ancient art and beloved foods.
Environmentalists in Virginia and West Virginia Regroup to Stop the Mountain Valley Pipeline, Eyeing a White House Protest
The U.S. Forest Service’s recent pipeline approval, coupled with Sen. Joe Manchin’s unflagging support, help define the stakes in a long-running battle. One activist called the pipeline “a climate disaster.”
Hobbled by Bureaucracy, a German R&D Program Falls Short of Climate-Friendly Goals
The $440 million Kopernikus effort aimed to develop innovative energy systems. But the initial results have tamped down hopes of a payback.