Inside Clean Energy: Yes, There Are Benefits of Growing Broccoli Beneath Solar Panels
New research shows that the shade from solar panels leads to a brighter green color for broccoli crops, reduced evaporation and increased income for farmers.
By Dan Gearino
Space Tourism Poses a Significant ‘Risk to the Climate’
Rockets launched by billionaires Elon Musk and Richard Branson emit black carbon in the stratosphere, where it is 500 times worse for the climate than it is on Earth. Billionaire Jeff Bezos’ rockets burn liquid hydrogen and oxygen and pose a lesser climate threat.
By Phil McKenna
Today’s Climate: Blaming Russia’s War, G7 Leaders Rescind Another Global Climate Pledge
Our twice-a-week dive into the most pressing news related to our rapidly warming world.
By Kristoffer Tigue
NATO Moves to Tackle Military Greenhouse Gas Emissions Even While Girding Against Russia
By Marianne Lavelle
Natural Gas Samples Taken from Boston-Area Homes Contained Numerous Toxic Compounds, a New Harvard Study Finds
By Hannah Loss
Rediscovered Reports From 19th-Century Environmental Volunteers Advance the Research of Today’s Citizen Scientists in New York
By Rachel Rodriguez
These Clergy Are Bridging the Gap Between Religion and Climate
By James Bruggers
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
Big Oil, Bad Air: Fracking the Texas Prairie
Scientists Are Pursuing Flood-Resistant Crops, Thanks to Climate-Induced Heavy Rains and Other Extreme Weather
New research has determined how ethylene, a plant compound, increases flood resistance. But ready access to crops able to withstand flooding still depends on demand from farmers who historically have been more focused on increasing yields.
With Increased Nutrient Pollution in the Chesapeake Bay, Environmentalists Hope a New Law Will Cleanup Wastewater Treatment in Maryland
Democrats and numerous environmentalists blame Gov. Larry Hogan, a Republican, for severe staffing shortages and backlogged permit enforcement at the Department of the Environment.
In Jacobabad, One of the Hottest Cities on the Planet, a Heat Wave Is Pushing the Limits of Human Livability
Temperatures in this landlocked city in Pakistan’s Sindh Province crossed 100 degrees for 51 straight days in March, and reached 123.8 degrees earlier last month.
When it Comes to Reducing New York City Emissions, CUNY Flunks the Test
The city university system is plagued by underfunding, with repairs and retrofits to its aging buildings competing with other priorities, like the addition of new laboratories or technologies.
Inside Clean Energy: E-bike Sales and Sharing are Booming. But Can They Help Take Cars off the Road?
E-bikes, already taking off during the pandemic, are getting a big boost from states that hope they will reduce driving, energy consumption and emissions.