Pennsylvania Advocates Issue Intent to Sue Shell’s New Petrochemical Plant Outside Pittsburgh for Emissions Violations
The complex in Beaver County “blew through” permit limits in its first few months of operation, the advocates say.
By Jon Hurdle
Dark Money Is Fueling Climate Denial and Delaying Action, Watchdogs Warn
Recent investigations found ratepayer money being used to influence elections and policies that fossil fuel companies view as a threat to their bottom line.
By Kristoffer Tigue
States Have Proposals, But No Consensus, On Curbing Water Shortages In Colorado River Basin
Six of the seven states that rely on the Colorado River proposed protecting the system’s major reservoirs with downstream reductions. But California, the biggest user, has its own plan under which it would avoid taking cuts.
By Wyatt Myskow
Gov. Moore Commits Funding for 67 Hires in Maryland’s Embattled Environment Department, Hoping to Fix Wastewater Treatment Woes
By Aman Azhar
What Lego—Yes, Lego—Can Teach Us About Avoiding Energy Project Boondoggles
By Dan Gearino
Texas Oilfield Waste Company Contributed $53,750 to Regulators Overseeing a Controversial Permit Application
By Martha Pskowski
Biden Administration Allows Controversial Arctic Oil Project to Proceed
By Nicholas Kusnetz
In Pennsylvania, a New Administration Fuels Hopes for Tougher Rules on Energy, Environment
By Jon Hurdle
Confronting California’s Water Crisis
By Liza Gross
After Two Decades of Controversy, the EPA Uses Its ‘Veto’ Power to Kill the Pebble Mine in Southwest Alaska
By Max Graham
US Emissions of the World’s Most Potent Greenhouse Gas Are 56 Percent Higher Than EPA Estimates, a New Study Shows
By Phil McKenna
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
The Red Sea Could be a Climate Refuge for Coral Reefs
A large new marine protected area could help some of the world’s most heat-tolerant corals survive the century, if the pressures from resorts, industry and other development ease.
Minnesota Is Poised to Pass an Ambitious 100 Percent Clean Energy Bill. Now About Those Incinerators…
Environmental justice advocates applaud the legislation, but say there’s more work to do on environmental justice and energy equity.
California Activists Redouble Efforts to Hold the Oil Industry Accountable on Neighborhood Drilling
Community groups are still rallying their troops, and the public, to resist oil companies’ push to overturn historic safeguards that were years in the making.
Outdated EPA Standards Allow Oil Refineries to Pollute Waterways
A new report shows that seven of the 10 refineries dumping the most dissolved solids in the nation’s waterways are along the Texas Coast.
New Wind and Solar Are Cheaper Than the Costs to Operate All But One Coal-Fired Power Plant in the United States
New analysis shows that renewables beat existing coal plants 99 percent of the time, thanks to long-term trends and an assist from the Inflation Reduction Act.