Q&A: Cancer Alley Is Real, And Louisiana Officials Helped Create It, Researchers Find
Two researchers from the Tulane Environmental Law Clinic in New Orleans discuss their peer-reviewed studies that challenge the official narrative from government and industry.
By James Bruggers
Heavy Electric Vehicles Jeopardize Climate Action and Public Safety, Experts Warn
General Motors can’t keep up with demand for its Hummer EV. But the 9,000 pound SUV requires a lot of valuable resources and threatens others on the road, safety experts say.
By Kristoffer Tigue
Twice as Much Land in Developing Nations Will be Swamped by Rising Seas than Previously Projected, New Research Shows
More accurate mapping of terrain in coastal regions will allow countries to better assess flood risk.
By Bob Berwyn
Q&A: California Drilling Setback Law Suspended by Oil Industry Ballot Maneuver. The Law’s Author Won’t Back Down
By Liza Gross
Study Documents a Halt to Deforestation in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest After Indigenous Communities Gain Title to Their Territories
By Katie Surma
Destroying ‘Forever Chemicals’ is a Technological Race that Could Become a Multibillion-dollar Industry
By Chloe Johnson, Star Tribune
Coal Ash Along the Shores of the Great Lakes Threatens Water Quality as Residents Rally for Change
By Grace van Deelen
In Louisiana, Climate Change Threatens the Preservation of History
By Kiley Bense
What Is Permitting Reform? Here’s a Primer on the Drive to Fast Track Energy Projects—Both Clean and Fossil Fuel
By Dan Gearino, Kristoffer Tigue
Dark Money Is Fueling Climate Denial and Delaying Action, Watchdogs Warn
By Kristoffer Tigue
Pennsylvania Advocates Issue Intent to Sue Shell’s New Petrochemical Plant Outside Pittsburgh for Emissions Violations
By Jon Hurdle
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
Confronting California’s Water Crisis
State officials should protect water as a public resource and rein in corporate water abusers to deal with its increasingly uncertain water future, a new report says.
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.
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.
Texas Oilfield Waste Company Contributed $53,750 to Regulators Overseeing a Controversial Permit Application
McBride Operating LLC and owner Joseph McBride contributed to the political campaigns of the three sitting commissioners of the Texas Railroad Commission now considering his request.
What Lego—Yes, Lego—Can Teach Us About Avoiding Energy Project Boondoggles
A new book looks at why big projects fail and finds that solar, wind and transmission lines are some of the best kinds of big projects, while nuclear power is among the worst.