Plagued by Daily Blackouts, Puerto Ricans Are Calling for an Energy Revolution. Will the Biden Administration Listen?
Many residents say a record amount of incoming federal aid provides a once-in-a-generation opportunity to transition the island to clean energy. So far, the funds are mostly going to natural gas.
By Kristoffer Tigue
Unchecked Oil and Gas Wastewater Threatens California Groundwater
Lax oversight has allowed oil and gas developers to dump billions of barrels of toxic wastewater into the ground, endangering the San Joaquin Valley’s dwindling groundwater supplies
By Liza Gross
Total Accused of Campaign to Play Down Climate Risk From Fossil Fuels
A study found that the French energy group tried to cast doubt about climate science, beginning in the 1970s, while at the same time pushing back against climate-related policies and taxes.
By Tom Wilson
To Stop Line 3 Across Minnesota, an Indigenous Tribe Is Asserting the Legal Rights of Wild Rice
By Katie Surma
Inside Clean Energy: Electric Vehicles Are Having a Banner Year. Here Are the Numbers
By Dan Gearino
How Much Did Ancient Land-Clearing Fires in New Zealand Affect the Climate?
By Bob Berwyn
Video: Carolina Tribe Fighting Big Poultry Joined Activists Pushing Administration to Act on Climate and Justice
Story and Video by Aman Azhar
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
Warming Trends: Where Have All the Walruses Gone? Plus, a Maple Mystery, ‘Cool’ Islands and the Climate of Manhattan
A column highlighting climate-related studies, innovations, books, cultural events and other developments from the global warming frontier.
The Biomass Industry Expands Across the South, Thanks in Part to UK Subsidies. Critics Say it’s Not ‘Carbon Neutral’
At next month’s climate talks in Scotland, Britain can’t get serious about reducing emissions without considering how much wood it burns for power, activists say.
Long Concerned About Air Pollution, Baltimore Experienced Elevated Levels on 43 Days in 2020
While a new national study found that a majority of Americans faced a similar threat level, one Maryland activist says it’s “still worse than we should tolerate.”
Raging Flood Waters Driven by Climate Change Threaten the Trans-Alaska Pipeline
The company maintaining the pipeline has begun planning for an emergency after heavy flooding in 2019, but some experts worry that it may be too little, too late.
New York’s ‘Deliveristas’ Are at the Forefront of Cities’ Sustainable Transportation Shake-up
As cities and companies push to move people and goods around with cleaner forms of transportation, food delivery workers on bicycles show what laws and infrastructure are needed.