A Town in Washington Takes a Step Toward Recognizing the Rights of Southern Resident Orcas
The move is the latest development in the “rights of nature” movement gathering momentum in countries around the world, including the U.S. With only 73 of the orcas of the Salish Sea still in existence, time is of the essence.
By Katie Surma
Society Can’t Slow Climate Change Without Reining in Big Tech, New Report Warns
The companies have made progress reducing emissions. But the report says they continue to play a key role spreading misinformation and blocking climate action.
By Kristoffer Tigue
Why American Aluminum Plants Emit Far More Climate Pollution Than Some of Their Counterparts Abroad
Short answer: They’re old.
By Phil McKenna
Want to Help Reduce PFC Emissions? Recycle Those Cans
By Phil McKenna
Clean-Water Plea Suggests New Pennsylvania Governor Won’t Tolerate Violations by Energy Companies, Advocates Say
By Jon Hurdle
To Save Whales, Should We Stop Eating Lobster?
By Jackie Flynn Mogensen, Mother Jones
Carbon Removal Is Coming to Fossil Fuel Country. Can It Bring Jobs and Climate Action?
By Nicholas Kusnetz
In a New Book, Annie Proulx Shows Us How to Fall in Love with Wetlands
By Kiley Bense
Maryland’s Largest County Just Banned Gas Appliances in Most New Buildings—But Not Without Some Concessions
By Aman Azhar
Citing Health and Climate Concerns, Activists Urge HUD To Remove Gas Stoves From Federally Assisted Housing
By Victoria St. Martin
Sidestepping a New Climate Commitment, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Greenlights a Mammoth LNG Project in Louisiana
By James Bruggers
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
Choke Hold: How the Fossil Fuel Industry Guards Its Interests
Water as Part of the Climate Solution
A study from Sweden summarizes the enormous role water plays in climate mitigation, from wetlands that take up carbon to untreated wastewater that emits methane.
The Art at COP27 Offered Opportunities to Move Beyond ‘Empty Words’
In Egypt, visitors encountered creative works about climate anxiety, sustainability and ecosystem loss.
Q&A: Robert Bullard Led a ‘Huge’ Delegation from Texas to COP27 Climate Talks in Egypt
The father of environmental justice in the U.S. says those impacted by environmental racism “must be in the room” whenever remedies are discussed, whether at public hearings in the U.S. or the U.N.’s annual climate talks.
Fracking Company to Pay for Public Water System in Rural Pennsylvania Town
Settlement of criminal charges may resolve water contamination after more than a decade.
Car Companies Are Now Bundling EVs With Home Solar Panels. Are Customers Going to Buy?
Hyundai is the latest automaker to sell electric vehicles alongside home energy products and services.