Senate Votes to Ratify the Kigali Amendment, Joining 137 Nations in an Effort to Curb Global Warming
The binding agreement will reduce the use of HFCs used in refrigeration and air conditioning, which will almost immediately slow global warming and create domestic manufacturing jobs.
By Phil McKenna
Calculating Your Vacation’s Carbon Footprint, One Travel Mode at a Time
A new tool says trains are almost always greener than planes. Also, climate anxiety in the U.K., the environmental destruction of Guam, and smaller, slower, less pollinating butterflies.
By Katelyn Weisbrod
Maryland Gets $144 Million in Federal Funds to Rehabilitate Aging Water Infrastructure
Provided under the Biden administration’s infrastructure bill, the EPA grants require the state to ensure that at least 40 percent of the benefits go to disadvantaged communities disproportionately impacted by aging water systems.
By Aman Azhar
Today’s Climate: Big Oil ‘Exaggerates’ Jobs to Stall Climate Action, New Report Alleges
By Kristoffer Tigue
New Federal Anti-SLAPP Legislation Would Protect Activists and Whistleblowers From Abusive Lawsuits
By Alleen Brown
In California, a Race to Save the World’s Largest Trees From Megafires
By Twilight Greenaway
The Pathway to 90% Clean Electricity Is Mostly Clear. The Last 10%, Not So Much
By Dan Gearino
The Superfund Next Door: Toxins & Mistrust in Atlanta
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
Toxic Metals Entered Soil From Pittsburgh Steel-Industry Emissions, Study Says
Researchers say remaining plants are still likely to be contaminating soils.
Expansion of a Lucrative Dairy Digester Market is Sowing Environmental Worries in the U.S.
As projects spread from California to other states, generating financial dividends, some worry that the economic incentives could lead to negative environmental impacts for ever more communities.
In Pakistan, 33 Million People Have Been Displaced by Climate-Intensified Floods
Some of the worst floods in history have devastated the country’s healthcare, education and agricultural infrastructure—and many are calling for reparations from energy-hungry countries in the Global North.
Drought-Wracked California Allows Oil Companies to Use High-Quality Water. But Regulators’ Error-Strewn Records Make Accurate Accounting Nearly Impossible
California’s oil industry uses hundreds of millions of gallons of freshwater a year in a state with none to spare. Most of that water is used in Kern County, where communities have long lacked affordable, safe drinking water.
An EV With 600 Miles of Range Is Tantalizingly Close
The Chinese Zeekr car brand, which will go on sale next year, will be the first to have a new highly efficient battery. But it’s not going to be available in North America right away.