Alaska’s Hess Creek Fire...

Jul 18, 2019 by

[Translate] By Ryan Prior, CNN Updated 2:42 PM ET, Tue July 9, 2019 The Hess Creek Fire has been burning since June 21 in central...

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Activists Call on Retiring FER...

Jul 18, 2019 by

For the past 30 years FERC, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, has voted in favor of 398 out of 400 applications for mostly fracked gas interstate pipelines and related projects. 

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Berkeley bans: straws, plastic...

Jul 18, 2019 by

Environmentalists have cheered “valve turners” who illegally cut off oil and gas flows through pipelines. Now their political allies are turning off valves on gas pipelines that connect to buildings in their own towns.

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Dream Boat

Jul 17, 2019 by

In Costa Rica, a startup builds a model ship for a cleaner future

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What would a world without sha...

Jul 16, 2019 by

At the rate we’re killing them, we may soon see it firsthand.

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‘Toxic Stew’ Stirred Up ...

Jul 16, 2019 by

New research shows that the extreme weather and fires of recent years, similar to the flooding that has struck Louisiana and the Midwest, may be making Americans sick in ways researchers are only beginning to understand.

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10 Ways Andrew Wheeler Has Dec...

Jul 15, 2019 by

On July 8, President Trump hosted a White House event to unabashedly tout his truly abysmal environmental record.

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Meet the guy swimming through ...

Jul 15, 2019 by

Ben Lecomte is swimming through tons of plastic. Pieces of it have gotten stuck to his face. He’s passed abandoned fishing nets that tangle and kill wildlife. He’s held pieces of broken storage crates blooming with algae and barnacles. And he wants us to see it all — so we know what we’ve done to the planet.

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E.P.A. Plans to Curtail the Ab...

Jul 15, 2019 by

The Environmental Protection Agency is preparing to weaken rules that for the past quarter-century have given communities a voice in deciding how much pollution may legally be released by nearby power plants and factories.

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98 Percent of Their Island Is ...

Jul 15, 2019 by

“Today, the land that has sustained us for generations is vanishing before our eyes.”

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Trump administration to approv...

Jul 12, 2019 by

EPA said studies it considered, most of which were sponsored by industry, found sulfoxaflor isn’t dangerous for the pollinators

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This Year’s Wild, Wet Spring I...

Jul 12, 2019 by

Including a Massachusetts-sized dead zone projected to appear in the Gulf of Mexico.

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24 Governors Call on Trump to ...

Jul 10, 2019 by

The opposition to one of President Trump’s most consequential regulatory rollbacks — a plan to weaken pollution standards for automobiles nationwide — widened on Tuesday when 24 governors, including three Republicans, urged the president to abandon his plan.

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Environmentalism’s Next Fronti...

Jul 10, 2019 by

Ships and corporations have legal standing. Should ecosystems?

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These COTE Top Ten Winners Are...

Jul 10, 2019 by

Four COTE Top Ten awardees exemplify sustainable design and community value.

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Virtual Pipelines: A Dangerous...

Jul 3, 2019 by

For several years a mysterious fleet of tractor trailers loaded with natural gas cylinders has been crisscrossing U.S. roads, and in the dark early morning hours on Sunday, March 3, one drove off a highway near Cobleskill, New York, careened down an embankment, and flipped over.

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How to ensure sustainable palm...

Jul 3, 2019 by

Palm oil is the most widely consumed vegetable oil on the planet.

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The devastation of farm countr...

Jul 3, 2019 by

A massive depression has been building for years across our vast rural expanse, but don’t feel alone if you didn’t know, for most of our media and political establishments have failed to notice, much less inform the general public.

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U.N. Chief Warns Paris Climate...

Jul 1, 2019 by

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates—U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres took his global message urging immediate climate action to officials gathered in the United Arab Emirates on Sunday, where production of hydrocarbons remains a key driver of the economy.

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Trump’s EPA May Be About to Sc...

Jul 1, 2019 by

The public has until July 1 to comment on the Pebble Mine project. TODAY

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Watch out, Great Pacific Garba...

Jun 28, 2019 by

It’s try, try again for the Ocean Cleanup, an ambitious project designed to remove plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

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Cleansing Plastic From Oceans:...

Jun 28, 2019 by

Shoji Kousaka always thought of Japan as a place where people knew how to dispose of their trash.

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Success! Trader Joe’s Will Cut...

Jun 27, 2019 by

In a testament to the power of people, Trader Joe’s is committing to reducing the amount of single-use plastics in its stores!

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Airplane Contrails’ Clim...

Jun 27, 2019 by

The clouds created by jet engine pollution have a surprisingly powerful short-term impact on global warming.

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EPA’s air pollution chie...

Jun 26, 2019 by

EPA air pollution chief Bill Wehrum is leaving the Environmental Protection Agency after House Democrats began an investigation into his ties to his old law firm.

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As Coal Fades in the U.S., Nat...

Jun 26, 2019 by

America’s coal-burning power plants are shutting down at a rapid pace, forcing electric utilities to face the next big climate question: Embrace natural gas, or shift aggressively to renewable energy?

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Climate Change Isn’t Only Chan...

Jun 24, 2019 by

It could ruin archeological sites before we get the chance to study them

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What the ‘Fossil Fuel Ec...

Jun 21, 2019 by

“Unless we change course now and treat the crisis for what it is, we will continue to see more disasters like today.”

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100 times more pollution than ...

Jun 21, 2019 by

The numbers are stunning: Methane pollution from ammonia fertilizer plants is 100 times higher than what the industry reports, and substantially above what the Environmental Protection Agency estimates for all industrial processes in the United States.

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Largest Tennesee Solar Landfil...

Jun 21, 2019 by

C2 Energy Capital recently announced the completion of the largest Tennessee solar power landfill project.

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