An activist provides a first-hand account and the perspective missing from most news accounts of the Native American protests over a controversial pipeline.
In an effort to combat the effects of rising sea levels, the city of Norfolk is spending $1 billion on essential infrastructure improvements. Is the Virginia community a microcosm of things to come?
Part 1 of this series revealed the technical difficulties in assessing the potential harm from chemical additives like BPA. Part 2 focuses on the contamination of scientific review by money and politics, and why chemical regulatory systems are not only broken — they are unfixable.
Dangers hide in plastic bottles, the lining of food cans, in bottle tops, and in water supply lines. One of those dangers comes from a chemical known as BPA (bisphenol-A) — and it can seep into whatever it contains.
Students across the country are pressuring their universities to stop investing in fossil fuels. Here’s a scorecard of their successes so far.
Greenpeace accuses a well-known scientist, who claims that overfishing is no longer a problem, of failing to disclose that his research is partially funded by the fishing industry.
Ruling in favor of a group of teen plaintiffs, a Washington State court has ruled that the state must produce an emissions reduction rule this year.
A school district in Iowa saved tens of thousands of dollars through solar energy. Legislation spearheaded by the fossil fuel lobby could change that.
Republicans portray themselves as the strongest supporters of the military. But when the Pentagon warns that global warming threatens US national security, they are nowhere to be found.
Berta Cáceres, who defended the rights of indigenous people against big-money interests, was gunned down in her native Honduras.
The fire, burning underneath a dump, is causing health problems while politicians and the landfill owners fight over what, if anything, to do about it.