We learned a lot about double negatives and grammar this week. We didn't see a lot of headlines about rollbacks to health and environmental protections.
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The revisions have wide-reaching implications, including for how the federal government would protect species from climate change.
California hit its target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions four years early - a milestone regulators and environmentalists are cheering as more proof that you can cut pollution while growing the economy. But a closer look shows planet-warming emissions aren't declining across the board.
Applying vast quantities of fertilizer to cropland is a major culprit behind the fact that agriculture now contributes one-third of global greenhouse gas emissions to the atmosphere.
An early wildfire season in the American West comes at a time when more people are building near fire-prone wildlands. These new realities have forced communities to rethink the way they prepare for wildfire.
This hard-core family can fit a year's worth of waste into a mason jar.
Body heat is making Earth warmer, and climate change is caused by the planet's movement toward the sun. Those are the claims of Pennsylvania's Republican gubernatorial candidate, former state Sen. Scott Wagner.
Two decades ago, a new approach to power delivery led to blackouts. Now the state is considering another energy makeover: a regional electric grid.
Energy storage is considered a green technology. But it actually increases carbon emissions.
Four decades of temperature observations show what many suspected: Human activity is disrupting the behavior of plants, animals, and the march of the seasons.
An ethane breakout from the Marcellus Shale sets up a potential showdown duel between Appalachia and the heart of the U.S. petrochemical industry along the U.S. Gulf Coast.
Whistleblowers, investigative reporters, and NGO's deserve commendations for efforts to disclose the ethics scandals that ultimately forced U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt out the door.
Officials keep dredging up PCBs and posting signs at New Bedford Harbor—but studies suggest anglers are eating too much of their contaminated catch.