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Climate change calls for an aggressive, well-designed and persistent response.
It makes sense to stop running a one-way experiment on the only climate we have. But carbon tariffs aren't the answer.
Biden has made progress on climate, even if activists can’t see it.
The scenes of devastation caused by this week’s storms in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands are harrowing. More than 120 people are confirmed dead, and over 1,000 are still missing. Across parts of
The EPA, in prioritizing industry over its mandate to protect the environment, has infringed on Pennsylvania’s right to pure water and our health and safety.

It's an established fact that rising sea levels will affect the supply of fresh groundwater along the South Carolina coast — it already has, especially in some shallower, private wells east of U.S. Highway 17.

There's a once-in-a-long-time chance to refill the fund that once cleaned up New Jersey. Let's not blow it.
For the District’s effort to pay off fully, neighboring states must enact similar policies.
The fight against the coronavirus will be ongoing for some time, possibly years.
Florida's springs are falling to ruin partly because the state is afraid of angering the main polluters: Agriculture. Lawmakers need to muster some courage and take decisive action to reduce the amount of pollution going into springs.

The record-breaking heat wave baking the West Coast is another painful sign that climate change is here, and we have to adapt.

Reducing particulate matter emissions can help address one of the region’s most-significant air pollution hazards.
Without assertive action, the problem of marine debris will get much worse.

Will electric vehicles be able to handle the steep and tough road Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern acknowledges stretches ahead of us following the release of the Climate Change Commission's final report?

Another study suggests that global warming’s consequences are worse than anticipated.

One of the biggest challenges in addressing climate change is that it's a very slow-moving ­crisis. We need to take action now in order to avert problems many years, even decades, into the future.

Gov. Jay Inslee is now known as a backstabber, even to some of his fellow Democrats.
Legislation in Springfield would give Chicago 50 years to complete its lead service line removal program. Given the dangers of lead in drinking water even in trace amounts, that’s an untenable timeline.
Two court cases last week, one certainly historic and the other less clear-cut, both signal that in the push towards renewables and away from fossil fuels, change is afoot.
The goal must be to advance living standards everywhere while cutting the environmental impact.
Pollen counts are already higher than they've ever been, but not only will they increase, the season will get longer as well, experts say.

Local, state and federal governments must continue to take every possible action to mitigate the environmental disaster created by the plant's use of pesticide-treated seed corn to make alcohol.

We now have a chief heat officer and a mayor who see heat and climate change as urgent. There's no time to lose.

Global heating is now setting the parameters of political debate.

If those in Washington D.C. who'd differ about the color of the sky are looking for issues to build consensus around, we'd suggest looking at Biden's $16 billion plan to plug "orphaned" oil and gas wells and clean up abandoned mines.

Nearly 90 percent of officially recognized Minamata disease patients have already passed away. There is not much time left for sufferers still living.

Residents of Hoosick Falls deserve a clear accounting of exactly what was allowed to seep into their soil, brooks and bloodstreams for so many years.

Halting the Trump rollback would mark a return to sanity — and should be just a start.

As the climate crisis worsens, more abrupt and painful measures to decrease emissions fast will become necessary, yet increasingly inadequate. Pennsylvania has a choice: wait for the decline or manage it, benefiting workers and the environment.

America usually tries to be a global leader on policy – so why, when it comes to climate, do Republicans suddenly want to follow China?

Biden has kick-started a new era of climate-centred geopolitics but it is not without risk, especially on his domestic front.

The ground can soak up only so much excrement. The question now: When are Iowans going to get their fill of it and demand changes?

The sprawling spending package lacks crucial climate policies.
The new president has promised to take the lead on climate. His plan does not disappoint.

Someone always pays for pollution. Shouldn't it be the polluters?