Which Pittsburgh buildings emit the most greenhouse gases? See how they compare

We charted building emissions across building categories to compare the main sources of greenhouse gases in Pittsburgh buildings.
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Zeke Hausfather, Alex Trembath: Could fracking actually help the climate?

Biden and Harris are right to be skeptical of calls to ban hydraulic fracturing, and the science on climate change backs them up.

Trump's toughest rebrand yet? Being seen as a 'great environmentalist'

A green pivot will be a hard sell after four years of rolling back environmental rules.

Alberta war room set to ramp up pro-oilsands advertising

Alberta's controversial war room will be ramping back up its pro-oilsands advertising soon, Premier Jason Kenney said in a virtual question-and-answer session during the UCP annual general meeting Saturday.


If we want more companies like Patagonia, we need laws to enforce it

If we want to get past “woke capitalism,” this is what it’ll take to get companies to an equitable relationship with both workers and society.

How green is that electric car? And when it hits 100 M.P.H.?

The Tesla Model S and the Porsche Taycan give environmentally conscious speedsters an outlet for their desires.

Jeff Bezos and the golden age of climate hypocrisy

Amazon has pledged to offset carbon emissions—while donating generously to Republicans who are bent on letting the planet burn.

Philanthropies flow funds to climate technologies

Several new funds are taking on "tough tech" — unsexy but important efforts to mitigate global warming.


North Bergen calls for the closure of Ridgefield power plant

Mayor Nicholas Sacco and the Board of Commissioners passed a resolution at the Sept. 23 meeting, calling for the closing of the Bergen Generating Station.


Pipeline billionaire that operates area natural gas assets follows playbook, stepping down but staying

Kelcy Warren, the Dallas billionaire known for controversial pipelines, is stepping down as chief executive officer of Energy Transfer. But if the move is anything like those of fellow moguls in the industry, he isn't going far.


Ohio Valley mayors aim for a green recovery amid coronavirus and climate change

President Trump pulled the U.S. out of the Paris Agreement on climate change, but these Ohio Valley mayors are still in with green plans.

Athens tried to go car-free. But traffic returned

In May, the Greek capital embarked on an ambitious plan to transform its traffic-clogged downtown with bike lanes and pedestrian walkways. But things didn’t work out as planned. 

Half of the Great Barrier Reef’s coral is gone. It might never recover

Bleaching events in back-to-back years so thoroughly wiped out coral that it cannot easily reproduce, researchers found.

Ex-logger leads firefighters defending Indonesia's peatland

Peat accounts for about 3% of the world's land surface, but globally, peatlands store more carbon than all other terrestrial vegetation combined.


What would happen if all the Antarctic ice melted?

It … let's just say it would not be good. Here, let's do the math.
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Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.

America re-discovers anti-science in its midst

Fauci, Birx, Redfield & Co. are in the middle of a political food fight. They could learn a lot from environmental scientists.

Roadmap points Europe toward safer, sustainable chemicals

EU Commission releases ambitious strategy for getting hormone-disrupting chemicals out of food, products, and packaging.

Exempt from inspection: States ignore lead-contaminated meat in food banks

Hunter-donated meat provides crucial protein to US food banks. But an EHN investigation found a lack of oversight that could result in potentially hundreds of thousands of lead-contaminated meals this year.

How Europe’s wood pellet appetite worsens environmental racism in the US South

An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.

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