As recently as 2008 the GOP acknowledged that the Earth's warming was caused by human activity, and a commitment was made to reducing the nation's long-term use of fossil fuels. By the end of President Barack Obama's first term, however, the GOP completely reversed its position.
Climate scientists - the scientists who measure changes in the atmosphere, observe unprecedented melting in Greenland, and research Earth's past - have provided bounties of evidence that humans are driving rapid climate change.
The president sees science as a servant that should further his political interests, rather than as a tool for saving lives amid the crises of the coronavirus and climate change.
Last Tuesday night, I couldn't take my eyes off Chris Wallace's haplessly bad moderating, Joe Biden's timidity, and Donald Trump's Tasmanian Devil routine during the first presidential debate.
Researchers find people's exposure to PFAS and certain flame retardants could be significantly reduced by opting for healthier building materials and furniture.
Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.
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.