Climate change: Carbon dioxide levels are higher than they've been at any point in the last 3.6 million years

The rise happened despite an estimated 7% reduction​ in global emissions due to the pandemic, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
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More than 100 climate groups press Kerry on Wall Street's role in global warming

Nearly 150 climate advocacy groups are calling on John Kerry, the special presidential envoy for climate, to curtail the amount of money Wall Street sends to fossil fuel companies and recognize the role the firms play in the planet's changing temperature.


Extreme winter weather could cause spike in oil and gas emissions

Environmentalists reported an uptick in oil and gas emissions during the recent polar vortex. Many were concerned it could happen again.

Johanna Neumann: Fossil fuel dependence at fault for Texas freeze, energy disaster

A cleaner, safer, more resilient energy system is possible. With smart planning and decisions, we can make it a reality.


What 2020’s bizarre economy taught us about climate change

U.S. carbon pollution hasn't been this low in decades—that's the bad news.


Trump's energy plan will cost the nation trillions

To anyone following the U.S. presidential race, it's no surprise that Biden and Trump sit at opposite ends of the spectrum when it comes to their future visions for energy in America


David F. Coursen: EPA's birthday gift to America? More pollution

The blueprint for a Trump-Wheeler EPA budget includes wholesale and massive cuts across the board to EPA and state programs, with the worst cuts to programs that advance environmental justice.

Carolyn Kissane: What Trump got wrong by pushing coal

During Trump’s presidency, the U.S. has remained the world’s premiere oil and gas producer. But coal has continued to struggle.

Howie Hawkins goes national

A perennial candidate in New York is now running for president on the Green Party line.

Mississippi set to become the 13th state to criminalize fossil fuel protest

A bill intended to have a chilling effect threatens seven years in prison for protesters and up to $100,000 in fines for groups supporting them.

Yet another state quietly moves to criminalize fossil fuel protests amid coronavirus

In March, Kentucky, South Dakota and West Virginia passed laws restricting pipeline protests. Alabama is poised to become the fourth.

The oil execs on Trump's 'opening the country council are major GOP donors

The 12-member energy panel includes eight fossil fuel executives who have donated $4.2 million to Republican candidates and PACs since June 2016.

Coal mining continues during coronavirus pandemic. Experts say that puts miners’ health at risk

Because of the nature of the work and the significant incidence of lung damage from years of exposure to coal dust, silica and diesel exhaust, coal miners may be especially vulnerable to the coronavirus, medical researchers say.


Cheap gas imperils climate fight by undercutting wind and solar

Record-low gas prices are making the move to green power grids a lot harder.

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The draw—and deadlines—of American denial

From vaccines to elections to climate change, denial is doing lasting damage to the country.

What do politicians have to say about 'Fractured?'

Here are the responses we've gotten so far from politicians about our study that found Pennsylvania families living near fracking wells are being exposed to high levels of harmful industrial chemicals.

Planting a million trees in the semi-arid desert to combat climate change

Tucson's ambitious tree planting goal aims to improve the health of residents, wildlife, and the watershed.

“Allow suffering to speak:” Treating the oppressive roots of illness

By connecting the dots between medical symptoms and patterns of injustice, we move from simply managing suffering to delivering a lasting cure.

Fractured: The body burden of living near fracking

EHN.org scientific investigation finds western Pennsylvania families near fracking are exposed to harmful chemicals, and regulations fail to protect communities' mental, physical, and social health.

Living near fracking wells is linked to higher rate of heart attacks: Study

Middle-aged men in Pennsylvania's fracking counties die from heart attacks at a rate 5% greater than their counterparts in New York where fracking is banned.

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