A city-commissioned study last year found that about half of greenhouse gas emissions connected to Bainbridge Island came from residential and commercial electrical use, while transportation uses like air travel and vehicles contributed about 35%.
Bold action needed to mitigate impacts of changing climate already felt in urban and rural areas, and agricultural, forestry and recreation industries.
Lower than normal snowpack has left Yukon Energy with less hydroelectricity supply for the city's rec centre, which has resorted to burning oil for power.
Resumption of normal life in the United States under a herd immunity approach would result in an enormous death toll by all estimates.
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.