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.
As the election nears, young Americans are calling on US politicians to take action on climate, police brutality and immigration.
A little-noticed provision in the Cares Act has helped big corporations obtain cash without making any promises about workers or investments.
Mitch McConnell has long resisted climate action even as the farm and coal sectors suffer, but a growing movement could bring change.
The G.O.P. has sought to help Green Party candidates in previous election cycles to siphon votes from Democrats. This year is no different--but it hasn't always worked.
The Republican Party has spent several years crafting a climate message that moves the GOP away from its denier past. President Trump blew that apart this week.
Trump is aiming to make an election-season green pivot: painting himself as the best environmentalist the White House has seen - with his Democratic opponent, Joe Biden, an incompetent failure.
California is on fire. Almost 2.5 million acres of land have burned there so far this year - nearly 20 times what had burned at this time last year - and the wildfire season is far from over. That means many scientists in the state aren't just studying their field; many of them are living it.
Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.
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.
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.
As the virus rampages through Washington, essential workers nationwide are paying the price: Derrick Z. Jackson
Essential workers in the United States continue to face relentless and tragic pressures.