California is moving toward a future where plastics may help build the roads people drive on.
Humans should eat less meat and dairy to cut the nitrogen emissions produced by farming, according to a new report from UN scientists.
It's not just astronomers that have a problem with light pollution, a new study has found it is causing mental health problems for teenagers living in cities.
The Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery was —until last year — the largest and oldest gasoline refinery on the East Coast. The week it was sold began with a community rally that also served as a makeshift memorial service.
In the shadow of the massive Edgar Thomson Works steel mill that looms over Braddock, lies a farm.
The Camp Fire burned big partly because of the dry conditions that turned the region into a tinderbox. Ordinarily, autumn rains stifle the fire season in late October, but with climate change, this has been happening later in the year.
Air pollution levels in some European cities have increased significantly since lockdown eased, raising concerns that the environmental improvements experienced in recent months will not last.
Michigan regulators are encouraged by preliminary test results that show low pollutant levels in sediments deposited in the Tittabawassee and Saginaw river floodplains downstream of the Dow Chemical Co. complex following historic flooding.
Four of the fellows who participated in the program this year will discuss their ongoing research, activism, and experiences with publishing their ideas in the public sphere.
With job loss and stifled development in the renewable energy sector, economists, politicians, and advocates say policy action is necessary to stay on track.
The pandemic has put public health officials in a perilous place—caught between the common good and the often-toxic American drive for personal freedom.