Under the pretense of a circular economy, plastic is being dumped in places where it shouldn't be – such as horse riding arenas, football fields and children's playgrounds. In this episode on the Plastic Health Channel, scientists question whether playing on these fields and playgrounds is actually safe.
Must-watch video: Despite extreme weather and surging activism, 2019 saw political paralysis on climate
From PBS NewsHour's Miles O'Brien: The past year and crucial year ahead in climate change.
By 2050, there could be more plastic than fish in the sea. Ten tons of plastic are produced every second. Sooner or later, a tenth of that will end up in the oceans. Coca-Cola says it wants to do something about it - but does it really?
Editor's note: This is the fourth story in our series on cancer and air pollution in Southwestern Pennsylvania.
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Hour-long BBC documentary hosted by Sir David Attenborough on the urgent need for action on climate change.
Tensions ran hot Wednesday night during a community meeting about proposed fracking at the site of U.S. Steel's Edgar Thomson Steel mill in Braddock, 10 miles east of downtown Pittsburgh.
Ellen Degeneres sorts through the grande confusion facing Starbucks customers on recycling.
PITTSBURGH—More than a hundred Pittsburgh-area students went on strike today, skipping school to participate in an international day of protests to demand action on climate change.
As the US turns the page on a skeptical and openly hostile administration, environmental science and journalism face continued obstacles—but there is some optimism.
The Gulf of Mexico is littered with tens of thousands of abandoned oil and gas wells, and toothless regulation leaves climate warming gas emissions unchecked.