Drilling in the Arctic Wildlife Refuge: How the GOP could finally break the impasse.

The prospects for opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas exploration are better than they have been in years.

The Trump administration and congressional Republicans in recent weeks have renewed the fight over opening part of an enormous wildlife refuge in northern Alaska to oil and gas exploration.

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British press watchdog says climate change article was faulty.

British Press Watchdog Says Climate Change Article Was Faulty

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Apocalyptic thoughts amid nature's chaos? You could be forgiven.

Apocalyptic Thoughts Amid Nature’s Chaos? You Could Be Forgiven.

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First Harvey, then Irma and Jose. Why? It's the season.

First came Hurricane Harvey, which barreled into Texas on Aug. 25. Now Irma, one of the most powerful hurricanes on record, is battering the Caribbean and has Florida in its sights.

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Alaska’s permafrost Is thawing.

Alaska's permafrost, shown here in 2010, is no longer permanent. It is starting to thaw.

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Alaska’s permafrost Is thawing.

The loss of frozen ground in Arctic regions is a striking result of climate change. And it is also a cause of more warming to come.

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With more ships in the Arctic, fears of disaster rise.

When the Crystal Serenity, a 1,000-passenger luxury liner, sails in August on a monthlong Arctic cruise through the Northwest Passage, it will have a far more utilitarian escort: a British supply ship.

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Finland works, quietly, to bury its nuclear reactor waste.

Finland Works, Quietly, to Bury Its Nuclear Reactor Waste

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The pollution plumes of North Pole

An oil refining chemical has infiltrated the water of a small Alaskan town, but families—many worried about health issues—are left with more questions than answers.

Systemic racism continues to plague pandemic response: Derrick Z. Jackson

Remembering those have fallen to the collective selfishness of the prior White House and the nation's governors—a selfishness significantly stained by systemic racism.

Earth Day: Amidst the greenwashing, it's still a good thing

When corporations tout their greenness and journalists get beaten senseless by lame ideas.

‘Forever chemicals’ coat the outer layers of biodegradable straws

More evidence that harmful PFAS chemicals are sneaking into some "green" and "compostable" products.

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.

Pesticide DDT linked to increased breast cancer risk generations after exposure

Groundbreaking study finds women whose grandmothers had high DDT exposure are more likely to be obese and have early menstruation—both breast cancer risk factors.

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