'The state's erupting': Colorado governor angers climate allies

Gov. Jared Polis infuriated members of his own party and environmentalists by threatening to veto a climate bill. He said it would "destroy or assault our entire economy."

A just transition? On Brooklyn’s waterfront, oil companies and community activists join together to create an offshore wind project - and jobs

Residents of Sunset Park, a largely immigrant, working-class community, hope the offshore wind project will bring high-paying jobs to an economically-stressed neighborhood.


Melting glaciers have exposed frozen relics of World War I

Artifacts from the White War — a battle between Italian and Austro-Hungarian troops that took place in the forbidding heights of the Alps — are on their way to a museum.

The government has pledged over $800m to fight natural disasters. It could be revolutionary — if done right

To help Australia adapt to climate change and manage the disasters that come with it, the federal government this week pledged A$600 million towards establishing the National Recovery and Resilience Agency, and $210 million for the Australian Climate Service initiative.

Miami-Dade heat officer combats temperatures, climate change

We now have a chief heat officer and a mayor who see heat and climate change as urgent. There's no time to lose.


Facing grim climate projections, state officials call for multi-dimensional approach to addressing climate change

Extreme weather events such as flash floods, intense heat waves, and rising temperatures,  all could become more frequent and severe in Pennsylvania by mid-century if current trends continue.

Over 50,000 ha of desert areas to be rehabilitated

At least 50,000 hectares of Iran's desert areas will be protected and rehabilitated through implementing sustainable exploitation projects with the participation of local communities.


4,300-year-old bat poo pile may tell tale of climatic changes

How are we going to adapt to climate change? That remains to be seen, but meanwhile a groundbreaking analysis of a 4,300-year-old accumulation of bat guano in a cave in Jamaica shows how they may have coped throughout that time.

From our Newsroom

Climate change, chaos, and cannibalism

Forty eight years ago, a sci-fi thriller predicted a future with all three—in the year 2022.

U.S. Steel abandons clean tech plans in Pittsburgh region following damning health study

The company scraps planned Pennsylvania investments and will instead shut down three polluting batteries in 2023. The announcement comes a week after a study shows lower lung function in people living near its Pittsburgh-region facility.

LISTEN: The allure of regenerative agriculture

"Every being is the full expression of themselves."

Fertility & Environmental Justice: A conversation with Shanna Swan and Annie Hoang

"These toxics chemicals are affecting you—not just the polar bears, the insects, and the birds."

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.

Can marine protected areas reduce marine disease?

EHN talked to marine disease experts about the role of increasing ocean protection in combating rising disease rates.

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