Environment

The Hidden, Horrifying Impacts of Climate Change
It's not all hurricanes and floods. Expect sewage in your drinking water.
July 24, 2014 8:00 PM

These are the consequences you don't hear about.

Republicans Always Listen to the Pentagon—Except When It Says Climate Change Is Real
July 23, 2014

When the DOD says it needs something, Republicans usually listen. Except on this issue.

Oil-Train Spills Are Worse Than Ever, and Obama's New Safety Rules Aren't Enough
July 23, 2014

The amount of oil being transported—and spilled—is at an all-time high, and federal regulation can't keep pace. 

Wildfires Are Raging Around the Country—There's a Better Way to Fight Them
July 17, 2014

It's the one time Republicans and Democrats actually agree on something.

Fracking Is Setting Earthquake Records in Oklahoma, Scientists Say. Is a Big One Coming?
July 15, 2014

In nature, smaller quakes can be a warning sign that larger, more severe ones are coming.

This Is the Most Absurd Climate-Change Denial Yet
A Kentucky lawmaker claims Mars disproves global warming on Earth
July 09, 2014

This may be the most absurd climate change denial, ever. 

Congress Can't Stop Obama's Coal Regulations at Home, So It's Helping Dirty Plants Abroad
July 07, 2014

Two bills before Congress would reinforce America's role as one of the world's biggest public financers of coal.

No, the EPA Isn't Waging War on the Fourth of July
But fireworks can do real damage to humans and the environment
July 02, 2014

But fireworks can do real damage to humans and the environment.

Our Air Hasn't Been This Bad in at Least 800,000 Years
The concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has been at record levels for three months now. Welcome to the new normal.
June 30, 2014

The concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has been at record levels for three months now. Welcome to the new normal.

Obama Looks to Beat Bush's Marine Legacy With World's Largest Ocean Sanctuary
June 17, 2014

This will DOUBLE the area of ocean that’s fully protected from fishing and energy exploration.

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