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
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
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
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.
This will DOUBLE the area of ocean that’s fully protected from fishing and energy exploration.
The last one didn't work out so great. But the EPA's new rule on carbon has conservatives threatening it again.
Big Wind Is Better Than Big Oil, But Just as Bad at P.R.
June 15, 2014
When it comes to wind turbine syndrome, big wind power needs to stop blaming the victim. Especially when the victim actually likes wind power.
Advocates of a federal push to cut U.S. emissions have claimed it would prod developing countries to do even more. Now comes the test.
They say it's a big deal in the fight against global warming—substantively and symbolically—even if there's a lot more to do.