Here are some of the top climate news items this autumn.
Karl Wenner’s Oregon land once leaked pollution into a nearby lake. Now, 70 acres are home to waterfowl, turtles and endangered fish. “This place wanted to be a wetland.”
A George W. Bush-era policy prevented federal agencies from considering the effect of greenhouse gas emissions on endangered polar bears, but new peer-reviewed research illustrates a direct link.
One year after its passage, Republican congressional districts have received nearly $74 billion in announced or awarded funding, with less than $10 billion in funding for Democratic districts.
Conservative justices disregard science and precedent in controversial 5-4 ruling severely limiting protections in the Clean Water Act.
The lengthy absence of Senator Diane Feinstein (D-CA) is hindering the slim majority Democrats hold in the U.S. Senate, enabling Republicans to undermine efforts to protect Americans from air pollution.
The Climate Book is an easy-reading exploration of how we got here, where things are headed, and ways toward a just transition away from the continued destructive use of fossil fuels.
Solving the climate emergency is merely a matter of policy, say two leading voices who long have championed urgent action.
Note: Updated Feb. 28 with links summarizing oral arguments and the threat to separation of powers. The U.S. Supreme Court Feb. 28 will hear arguments…
The late Massachusetts Congressman Tip O’Neill is credited for suggesting “all politics is local” — the notion that, to some, suggest local issues outweigh national…