The Trump administration this week rolled back Obama-era regulations on the Clean Water Act, which was established to limit the amount of pollution in U.S. bodies of water and to protect sources of drinking water. Critics called the regulations an…
By Calvin Woodward, Hope Yen, Associated Press
The country described by the Democrats running for president is mired in child poverty, riven with economic unfairness and broken in its approach to health care, crime and guns. The country presented by President Donald Trump is roaring and ascendant.
By Nsikan Akpan
A new thermoelectric generator could bring light to one billion people who live without power...if market forces will let it.
By Miles O'Brien
The technology underpinning blockchain is a powerful decentralizing network architecture that could revolutionize many industries. Now, some artists are leveraging blockchain to help guarantee the authenticity of their work -- and ensure that they get paid. Miles O’Brien reports on…
By Miranda Cady Hallett, The Conversation
The link between environmental instability and emigration from Central America became apparent in the late 1990s and early 2000s as earthquakes and hurricanes, especially Hurricane Mitch in 1998 and its aftermath, were ravaging parts of Honduras, Nicaragua and El Salvador.
By PBS NewsHour
New York Fashion Week kicked off this weekend with designers' latest collections on full display. But global worries about the environmental impact and cheap labor involved in clothing production are sparking a growing movement in the industry toward sustainable clothing.
By Calvin Woodward, Hope Yen, Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
Science took a beating in the political arena this past week as President Donald Trump sowed confusion about Hurricane Dorian's path and Democratic presidential candidates rang false alarms about the air we breathe.
By Amna Nawaz, Mike Fritz
In the Amazon rainforest, record-breaking forest fires and ongoing deforestation threaten the survival of thousands of plant and animal species that call the ecosystem home. Scientists seeking to save them are carefully evaluating which areas of the vibrant Amazon biome…
By Nsikan Akpan
Every 1-degree-Fahrenheit increase in average temperature reduces student learning by 1 percent, a study finds.
By Gretchen Frazee
The National Hurricane Center is predicting up to eight feet of storm surge in the most at-risk regions.
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