President Trump is keeping a signature pledge to roll back environmental regulations as part of his goal of boosting the coal industry. His new Affordable Clean Energy rule favors incremental improvements and grants discretion to individual states to determine whether…
Democratic Gov. Janet Mills signed the bill Monday with the goal of limiting plastic pollution.
By Associated Press
Here is what a "dead zone" the size of Massachusetts could mean for the Gulf of Mexico and seafood prices.
By Nsikan Akpan
From 1962 to 1971, the American military sprayed vast areas of Vietnam with Agent Orange, leaving dioxin contamination that has severely affected the health of three generations of Vietnamese. Now, the U.S. and Vietnamese governments have joined together in a…
By George Black, Yale Environment 360
By Jeffrey Brown
The Netherlands has become a global leader in implementing the tenets of a “circular economy,” a radical new approach to sustainable living that focuses on reducing consumption, minimizing waste and reusing nearly everything. As Jeffrey Brown reports, some Dutch companies…
By Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
Species loss is accelerating to a rate tens or hundreds of times faster than in the past, according to the United Nations' first comprehensive report on biodiversity.
By Hope Yen, Calvin Woodward, Associated Press
With release of the special counsel's fuller report looming, President Donald Trump and his campaign are twisting the words of his attorney general and the facts of the Russia investigation. Here's a closer look at the president's claims in the…
By Frank Jordans, Associated Press
The coordinated 'school strikes' were inspired by a 16-year-old, who began holding solitary demonstrations outside the Swedish parliament last year.
In our Wednesday news wrap, a lawyer for Michael Cohen defended Cohen’s denials that he had sought a presidential pardon. A letter to Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., chair of the House Oversight Committee, stated that Cohen hadn’t “personally” asked President…
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