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By Jamey Keaten, Associated Press
he pollution can choke off sea life, harm food safety and coastal tourism and contribute to climate change.
By Willem Marx, Joan Martelli
A landmark climate report released this month by the United Nations predicted dire consequences for the world if more is not done to reduce CO2 levels in the atmosphere. More than 100 countries including the U.S. have committed to a…
By Matthew Brown, Associated Press
The move comes as the Biden administration expands its scrutiny of government fossil fuel sales that contribute to greenhouse gas emissions.
By Thomas Peipert, Associated Press
As ominous storm clouds gathered in western Colorado over a large area blackened by a recent wildfire, torrential rain fell and the charred land stripped of vegetation gave way, sending a rush of mud and boulders tumbling down steep canyon…
By Associated Press
Firefighters in Oregon reported good progress in the battle against the nation’s largest wildfire, while authorities canceled evacuation orders near a major blaze in Northern California.
By Sam Weber, Hari Sreenivasan
On Maryland’s eastern shore, small islands used by birds for nesting are disappearing. That coincides with a steep drop in several species of colonial nesting birds in the state. But this spring, in what's being described as a ‘Hail Mary’,…
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
The Biden administration is ending large-scale, old-growth timber sales on the nation’s largest national forest and will instead focus on forest restoration, recreation and other non-commercial uses.
Environmental health advocate Catherine Coleman Flowers is the founder of the Center for Rural Enterprise and Environmental Justice (CREEJ), where she works on multiple fronts to improve public health and economic development, including access to water and sanitation amidst the…
By Hari Sreenivasan, Sam Weber, Connie Kargbo
By Bharatha Mallawarachi, Associated Press
A Navy spokesperson said the ship could cause severe pollution if it sinks at its current location off the port of Colombo.
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