More than 18 million Americans received their drinking water from systems with lead violations in 2015, according to a new report.
By Knvul Sheikh, Scientific American
If the prototype is successful, a full-scale 100-kilometer-long barrier will be strung out in the Pacific Ocean to collect some 68 million kilograms of floating plastic and trash.
By Zhai Yun Tan, Kaiser Health News
A report released this week quantifies the extent these chemicals are found in American bodies.
European perch stuff themselves with microplastics rather than natural food, derailing their development, according to new research from Sweden.
Your battery-powered vehicle is only as green as your electricity supplier.
By Robert Stavins
The carbon intensity of many economies continues to fall. But don’t be fooled. Economic growth does affect CO2 emissions.
By Nsikan Akpan
Two years after a wasting outbreak, baby purple sea stars are back in record numbers along the Oregon coast, but is the epidemic truly over?…
By Gretchen Frazee
Coal use has dropped in all but two states since 2007, a new analysis shows -- adding to the growing evidence of the fossil fuel’s continued decline.
By Michael Biesecker, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration on Wednesday announced a new partnership with 41 energy companies that have agreed to voluntarily reduce methane emissions from natural gas operations to help combat climate change.
By Ellen Ruppel Shell, Scientific American
The contamination of drinking water was a public health disaster, but children in Flint who were exposed can still be helped.
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