The end of ice on Earth is merely one thing we won’t be able to monitor if NASA stops using satellites to look at our home, author David Biello writes…
With coal production at its lowest level in 30 years, abandoned mines around the country are causing major environmental problems. They can catch fire, and debris from them can contaminate the water supply. But mine cleanup is an effort difficult…
Delhi closed more than 1,700 schools on Friday and Saturday because air pollution there is too dangerous for children’s lungs.
The twists and turns just keep coming in the pioneering revenue-neutral carbon tax measure, Initiative 732, which will be on Tuesday’s ballot in Washington state, writes Yoram Bauman.
By Jane Qiu, Scientific American
A weird phenomenon is happening high above the Tibetan Plateau and the Himalayas that could prove to be an atmospheric nightmare for the ozone layer.
By Making Sen$e Editor
Even in a job where employees' only physical exertion involves answering the phone, air pollution takes its toll on productivity.
Six million Americans are exposed to hazardous levels of PFAS chemicals due pollution from military and industrial sites, according to a new study from Harvard University.
By David Biello
Environmental science writer David Biello says the challenge for our next president is not to choose between embracing globalization or focusing at home, but to realize that the two are inextricably intertwined.
An algae bloom in southeast Florida has grown so large it’s visible from space. A NASA satellite snapped an image of the algal bloom in early May as it festered across 33 square miles in Lake Okeechobee, which…
More than 18 million Americans received their drinking water from systems with lead violations in 2015, according to a new report.
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