Sens. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) are relatively young — at least by Senate standards — and also come from parts of the country that are facing different climate disasters.
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The new climate, tax and health law signed by President Biden extends a credit for electric vehicle buyers. But there are new strings attached that kick in at different times.
Even members of one of the president's advisory councils say communities burdened by pollution are being shortchanged by Democrats' grandest achievement on climate change.
A federal court issued an indictment against a coal company for falsifying coal dust tests. It could mean penalties and jail time.
The seven states that rely on the river for water need to come up with a way to cut about 25 percent of their use next year. That’s an enormous task.
A ‘fietsvlonder,’ or bicycle platform, lets a neighborhood trial the change from car parking to bike parking to get used to the switch—and see if there’s a demand—before it’s made permanent.
The title of supervisory wildlife biologist for the United States Fish and Wildlife Service does little justice to Linda Welch (pictured above). In practice, she is the housing and unusual development secretary for seabirds on Maine’s Petit Manan Island.
This was clear as she led me to nesting areas there for Atlantic puffins. Over the last half century, the bird has been restored from the brink of extinction in Maine, the only state where it breeds. Petit Manan is located about 20 miles east of Acadia National Park and is part of the Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge.
The island has a shortage of “housing stock” that other puffin havens in Maine do not. On those other islands, breeding puffins enjoy the privilege of nesting year after year in the same burrow under massive boulders that probably have not shifted for centuries.
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Scientists and students from the University of Miami dove into the dark waters a few miles off the shores of Miami this week as part of an effort to develop hybrid coral reefs.