Climate change: Bangladesh cultivates a new mindset of adaptation

Climate change defines where young Bangladeshis live, if they study, and when they marry. But resilient adaptation is making a difference.
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Senator Whitehouse puts climate change on budget committee’s agenda

For more than a decade, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse gave daily warnings about the mounting threat of climate change. Now he has a powerful new perch.

Feds field questions about Wyoming's first nuclear power plant

Before it can build a nuclear power plant, TerraPower must build a thorough case for feds to permit it, which includes public scrutiny.

Danielle Smith made false statements about reason for renewables pause: documents

The government was preparing speaking notes before the date it says the process began

Allegheny County Controller to audit Clean Air Fund

The nearly $10 million pot of money comes from penalties and fines paid by polluters and is largely used to address air quality issues within the county.

Sara Innamorato wins Allegheny County executive race

Sara Innamorato will be Allegheny County’s next executive, the first woman in the post and a departure from the centrist Democratic leaders that have held the office for two decades.

Tapped Out: New Orleans drinking water testing procedures don’t follow gov’t regulations

Data analysis shows Sewerage and Water Board employees have apparently falsified New Orleans water testing records filed with the state.
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Why Michigan’s clean energy bill is a really big deal

Michigan is set to become the third state in the Midwest and twelfth in the country to require a shift to clean electricity. Of all those states, Michigan is one of the most ambitious because of the extent of the change it is making.

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LISTEN: Carlos Gould on wildfire smoke and our health

“Information matters a lot — trying to explain not just that there’s a problem, but how to do something about it.”

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“Forever chemicals” in Pennsylvania fracking wells could impact health of surrounding communities: Report

More than 5,000 wells in the state were injected with 160 million pounds of undisclosed, “trade-secret” chemicals, which potentially include PFAS.

800,000 tons of radioactive waste from Pennsylvania’s oil and gas industry has gone “missing”

800,000 tons of radioactive waste from Pennsylvania’s oil and gas industry has gone “missing”

Poor recordkeeping on hazardous waste disposal points to potential for bigger problems, according to a new study.

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Opinion: Climate change and soil loss — the new Dust Bowl?

How we can save our soil, stabilize the climate, and prevent a new Dust Bowl.

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Severe flooding increasingly cutting people off from health care

Many more Americans will find themselves regularly cut off from essential services, rescue workers and health care long before water actually reaches their homes, a recent study predicts.

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