Can my electric car power my house? Not yet for most drivers, but vehicle-to-home charging is coming
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Can my electric car power my house? Not yet for most drivers, but vehicle-to-home charging is coming

Bidirectional charging is the next big stage for electric vehicles. But storing power in your car and sending it back to your house involves more than flipping a switch.

Cutting air pollution from fossil fuels would save 50,000 lives a year

Researchers also determined that the cuts would provide more than $600 billion a year in health benefits in the United States.
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The dangerous business of decommissioning America’s nuclear plants

Accidents at New Jersey’s Oyster Creek power plant have spurred calls for stricter oversight of the burgeoning nuclear decommissioning industry.

The Colorado River is in crisis and it's getting worse every day

The Washington Post traveled along the river, from its start to its finish, to examine how people and places are coping with a shrinking lifeline in a hotter and drier landscape.

Margaret Renkl: One way to do more for the environment is to do less with your yard

Every year we let more patches of our yard go wild, and every year more flowers appear in the uncut areas.

Michael Bloomberg plans a $242 million investment in clean energy

The billionaire and former mayor of New York City will fund programs in 10 developing countries.

The Farm Bill can help sustainable agriculture grow

As Congress looks to renew the Farm Bill in 2023, programs focused on climate change and sustainable agriculture will need more funding.
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Endangered status deadline set for Bay-region firefly, monarch butterfly

18 species whose populations may be in trouble will get a review for threatened or endangered status from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).

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Op-Ed: Black gold and the color line

How historical racist redlining practices are linked to higher exposures to oil and gas wells.

Our mothers' gifts: Readers respond

Our mothers' gifts: Readers respond

We asked you to share one "big lesson" your mother gave. And you responded

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Dykstra: A corpse in a barrel in a drying reservoir

And other climate change tales for our age

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Gifts from our mothers

What one "big gift" did your mother give you? We want your story.

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Earth Day 2022: Amidst the crises, don’t forget the beauty

Words and images from our founder, Pete Myers, on how bird photography keeps him connected to and curious about a planet in peril.

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Public health in Pennsylvania ignored during fracking rush: Report

A new report outlines the alleged missteps in protecting Pennsylvanians from the health impacts of fracking.

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