Causes

By some accounts, Pennsylvania has the worst accumulation of old, unplugged, ownerless oil and gas wells in the nation.

Some union workers aren't on board with a transition to cleaner energy: "I know how to weld. I know how to build power plants."
Hazards from abandoned wells and coal mines plague Appalachia. Cleaning them up could be an economic boon for the region.
Sheriffs in Minnesota worried about who would oversee an escrow account, funded by pipeline giant Enbridge, to reimburse the costs of policing protests.
The testimony will occur as President Joe Biden hosts a climate change summit with 40 world leaders.
Despite deep skepticism from union allies, Democrats are determined to make their “Just Transition” away from fossil fuels work.
Louisiana’s wetlands are being lost to sea level rise, leaving eerie "ghost forests." Where does ecotourism fit into the recovery plan?
A new ALEC working group is promoting long-shot tactics like nullification and a constitutional convention.
Bottom trawling, a common fishing practice where large nets are dragged along the sea floor, is exacerbating the climate crisis, a new study has found.

After a devastating wildfire season that saw a baby boy die and 1,200 square miles of the state burn, Washington lawmakers are poised to fight fire with money. A lot of money.

The cleaned bottles are recovered from friends and family and “a little bit of dumpster diving in Midtown Manhattan.”
Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John F. Kerry just traveled to Shanghai to push for more ambitious action ahead of upcoming summits.
Understanding the climate crisis is tough. Let these audio storytellers help you understand the problems, and potential solutions.
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The Federal Reserve is proudly politically independent. That makes key discussions around climate change and racial inequity a balancing act.
The proposal, billed as the Green New Deal for Public Housing Act, offers a clear policy marker for liberals as Democrats seek to influence President Biden’s $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan.
The fuel pellet industry is thriving. Supporters see it as a climate-friendly source of rural jobs. For others, it’s a polluter and destroyer of nature.
A new tool developed at LANL will analyze moisture levels in wildfire smoke plumes and study how water binds with soot particles.
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