Living on Earth: FEMA unprepared to help Puerto Rico

Living on Earth: FEMA unprepared to help Puerto Rico

Go gentler on the planet with these grocery store swap outs

By swapping out bagged potatoes for loose ones, and eggs in cardboard cartons instead of styrofoam, you’ll lighten your environmental footprint.

Senator Whitehouse & climate change

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.

Melting Antarctic ice predicted to cause rapid slowdown of deep ocean current by 2050

Melting ice around Antarctica will cause a rapid slowdown of a major global deep ocean current by 2050 that could alter the world’s climate for centuries and accelerate sea level rise, according to scientists behind new research.

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House GOP to pass energy bill with eye on gas prices, 2024

The House is expected to vote on Thursday on Republicans' signature energy package, known as the Lower Energy Costs Act.
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Canada’s C$80B response to U.S. clean energy push: ‘We will not be left behind’

Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland sells energy transition as an economic imperative.
carbon capture, usage and storage
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What is carbon capture, usage and storage?

Is this method of preventing carbon emissions from entering the atmosphere a silver-bullet solution for the climate crisis?
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‘Extrapolations’ and the peril of climate cringe

A well-meaning Apple TV+ series is the latest story to struggle with making an environmental wake-up call into good drama.
GOP Congress votes to roll back Biden administration rule on water
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Congress votes to roll back Biden administration rule on water

The president has promised a veto, but Republicans scored another win in their campaign to put Congress on record against White House policies.
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An economist's 'answer to everything.' Hint: It takes nature

Economist Partha Dasgupta takes issue with our failure to account for the cost of Earth's destruction

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What happens if the largest owner of oil and gas wells in the US goes bankrupt?

Diversified Energy’s liabilities exceed its assets, according to a new report, sparking concerns about whether taxpayers will wind up paying to plug its 70,000 wells.

Paul Ehrlich

Paul Ehrlich: A journey through science and politics

In his new book, the famous scientist reflects on an unparalleled career on our fascinating, ever-changing planet.

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Will California’s new oil and gas laws protect people from toxic pollution?

California will soon have the largest oil drilling setbacks in the U.S. Experts say other states can learn from this move.

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