Mono Lake was supposed to have been saved from going dry. Now, the ‘white stuff’ forces a reckoning

Mono Lake was supposed to have been saved from going dry. Now, the ‘white stuff’ forces a reckoning

One of North America’s oldest lakes and an emblem of California’s wild beauty faces a...

Editorial: Addressing climate change will aid wildfire fight

In a state covered with 22 million acres of forests — about half of Washington — wildfires are a fact of life that predate the arrival of humans in the area. But recent years have made clear that conditions have changed and that strong management is necessary.

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Experts: Senate-passed bill will yield myriad climate benefits

The Inflation Reduction Act passed by the U.S. Senate August 7 is projected to reduce U.S. climate pollution, premature deaths, household energy bills, the federal deficit, and inflationary pressures while boosting the economy and employment. Congressional Republicans don't think so.
A hydrogen hub in Western PA would require capture of carbon

A hydrogen hub in Western PA would require capture of carbon

Pittsburgh-area industry, labor and political leaders back a bid for billions in federal hydrogen energy funds. Natural gas is central to the plan.

Hansen: The eyes of climate change history are on Biden

The president has an opportunity to take the fundamental step on climate change that eluded all past leaders, and he can start by taxing carbon emissions.

Historic climate bill to supercharge clean energy industry

The climate and energy provisions of Democrats' Inflation Reduction Act would speed greenhouse gas cuts and put the U.S. on track to deliver the lion's share of President Biden's target for 2030.

Energy Transfer pleads no contest to criminal charges related to Mariner East pipeline construction

The state attorney general says Texas-based pipeline builder Energy Transfer is “accepting criminal responsibility” for dozens of charges related to construction of its Mariner East pipeline project.
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The “forever chemicals” are used by the oil and gas industry, but a lack of transparency and accountability makes it impossible to know how widespread contamination could be.

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Danger resides in the majority’s having invoked a sweeping “Major Questions Doctrine” to justify its decision in this relatively narrow case.

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Derrick Z. Jackson: Children will suffer the consequences of recent Supreme Court rulings

A rash of recent decisions by the high court will irreparably impact our children's health.

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Centering biodiversity and social justice in overhauling the global food system

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