nytimes com

Top Tweets
refinery benzene
Amid LNG’s Gulf Coast expansion, community hopes to stand in its way
environmental justice pittsburgh
powder river coal leasing
duke university

Duke University's decision to close major plant collection sparks outrage

Duke University has announced the closure of its herbarium, a significant blow to biodiversity research.

Carl Zimmer reports for The New York Times.

Keep reading...Show less
Newsletter
Investing in nature's intrinsic value

Investing in nature's intrinsic value

Imagine a market where nature's preservation, not destruction, is profitable.

Lydia DePillis reports for The New York Times.

Keep reading...Show less
Newsletter
panama canal
Photo by Rikin Katyal on Unsplash

Panama Canal drought slows cargo traffic

The lake that allows the Panama Canal to function is at the lowest water level ever recorded for the start of the dry season.
pump jack

Biden administration to fine oil and gas companies for excess methane

The Biden administration announced new moves on Friday to curb the release from oil and gas facilities of methane, a potent greenhouse gas that is responsible for more than a quarter of the warming the planet is currently experiencing.

queens new york

Snakes, spores and sewage: Life in the N.Y.C. neighborhood ‘the Hole’

The small neighborhood on the border of Brooklyn and Queens has a colorful history but an uncertain future because of climate change.
farm irrigation
Image by Joseph Fulgham from Pixabay

A tangle of rules to protect America’s water is falling short

The Times asked all 50 states how they police the use of valuable groundwater. Their answers reveal why the country is draining and damaging its aquifers so rapidly.
Opinion
John T. Preston, Dennis Bushnell and Anthony Michaels: Iron dust could reverse the course of climate change

John T. Preston, Dennis Bushnell and Anthony Michaels: Iron dust could reverse the course of climate change

As crazy as it might sound, geoengineering the oceans by adding iron — in effect, fertilizing them — may offer the best, most effective and most affordable way not just to slow the march of global warming but to reverse its course by directly drawing carbon out of the atmosphere.

ORIGINAL REPORTING
MOST POPULAR
CLIMATE