Miya Yoshitani: Tesla isn't a clean company if it treats workers like dirt

Building a sustainable world must not come at the expense of workers struggling to make ends meet. And that’s why the company’s recent round of firings, with no warning and no explanation, are troubling.
Shell's new petrochemical complex in southwestern Pennsylvania
Shell's new petrochemical complex in southwestern Pennsylvania. Photos by Nate Smallwood for Environmental Health News and Sierra Magazine

The Titans of Plastic

Pennsylvania becomes the newest sacrifice zone for America’s plastic addiction.

Pennsylvania has become the newest sacrifice zone for America’s plastic addiction.

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Manchin’s energy permitting reform bill is a failure of democracy
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Manchin’s energy permitting reform bill is a failure of democracy

Whether the outcome will be good or bad for the climate remains unclear. The process, though, was terrible.
State regulatory agency proposes new ways to close Aliso Canyon’s natural gas storage facility
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State regulatory agency proposes new ways to close Aliso Canyon’s natural gas storage facility

CPUC staff proposes ways to replace SoCalGas’ controversial Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility, including energy efficiency.
Trouble bubbles up in newly formed Alaskan lakes. Scientists are worried.
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Trouble bubbles up in newly formed Alaskan lakes. Scientists are worried.

Lakes appearing in Alaska because of melting permafrost are "belching" methane into the atmosphere, a scientist working with NASA said.
Fiona sets Atlantic Canada reeling; Ian forms in Caribbean
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Fiona sets Atlantic Canada reeling; Ian forms in Caribbean

Ian is predicted to become a major hurricane, and most of Florida is in the 'cone of uncertainty' this weekend.
World Bank leader, accused of climate denial, offers new response
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World Bank leader, accused of climate denial, offers new response

David Malpass touched off a furor, including calls for his removal, when he refused to acknowledge that fossil fuels are warming the planet.
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Ruth Greenspan Bell: Wealth and the climate dilemma

Developing countries that increase their fossil fuel production are at a crossroads: securing their own long-term well-being or earning revenue to finance programs to support immediate economic growth.

Solving the climate crisis will help both ‘sacrifice zones’ and ‘cute’ puffins

Solving the climate crisis will help both ‘sacrifice zones’ and ‘cute’ puffins

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Good news: A good year for puffins and terns, despite climate change

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How Colorado is preventing PFAS contamination from the oil and gas industry

And how other states, including Pennsylvania, could do the same.

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PFAS: The latest toxic concern for those near fracking

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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