Fossil fuel industry and Koch network fighting Pennsylvania's move to join Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

As Pennsylvania took a significant step this week towards joining a regional climate initiative to curb carbon pollution from power plants, newly revealed email records show how fossil fuel interests campaigned to oppose it.


Daniel Yergin, oil sector doyen

Prognosticators often lean on tropes to convince audiences that everything is changing — but when Yergin looks at the energy landscape and says "I think this is one time when this time is different," it carries a weight.


Murray Energy exits bankruptcy, rehires union miners

Coal mining giant Murray Energy Corp. has emerged from bankruptcy with a new name and a commitment to rehire all of its former union employees, according to a news release from the United Mine Workers of America.

How will state parks survive 2020?

In an unprecedented year of pandemic and natural disasters, cash-strapped state parks now face funding cutbacks.

To cut waste, Berlin opens its own secondhand shop

The secondhand shop is a new spin on the city’s efforts to make re-use and repair a way of life. 

Black Pensacola neighborhood, unfortified against storms, took massive hit from Hurricane Sally

Low-lying Wedgewood neighborhood inundated during the storm, which surged ocean water in and then dropped nearly 25 inches of rain.

How trucking baby eels past dams on the Susquehanna River revived an ecosystem

Some scientists say assisted migration could help more species survive the warming planet.
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Building a library of American environmental classics:  (Part One)

Some of the most important environmental books and authors from the late 20th Century.

A little eco-nostalgia

The Cuyahoga River's latest burn, and other revivals suggest a new cottage eco-industry.

Anatomy of a smokey hellscape: Douglas Fischer

A wildfire torches a mountain range – and sends air quality plummeting for 200,000 people.

Solar power on the rise at US schools

Report finds an 81% increase in K-12 schools using solar power over the last 5 years.

Major pipelines hit legal snags. But it’s business as usual in Texas.

As courts stall or stop some major pipelines, the Permian Highway Pipeline in Texas is plowing ahead—and fears over water pollution have already become reality.

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