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Where covering the environment means risking your life

Investigating the environment in developing countries can be a particularly dangerous game, far from the Western media spotlight.

Op-ed: We don’t have time for another fossil fuel bridge

Those holding up carbon capture and hydrogen as new climate solutions are leading us down the wrong path.

In his 2014 State of the Union address, President Obama praised natural gas as "the bridge fuel that can power our economy with less of the carbon pollution that causes climate change."
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Fossil fjords in Africa hold clues to how the Arctic could look in a distant future

Namibia holds a network of fossil fjords that could help climate scientists better understand the climate of the past while also offering insights into the role modern fjords play in a warmer world, suggest the authors of a recent scientific paper.

California's megafires spur insurers to send in special, private crews before a blaze hits

There is a growing sector of private "pre-incident" troubleshooters who are deployed to defend specific properties in advance of wildfires

Panel with stakes in clean water adds to coastal habitat plan

A group of nine people with backgrounds and interests in the coastal economy and related water quality issues provided its recommendations for improving the state's Coastal Habitat Protection Plan.

Why Forest Service Chief Randy Moore has hope for America’s forests

Moore, who has been with the Forest Service for 43 years, the last 14 of them in California, seems sanguine about the future of forests and fire-prone towns — if Congress passes an infrastructure package with funding for fire prevention work.

Conoco kicks off oil industry’s carbon shell game

The transaction kicks off what could be a torch-passing ceremony for the fossil fuel industry over the coming months and years from the most environmentally pressured to the least and from the least efficient to the most.