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E.P.A. Is Letting Cities Dump More Raw Sewage Into Rivers for...

The Environmental Protection Agency has made it easier for cities to keep dumping raw sewage into rivers by letting them delay or otherwise change...

Lab Turns Trash Into Valuable Graphene In A Flash

Scientists are using high-energy pulses of electricity to turn any source of carbon into turbostratic graphene in an instant. The process promises environmental benefits...

Global Heating May Lead To Wine Shortage

From wildfires to rising tides, the climate crisis is already bringing many threats. Now scientists say it may also bring a shortage of many...

Antarctica Melting: Journey To The ‘Doomsday Glacier’

Sediment sweeps past the camera as Icefin, a bright yellow remotely operated robot submarine, moves tentatively forward under the ice. Then the waters begin...

Phoenix Tries To Reverse Its ‘Silent Storm’ Of Heat Deaths

There is a moment as heatstroke sets in when the body, no longer able to cool itself, stops sweating. Joey Azuela remembers it well....

Sainsbury’s Targets 2040 For Net Zero Emissions, Criticises UK Goal

Sainsbury's committed itself on Tuesday (Jan 28) to have net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040, a decade ahead of the British government's own...

Learn How Changes To The Clean Water Act Could Hurt Your...

The Environmental Protection Agency has made moves to shrink national water protections for two years. In July 2017, the EPA and Army Corps formally...

The EU’s “Green Deal” Can’t Be Business As Usual. Tackling The...

It’s time to call incremental change, when it comes to tackling our environmental and climate crises, dead. Plastic straw bans won’t cut it anymore...

Climate Hazard Scientists Connect 2018’s Four Corners Drought Directly To Human-Caused...

The western United States has experienced such intense droughts over the past decade that technical descriptions are becoming inadequate. In many places, conditions are...

USC Earth Scientists and AI Researchers Join Forces on New Semantic...

Sometimes the most unrelated things can produce the most innovative results. Take, for instance, aikido—a Japanese martial art that can be translated as the...

2019 Was the Second-Hottest Year Ever, Closing Out the Warmest Decade

The past decade was the hottest on record, government researchers announced on Wednesday, the latest sign of global warming’s grip on the planet. And...

Trump Watered Down Environmental Laws After BP Lobbying, Letters Reveal

BP successfully lobbied the Trump administration to dilute a key US environmental law, making it easier to build oil and gas projects with fewer...

Climate Change Is Causing ‘Eco-Anxiety’ ― Here’s What We Can Do

The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists ticked the hands of its symbolic Doomsday Clock closer to midnight to reflect the impending threats from nuclear weapons...

Emissions Of Potent Greenhouse Gas Have Grown, Contradicting Reports Of Huge...

Despite reports that global emissions of the potent greenhouse gas, , were almost eliminated in 2017, an international team of scientists, led by the...

Make Big Polluters Pay For Mass Tree Planting, Officials Say

The planting of 100m trees a year in the UK to tackle the climate emergency could be paid for by new carbon levies on...

Cut Meat And Dairy Intake ‘By A Fifth’, Report Urges

People should cut the amount of beef, lamb and dairy produce they eat by a fifth to combat climate change, a report says. It says...

Trump Administration Cuts Back Federal Protections For Streams And Wetlands

The Environmental Protection Agency is dramatically reducing the amount of U.S. waterways that get federal protection under the Clean Water Act — a move...

Factbox: Climate Change Plans Of The Leading U.S. Democratic Candidates

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The leading Democratic candidates all believe climate change is an existential threat to the planet and have vowed to bring U.S....

China’s Zero-Waste Activists Fight Overconsumption

BEIJING: Parcels piled high at sorting centres and drivers speeding down bike lanes to deliver takeout lunches are ubiquitous sights in urban China, where...

A Red Tide Devastated Florida Marine Life For 16 Months. Why?

The Florida Problem: A Special Report. Struggling crops. Salty aquifers. Invading wildlife. Piles of dead fish. The Sunshine State feels the squeeze of environmental...

Bulgarian Government Faces No-Confidence Vote Over Water Crisis

Bulgaria’s government faces a no-confidence vote in parliament as taps run dry for thousands of people near Sofia. The motion was filed by Bulgarian...

Despite Less Ozone Pollution, Not All Plants Benefit

Breathe easy: Concentrations of ozone in the air have decreased over large parts of the country in the past several decades. But not too...

Stanford Biologists Help Solve Fungi Mysteries

Pine forests are chock full of wild animals and plant life, but there's an invisible machine underground...

Things We Can Do: The Big Picture

We get a lot of mail from readers who want to know how they can shrink their environmental footprints. That’s why we started the...

Spain’s New Left-Wing Government Declares Climate Change Emergency

Spain‘s new left-wing government has declared a climate change emergency and said it will unveil ambitious measures to cut carbon emissions.

Australia Wildfires Unleash Millions Of Tons Of Carbon Dioxide

The historic wildfires in Australia likely unleashed about 900 million tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, equivalent to nearly double the country’s total...

Sea Level Rise Could Reshape The United States, Trigger Migration Inland

A new study uses machine learning to project migration patterns resulting from sea-level rise. Researchers found the impact of rising oceans will ripple across...

Non-Violent Groups On UK Counter-Terror List Threaten Legal Action

Animal Aid, CND and Extinction Rebellion among those saying rights violated...

Space Mission To Reveal ‘Truths’ About Climate Change

A UK-led satellite aims to get an absolute measurement of the light reflected off Earth's surface...
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