Last Build Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:06:00 -0500Copyright: Copyright 2017 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:06:00 -0500California's signature climate plan is under attack from environmental justice groups. Some say the cap-and-trade program hasn't done anything to clean up the air in low-income communities.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 19:53:00 -0500On Thursday morning, law enforcement cleared out the Oceti Sakowin camp in North Dakota, ending a months-long protest against the completion of the nearby Dakota Access Pipeline.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 07:00:00 -0500Some African countries have long witnessed mysterious outbreaks of paralysis. Affected regions are poor and conflict-ridden, where people's main food is a bitter, poisonous variety of cassava.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 04:35:00 -0500A "March for Science" is set for April 22 in Washington, D.C., to show support for evidence-based public policy. But some worry the march will be seen as partisan, and may even undermine sound policy.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 18:03:00 -0500The governor of North Dakota had set Wednesday as the evacuation deadline for the largest protest camp. The Trump administration is allowing the pipeline to be built, despite the protests.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:18:00 -0500Residents were ordered to evacuate overnight after creeks and reservoirs flooded, and won't be allowed home for at least another day.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:28:00 -0500An overview of multiple legal challenges and protests since the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers considered approving a section of the pipeline near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 05:06:00 -0500A warmer climate is melting an ice road on Lake Superior that usually forms in the winter. But increasingly, the ferry connecting an island on the lake with the mainland must run year-round.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:01:00 -0500The idea of plumes of moisture curling above our heads might seem beautiful, but new research shows atmospheric rivers to be among the most damaging of weather systems.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:43:00 -0500China produces 520,000 tons of garbage a day. To get rid of it, the government favors burning it, which harms the environment. One answer: sorting garbage and recycling. But that's proved challenging.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 05:11:00 -0500A team of scientists is flying the globe to track greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. We join a crew over the Arctic as they measure things they say computer models could never pick up.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 04:43:00 -0500Just before leaving office, the Obama administration banned the use of lead ammunition on federal land. Some hunters want President Trump to reverse the ban.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 07:54:00 -0500Reindeer are thought to face a grim future as climate change threatens lichen, a key winter food source. But on one Alaskan island, reindeer have found a new food source, making scientists hopeful.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:51:00 -0500Living by the shore in the age of climate change means managing risk. In the community of Nahant, Mass., residents are trying to decide how to adapt.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:32:00 -0500Scott Pruitt is promising an aggressive rollback of regulations at the Environmental Protection Agency. NPR takes a look at what he's likely to target and the challenges he will face.