2017-03-25T09:00-05:00A Louisiana town plagued by pollution shows why cuts to the EPA will be measured in illness and death.
2017-03-25T09:00-05:00The vote, by the California Air Resources Board, is the boldest indication yet of California’s plan to stand up to President Trump’s agenda.
2017-03-25T09:00-05:00This was California before smog control.
2017-03-25T09:00-05:00Some say it’s better corrosion control. Others say it’s getting lead service lines out of the system altogether. But many observers agree that current federal regulations are totally inadequate.
2017-03-25T09:00-05:00A two-year-old civil war has severely restricted the flow of food into the main Yemeni cargo ports of Hodeidah and Salif on the Red Sea.
2017-03-25T09:00-05:00Hazardous, heavily polluting tanneries, with workers as young as 14, supplied leather to companies that make shoes and handbags for a host of Western brands, a nonprofit group that investigates supply chains says.
2017-03-25T09:00-05:00Erie County's winter was so mild that deer ticks spent much of the season searching for a blood meal instead of going dormant or dying.
2017-03-25T09:00-05:00Coca-Cola and PepsiCo's efforts to stop illegal land seizures by sugar suppliers in Brazil have made progress but Coke has had the greater impact and its competitor needs to do more, a World Bank conference heard this week.
2017-03-25T09:00-05:00Toyota is road testing a radical idea to clean up California's troublesome air pollution problem by using advertising billboards to act as giant filters.
2017-03-25T09:00-05:00China’s annual Lianghui rarely disappoints as a source of new buzzwords. But this year, the meeting of the National People’s Congress and the National People’s Political Consultative Conference instead saw the revival of one that’s been around for a few years.
2017-03-25T09:00-05:00Michigan officials say drastic staffing and budget cuts to the Environment Protection Agency could, among other things, hobble the state's ability to monitor for pollutants like sulfur dioxide, mercury and ozone in the air, and chemicals, nutrients and bacteria in state waters.
2017-03-25T09:00-05:00Wrasse help remove lice from salmon, enabling farmers to use fewer pesticides. But escalating demand for these fish could be disrupting important wild ecosystems.
2017-03-25T09:00-05:00An unexpected coral bleaching event in the South China Sea shows that reefs can heat up substantially more than the surrounding ocean.
2017-03-25T09:00-05:00For the 11th year running, cities worldwide will turn their lights off Saturday to mark Earth Hour in a global call to action on climate change.
2017-03-25T09:00-05:00The energy company celebrated the news and announced it was dropping legal challenges against the U.S. government.
2017-03-25T09:00-05:00Speaking yesterday to a like-minded crowd of climate change doubters and skeptics, the chairman of the science committee in the U.S. House of Representatives acknowledged that the committee is now a tool to advance his political agenda.
2017-03-25T09:00-05:00Once people know how little the U.S. spends on science, they support more funding.
2017-03-25T09:00-05:00A look at Air-Ink, an innovative company that turns air pollution into ink.
2017-03-25T09:00-05:00Some fancy science, that's what.
2017-03-25T09:00-05:00The decision to switch to a cheaper, less-effective treatment chemical was likely a major contributor to the recent spike in lead levels in Pittsburgh's drinking water.
2017-03-25T09:00-05:00If we’re serious about climate change and carbon emissions, then we’re going to have to get serious about nuclear power. And to do that, we’re going to need the Yucca Mountain repository for nuclear waste.
2017-03-25T09:00-05:00The crisis - and yes, it is a crisis - demands a real commitment on the part of our leaders to keep our children's bodies safe as we nurture their minds.
2017-03-25T09:00-05:00Despite the known risks of asbestos exposure, it continues to be used, and asbestos-related cancer deaths have increased.
2017-03-25T09:00-05:00Homeowners, community members, school gardeners, farmers—everyone can help.
2017-03-25T09:00-05:00Tuberculosis transmitted from animals to humans is a growing concern in poor countries.
2017-03-24T09:00-05:00The announcement Friday by the State Department followed a 60-day review that was set in motion as one of the first acts of President Trump’s tenure.
2017-03-24T09:00-05:00Historically the source of many conflicts, water grabbing is the control and theft of water resources by the powerful, often at the expense of local populations and ecosystems. It can result in dispossession, displacement and ecological destruction.
2017-03-24T09:00-05:00Turning sewage into something clean enough to release into a river requires multiple stages of treatment.
2017-03-24T09:00-05:00Neighbors often complain about water pollution despite efforts.
2017-03-24T09:00-05:00Residents say the Santan River in East Kalimantan, once a vital source of clean water, has been severely degraded by a coal mine.