US Carbon Emissions Spike in 2018 to Their Highest Levels in Eight Years
A new report estimates that American carbon dioxide emissions rose by 3.4 percent in 2018, due to Trump's policies, cold spells, and economic growth.
Global Carbon Emissions Are Predicted to Hit Record High in 2018
A new report from the Global Carbon Project anticipates an unprecedented rise in carbon dioxide emissions around the world.
The EPA Gave Its Website a Pro-Fracking Makeover
A new report from the Environmental Data & Governance Initiative has chronicled the changes the EPA made to its webpage on fracking.
Air Pollution Killed 600,000 Children in 2016, According to WHO Report
The World Health Organization found that 1.8 billion people under 15 are at risk of respiratory infections due to contaminated air.
New York Sues ExxonMobil for Allegedly Defrauding Investors About Climate Change
NY AG Barbara Underwood said the oil and gas company’s leadership, including former US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, knew about this pattern of fraud for several years.
Climate Change Exacerbates Hurricane Florence as America Becomes World’s Leading Crude Oil Producer
Hurricane Florence will make landfall in the Carolinas on the same day the US Department of Energy announces that the US has likely surpassed Russia and Saudi Arabia in crude oil production.
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Federal Judge Says Courts Can't Hold Oil Companies Responsible for Destroying the Planet
US District Judge William Alsup called the courts an inappropriate venue for dealing with the issue of climate change.
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We Find Out How Renewable Energy Could Finally Overtake Fossil Fuels
Experts are banking on solar and hydrogen fuel as the future of green energy, but it might not be an easy ride.
US Cities are Suing the Fossil Fuel Industry to Stop Irreparable Climate Change Damage
As the Trump administration continues to fawn over the fossil fuel industry rather that job-creating renewable energy, local proponents in New York and California are looking for ways to take up the fight in court.
Washington DC's Sole Source of Drinking Water is Threatened by New Fracking Pipeline
A new pipeline would carry fracked gas from Pennsylvania to West Virginia under the Potomac River, a source of drinking water for around 6 million people, and much of the nation's capital.
Trump Wants to Open Nearly All US Offshore Waters to Drilling
The Trump administration unveiled an unprecedented blueprint for expanding oil and gas drilling in fragile waters.
Drinking Water and Native American Land Threatened by Proposed Pipeline Cutting Across Virginia and North Carolina
A 600-mile underground natural gas pipeline in the Southeast has communities divided and is prompting everyday residents to take action before the deal is done.