environmental news

Houston under boil water advisory following power outage at purification plant
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner
H2O no!

Houston under boil water advisory following power outage at purification plant

World's 1st hydrogen-powered jet engine could mark turning point for aviation industry
A Rolls-Royce engine seen during an airshow.
Flying High

World's 1st hydrogen-powered jet engine could mark turning point for aviation industry

The 'hard truths' of our climate failures
Earth.
Briefing

The 'hard truths' of our climate failures

World population hits 8 billion this week
Crowd overhead
lost in the crowd

World population hits 8 billion this week

Should you even bother throwing plastic in the recycling bin?
Earth.
Briefing

Should you even bother throwing plastic in the recycling bin?

What climate initiatives were on the midterm ballot?
NY voting booths
Green Schemes

What climate initiatives were on the midterm ballot?

EPA says water in Jackson, Mississippi, is safe to drink
Water treatment plant in Jackson, Mississippi
Drink up

EPA says water in Jackson, Mississippi, is safe to drink

The consequences of a plastic-filled world
Earth.
Briefing

The consequences of a plastic-filled world

Scientists call for ocean to be legally treated as a living being
Ocean with sea foam
Righting the ocean

Scientists call for ocean to be legally treated as a living being

The Supreme Court could limit federal protection against water pollution
Priest Lake
Streaming issue

The Supreme Court could limit federal protection against water pollution

Biden appoints 1st diplomat dedicated to biodiversity
Landmark Leaders' Event
Tree cheers!

Biden appoints 1st diplomat dedicated to biodiversity

The real cost of fast fashion
Earth.
Briefing

The real cost of fast fashion

The new normal of 'weather whiplash'
Flood destruction.
Briefing

The new normal of 'weather whiplash'

EPA aims to label 2 'forever chemicals' as hazardous
Mississippi river.
forever falls apart

EPA aims to label 2 'forever chemicals' as hazardous

Germany launches the world's first hydrogen-powered trains
A hydrogen-powered train
Traveling green

Germany launches the world's first hydrogen-powered trains

2022's extreme weather
Earth.
Briefing

2022's extreme weather

Getting started with sustainable landscaping
A backyard.
Briefing

Getting started with sustainable landscaping

Should Biden declare a national climate emergency?
Joe Biden
Briefing

Should Biden declare a national climate emergency?

Why experts are so worried about 'forever chemicals'
Chemicals.
Briefing

Why experts are so worried about 'forever chemicals'

The global movement to give nature 'rights'
Scales.
Briefing

The global movement to give nature 'rights'

Plastics everywhere
Plastic.
Briefing

Plastics everywhere

John Oliver explores tragic costs of environmental racism
John Oliver
Johnsplaining

John Oliver explores tragic costs of environmental racism

Southern California officials declare emergency drought regulations
Dam
Water Shortage

Southern California officials declare emergency drought regulations

5 green solutions for Earth Day
Earth.
Feature

5 green solutions for Earth Day

Biden ends moratorium on federal drilling leases
Oil rig in New Mexico
drill, baby, drill

Biden ends moratorium on federal drilling leases

I love cars, but I want higher gas prices right now
The White House.
Picture of Jeva LangeJeva Lange

I love cars, but I want higher gas prices right now

Squeamishness about death is hurting the planet
A plant.
Rachel Ashcroft

Squeamishness about death is hurting the planet

Why the Clean Water Act no longer holds water
Dirty water.
Picture of Jeva LangeJeva Lange

Why the Clean Water Act no longer holds water

Humpback whales are thriving in Australian waters
A humpback whale breaches in Sydney, Australia.
good news

Humpback whales are thriving in Australian waters

Court restores protections for gray wolves across much of U.S.
A gray wolf.
a win for the wolves

Court restores protections for gray wolves across much of U.S.

Germany decommissions 3 of its 6 remaining nuke plants
German nuclear power plant
powering down

Germany decommissions 3 of its 6 remaining nuke plants

Climate change is coming for the world's poles
Earth.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

Climate change is coming for the world's poles

The daily business briefing: December 21, 2021
Commuters in L.A.
Business briefing

The daily business briefing: December 21, 2021

The daily business briefing: December 9, 2021
Biden driving an electric Ford F-150 Lightning in May
Business briefing

The daily business briefing: December 9, 2021

10 things you need to know today: December 9, 2021
A vaccine line in Washington, D.C.
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: December 9, 2021