environmental news

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

Doctors warn climate change is now 'the greatest global health threat facing the world'
Climate activists.
action needed

Doctors warn climate change is now 'the greatest global health threat facing the world'

California had its driest year since 1924
Dry cracked land in California.
climate change

California had its driest year since 1924

Study: 85 percent of global population has been affected by human-induced climate change
Sandbags on a beach in the Maldives protect against rising sea levels.
this is a crisis

Study: 85 percent of global population has been affected by human-induced climate change

Biden to expand 2 Utah national monuments downsized under Trump
Bears Ears National Monument in Utah.
reversals

Biden to expand 2 Utah national monuments downsized under Trump

Birds and marine mammals will be hardest hit by 'very uneven' recovery from Huntington Beach oil spill
Huntington Beach oil spill cleanup.
long-term consequences

Birds and marine mammals will be hardest hit by 'very uneven' recovery from Huntington Beach oil spill

Study: In less than a decade, 14 percent of the world's coral reefs were wiped out
A coral reef with fish.
save the planet

Study: In less than a decade, 14 percent of the world's coral reefs were wiped out

Officials looking into possibility that a ship's anchor caused California oil spill
The oil spill in Orange County, California.
under investigation

Officials looking into possibility that a ship's anchor caused California oil spill

Huge oil spill hits Southern California's Huntington Beach
Oil cleanup off Huntington Beach
Oil spills

Huge oil spill hits Southern California's Huntington Beach

Has the Walton family gained an outsized influence over a crucial environmental crisis?
Colorado River.
how much is too much

Has the Walton family gained an outsized influence over a crucial environmental crisis?

There's a new oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and nobody knows who is responsible
Oil slick
The wrong kind of slick

There's a new oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and nobody knows who is responsible

EPA bans use of pesticide chlorpyrifos on food crops
A person picks broccoli.
'a huge victory'

EPA bans use of pesticide chlorpyrifos on food crops

Biden administration suspends oil, gas leases in Alaska's Arctic refuge
Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
polar bears rejoice

Biden administration suspends oil, gas leases in Alaska's Arctic refuge

House approves measures banning drilling off Atlantic and Pacific coasts
Oil and gas platforms near Santa Barbara, California.
environmental news

House approves measures banning drilling off Atlantic and Pacific coasts

EPA reverses approval for 'cyanide bombs' used to kill wildlife
A coyote.
environmental news

EPA reverses approval for 'cyanide bombs' used to kill wildlife

Brazil's Bolsonaro moves to weaken environmental and Amazon protections
Jair Bolsonaro.
environmental news

Brazil's Bolsonaro moves to weaken environmental and Amazon protections

Trump administration approves 1st oil and gas production facility in federal Arctic waters
The Beaufort Sea.
environmental news

Trump administration approves 1st oil and gas production facility in federal Arctic waters

Court blocks EPA attempt to scrap Obama-era rule against methane emissions
Scott Pruitt.
environmental news

Court blocks EPA attempt to scrap Obama-era rule against methane emissions

Republican bill would sell off 3.3 million acres of national land
An aerial view of Bryce Canyon National Park.
environmental news

Republican bill would sell off 3.3 million acres of national land