2021 Arctic Report Card reveals a (human) story of cascading disruptions, extreme events and global connections

Sea ice is thinning at an alarming rate. Snow is shifting to rain. And humans worldwide are increasingly feeling the impact of what happens in the seemingly distant Arctic.

How powerful is Big Oil? Just ask Regina city council

Nearly a year after Big Oil squared off with Regina’s city council over a proposed amendment to ban fossil fuel companies from sponsoring city buildings or events, a new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives uncovers the playbook used to kill the motion.

When home is a toxic hot spot

More than a thousand people talked to ProPublica about living in hot spots for cancer-causing air pollution. Most never got a warning from the EPA. They are rallying neighbors, packing civic meetings and signing petitions for reform.

Biden Administration Promises Stricter Regulation of Lead in Drinking Water

The administration says it aims to replace all of the lead pipes and service lines in the country, an effort that could cost up to $60 billion.
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Five WWF Pakistan staff monitoring forest protection die in car crash

WWF Pakistan described the victims whose car plunged into a ravine in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as “young and passionate environmentalists”

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Inside Clean Energy: Unpacking California’s Controversial New Rooftop Solar Proposal – Inside Climate News

California regulators released a proposal this week that would drastically reduce the financial benefits of rooftop solar in a state that has done more than any other to nurture the solar industry. This bitter medicine comes in the form of a proposed decision from the California Public Utilities Commission, a document that, in places, reads […]

Blood Glacier and Creative Climate Storytelling for an Uncertain Future

A new eco-horror film highlights how filmmakers, journalists and artists can tell stories about climate change in ways science traditionally has not.

Net Zero Pledges: Can They Get Us Where We Need to Go?

The latest U.N. climate summit resulted in a spate of new net zero pledges. But net zero doesn’t necessarily mean cutting emissions.

California Cities Lead Nation in Clean Energy, New Report Finds

California Cities Lead Nation in Clean Energy, New Report Finds