Manchin’s opposition to Build Back Better bill undercuts Biden’s climate agenda

The legislation included hundreds of billions for electric-vehicle charging stations, as well as tax credits for wind and solar projects.

How melting sea ice increases wildfire risk in the Northwest

Northwest researchers have found climate conditions in one part of the world can cause climate changes far away.

Video Commentary: How Chicago’s transit agency is fighting climate change

electric city bus

One of the ways Chicago is seeking to become a sustainable city is by transitioning a fleet of 1,900 buses to renewable electric energy by 2040. 

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Omaha utility and environmentalists agree on the path to net-zero — but not the timeline

Omaha Public Power District's Nebraska City Station.

The Omaha Public Power District and the Sierra Club each recently released analyses showing that the utility can transition from fossil fuels without burdening customers. The big difference: can they do it by 2035 or 2050?

Omaha utility and environmentalists agree on the path to net-zero — but not the timeline is an article from Energy News Network, a nonprofit news service covering the clean energy transition. If you would like to support us please make a donation.

‘What we need is multiple solutions’ to solve water crisis

A major conference on Colorado River water issues last week in Las Vegas revealed signs of progress in protecting the West’s dwindling water supply, notably a new agreement between Nevada, Arizona and California that will ease the burden on Lake Mead.

In ‘Desperate,’ a Reporter Dives Deep Into Dirty Water

Kris Maher, who writes about the environmental problems facing a county in West Virginia, talks about how working on his book changed his understanding of Appalachia.

Unleashed by Warming, Underground Debris Fields Threaten to ‘Crush’ Alaska’s Dalton Highway and the Alaska Pipeline – Inside Climate News

When Alaska state engineer Jeff Currey heard about frozen debris lobes inching toward the Dalton Highway, the first thing that flashed in his mind’s eye was the campy 1958 horror movie “The Blob.” This thing called a debris lobe sounded farfetched to Currey, who has worked 21 years for the Alaska Department of Transportation and […]

Shrinking Western Arctic caribou herd prompts discussion about future hunting restrictions

One of the largest caribou herds in the state has shrunk by 23% since 2019. Wildlife managers and Northwest Alaska residents are trying to strike a balance between protecting subsistence harvests and ensuring the herd’s long-term survival.

EV auto pioneer reflects on the past and future

Plug’n Drive CEO’s journey to sustainability is not over yet.

Biden’s Build Back Better plan is on ice. Here’s what that means for you