Biden’s big climate pledge: can it succeed, and what noticeable changes could it bring?

The administration has pledged to cut US emissions by half by 2030, one of the most ambitious goals for a developed country

How Risk From Climate Change Will Reshape Flood Insurance In N.H. and New England

Amid Expanded Covid-19 Vaccine Eligibility, Signs Emerge of Slowing Demand

With vaccine eligibility having expanded to every American age 16 and older, there are signs that supply may be outstripping demand and the pace of vaccinations is slowing.

Is 2021 the year to venture back to America’s national parks?

As families plan trips, questions to consider include Covid risks, crowding and staffing shortages

Trudeau pressured to adopt tougher emissions target for Biden climate summit

What Doomed the Great City of Cahokia? Not Ecological Hubris, Study Says

Excavations at the city, famous for its pre-Columbian mounds, challenge the idea that residents destroyed the city through wood clearing.

Pembina pauses development of Oregon Jordan Cove LNG plant

The strange, amazing stories behind six everyday plants

Did you know that tomatoes respond to a high C note? Or that the prickly pear made red fabric popular, and yams helped create the contraceptive pill?

Carbon capture and “dimming” the sun: Climate geoengineering poses technical and ethical dilemmas

Climate crisis: Researchers fear global tipping points already here