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A project at Harvard Medical School could one day help reduce a cause of global warming.
Congress is required to reauthorize the program — which is nearly $25 billion in debt — every five years, and its next deadline is the end of September.
The Plum Island shoreline is a case study in the complexities of human-caused climate change interacting locally with man-made structures and coastal development.
Changes like rising temperatures and sea levels are making some young people think twice about having children.
The bipartisan vote to extend the state's climate change law through 2030 was a major victory for Gov. Jerry Brown.
A proposed natural gas pipeline would cut through a portion of the Appalachian Trail in Virginia. We'll look at what the impacts could be.
The Yellowstone Grizzly has been taken off the threatened species list. Many conservationists say that’s a big mistake.
The wildlife biologist sends us an audio postcard from a remote Mayan village with a taste of the generations-old process.
A heavy thunderstorm upstream caused raging waters full of debris to flood the Cold Springs Swimming Hole, about 100 miles from Phoenix.
America's shale boom is helping create a growing network of natural gas pipelines, sparking protests from landowners and environmentalists.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has called in the National Guard and issued a curfew for the city of Burlington.
Don Jr.’s emails. FBI nominee says heck no to a loyalty pledge. GOP stares down failure on health care bill. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
Scientists say the iceberg weighs more than a trillion tons — and has twice the volume of water as Lake Erie.
We take a walk around Walden Pond with biologist Richard Primack, who uses Thoreau’s records to look for effects of climate change on area wildlife.
Thousands of people have been forced to evacuate, and fires are threatening buildings and important infrastructure.
Pruitt is rapidly realizing much of President Trump's environmental agenda, having already delayed or reversed dozens of initiatives from water pollution protections to pesticide controls.
If you have some time to get away this summer, which lakes around the country should you visit?
Energy Secretary Rick Perry is preparing a draft order that would require utilities to buy some electricity supply from coal-fired or nuclear power plants.
Coal states are pouring millions of dollars into clean coal research, hoping to capture carbon dioxide created by burning coal and find ways to put those emissions to use.
If you've received what looks like junk mail from your city or town about your electricity recently, you might want to take another look before you toss it out.