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Scott Pruitt, head of the Environmental Protection Agency, is appearing before lawmakers Thursday on Capitol Hill to discuss a string of accusations of misconduct against him.
If we don’t commit more state resources to teaching people how to recycle properly, writes Miles Howard, we’re going to pay for that negligence with our wallets and our health.
A plan to charge drivers a fee for picking up or dropping off passengers at Boston's Logan International Airport has been rejected by the agency overseeing the airport.
Water managers and fire forecasters throughout the West are already sounding the alarm about low snowpack in the southern Rocky Mountains.
Two big reports on air pollution. One looks at the wold and the other zeroes in on California. We'll look at the big takeaways, and more.
"When something like this happens — and it’s the worst day I've had, certainly the worst day in the sport that I've had — I'm scared to tell people," Blair...
"The Overstory" is an epic novel that reimagines our living world and explores humanity's place in it.
Archaeological sites on New Hampshire's coast are being lost to rising tides.
Climate change is having an impact on the timetable for the migration and breeding of songbirds.
The U.S. Geological Survey released the results Wednesday of a simulated 7.0 magnitude earthquake near Oakland.
Twenty-one tribes in Washington state say hundreds of pipes are blocking salmon from spawning grounds. But the state says fixing them would be too expensive.
At stake is the future of roughly 5,000 square miles off the coast of Massachusetts called the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts.
The nearly decade-old carbon-trading scheme limits greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuel-fired power plants in New England, New York, Maryland, and Delaware.
Running across sea ice in subzero temperatures in the Russian Arctic might not be everybody's idea of a good time. But that's what around 1,000 people did recently.
A handful of companies are planning to turn the U.S. abundance of natural gas into liquid, put it on ships and send it around the world.
Conservationists in Tanzania's Tarangire National Park have learned a 57-year-old elephant gave birth to twins in August 2017.
How to prepare for the Big One. A seismologist looks at lessons from history—from as far back as Pompeii.
Though he became blind in his teens, Erik Weihenmayer didn't let his lack of sight prevent him from summitting Mount Everest or kayaking the Grand Canyon.
WBUR meteorologist Dave Epstein discusses weather conditions for Boston's marathon runners and spectators.
Ben Kilham has been raising orphaned black bears for more than 25 years. A new documentary shows how he's also working with orphaned panda cubs in China.