“The chemical plants are really having a ball with this hurricane,” says Sharon Lavigne, a local activist who has been fighting to stop pollution in a highly toxic area of southern Louisiana.
Black residents in Louisiana communities hit hard by Hurricane Ida have been fighting for environmental justice there for decades. Hurricane Ida made their task even harder.
A major Alaska drilling project that would tap into 600 million barrels of oil has been put on hold by a federal judge.
An intricate web of roots and fungi connects life in an old growth forest, allowing ancient “mother trees” to nourish and protect their kin. In her new book, “Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest,” ecologist Suzanne Simard reveals what she’s discovered about these connections through decades of experiments with trees.
As a slew of extreme weather events hit the headlines, the evidence of climate disruption is becoming undeniable. One climate expert warns that humanity is headed for dangerous thresholds of climate disruptions that would be beyond our ability to adapt.
“Once There Were Wolves” tells a mysterious tale about a woman-led team working to reintroduce wolves to the Scottish Highlands, the people who confront them, and the deadly toll of domestic abuse.
Ford’s F-Series pickup trucks are the best-selling vehicles in the United States. Now the all-electric version of the popular F-150 is the talk of the auto industry.
Don't like the deafening sound of 17-year cicadas? Try eating one. You may fall in love.
Trillions of cicadas, underground for the last 17 years, have emerged in numerous eastern and midwestern states to spend a few days above ground climbing onto trees and walls, mating and making a wonderful ruckus.
Teens and kids will feel the impact global warming more keenly than older generations — and many of them are choosing to act now to stop it.