Full story - June 29, 2018
The House and the Senate could have trouble reconciling their two very different versions of the 2018 farm bill.
Full story - June 22, 2018
Humpback whale
Melting Antarctic ice has led to an abundance of krill and with all that food, humpback whales are thriving, with high rates of pregnancy. The question is: How long can this last?
Full story - June 29, 2018
Broiler chickens
Organic foods are becoming more popular every year in the US. But when it comes to basic commodity grains like corn and soy, American farmers have been slow to go organic, so imports are meeting the demand.
Full story - July 01, 2018
The overall catch from lobstering in Maine was down 16.4 percent in 2017 from the year before. Those who catch lobsters for a living in the state are hoping that downfall does not continue in 2018.
The lobster industry has always been an up-and-down business, but a new book looks into how global warming is adding to that already uncertain rollercoaster.
Full story - June 29, 2018
Snow is blown off of the calving front off of Thurston Island in western Antarctica in this photo, taken in November 2014. New findings show the western side of Antarctica to be more vulnerable to warming oceans — and increased ice loss — than first thoug
When it came to figuring how much ice loss was taking place over the last five years in Antarctica, they knew it was a bad situation — but they did not realize it was this bad.
Full story - June 15, 2018
Westlake Chemical
Under its new interpretation of the Toxic Substances Control Act, EPA has decided to focus its investigations into chemical safety solely on the risks of direct exposure, which will exclude risk analysis based on exposure through air, water and soil.
Full story - June 23, 2018
Mastodons (this one on display at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles) are just a small part of the story of how humans first migrated to the Americas 15,000 years ago — or longer.
When it comes to the first people arriving in the Americas during the Ice Age from Asia, Craig Childs says it is a "blank space" in the collective memory of most Americans. His newest book fills up that space with firsthand adventures and exploration.
Full story - June 21, 2018
Protestors hold up signs at a rally against a proposed Kinder Morgan oil pipeline expansion on Burnaby Mountain in 2014 in British Columbia. In late May, the Canadian government announced it would fund an expansion project for the Kinder Morgan Trans Moun
When Justin Trudeau was elected as the prime minister of Canada in 2015 he did so on a platform that pledged to reform the country's environmental laws. Recent news of the Canadian government agreeing to fund a sands oil pipeline extension has many who voted for him questioning his motives.
Full story - June 08, 2018
Salem and Hope Creek nuclear plants
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy recently signed into law subsidies for two aging nuclear power plants. Some say the deal will help New Jersey meet its climate protection goals, but others have criticized the measure.
Full story - June 08, 2018
C-CHANGE group photo
Focusing on climate change's public health impacts can make the world a healthier place, protect our children's lives, build a stronger economy and help to create a more sustainable and just future, McCarthy believes.