After years of having difficulty passing legislation relating to greenhouse gas emissions, a group consisting of both Democrats and Republicans believe they have a plan that can make their constituents happy.
A federal Judge has temporarily halted the Bayou Bridge Pipeline on environmental grounds. The pipeline would cut across Louisiana’s pristine Atchafalaya Basin in order to connect the Dakota Access Pipeline to the Gulf coast.
President Obama vetoed a bill that would approve construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, but that still doesn't mean the project is officially dead. But with collapsed oil prices and a world moving away from fossil fuels, would Keystone's builders eventually regret it if they do win approval?
Texas is the biggest climate polluter in the U.S. It’s also is also extremely vulnerable to some of the impacts of climate change. But the state’s most prominent politicians say they don't believe that climate change is real. It all adds up to a big problem for Texas and the rest of us.
With hundreds of years of experience behind them, the Netherlands are still pioneering ways to protect its communities from flooding. And as climate change makes flooding more of a global concern, other countries are paying attention to Dutch innovations.
A pair of researchers in Florida developed a startling hypothesis over a round of golf: Tracking fish could tell us more about meteorological patterns around the world. Two years later, that hypothesis is bearing out, with great impacts for science.
The popular crayfish, perhaps better known in some corners as the crawfish, is on the move. The red swamp crayfish is invading, with some outside assistance, Washington State lakes and pushing out native species.
To guard against future hurricanes, engineers will have to rethink New Orleans' flawed protection system. Scientists are looking not just at man-made defenses, but also, to restoring Louisiana's wetlands as natural storm barriers.
To guard against future hurricanes, engineers will have to rethink New Orleans' flawed protection system. Scientists are looking not just at man-made defenses, but also to restoring Louisiana's wetlands as natural storm barriers.
The Chalmette Vista neighborhood outside New Orleans sits on the fence line of an oil refinery. Many former residents
haven't returned since the floods of Hurricane Katrina. New technology that measures pollution is showing that current Chalmette resident
Conservation groups are helping the US Fish and Wildlife service to relocate sea turtle nests from the Gulf of Mexico to the Atlantic Coast. They hope that this will protect most of this year's turtle hatchlings who would otherwise stand little chance of
The oil in the Gulf isn't just poisoning the water. It's also poisoning the air. The EPA has been monitoring air quality along the Gulf coast widely since the spill began, but a local advocacy group, the Louisiana Bucket Brigade, says its data has gaps.
The road to recovery for the Gulf of Mexico starts with the wetlands. Conservationists and state officials say a long-term, large-scale plan to restore Louisiana's marshes is the way to heal the damage.