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The new documentary 'ThuleTuvalu' shows how global warming is transforming lives on opposite sides of the planet.
Hundreds of toxic chemicals fall off the EPA’s radar when they spill into our waterways.
After an abnormally calm September, storms Gonzalo, Fay, and Ana are bringing hurricane season back with a bang.
Those aren’t tree zits. They’re an epidemic of tiny tree-sapping insects spread by climate change.
Agriculture runoff is choking Lake Erie. Are lawmakers finally ready to tell farmers to knock it off?
The EPA’s new oil refinery rules are another half-step toward environmental justice.
The Obama administration is making the financial case for combating global warming. Here’s a primer.
Q&A
The former New York City mayor, now a U.N. special envoy, talks about the vital role our cities play in the climate fight with one of the nation's foremost environmental journalists.
Oil pipeline projects across America are speeding forward without environmental review.
The Minnesota Vikings won’t spring for bird-safe glass for the team’s new $1 billion football stadium on the Mississippi River.
India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi is known as a 'big thinker' when it comes to energy. But in his country's case, could thinking big be a huge mistake?
Your guide to the upcoming slew of activities focused on global warming.
BP’s 'willful misconduct' caused the 2010 Gulf spill, a federal judge rules—one day after a company spokesman blamed the media for exaggerating its impact. In the bayou, it's cold comfort.
California wants you to pay for your plastic bags. (FYI: That’s not an infringement on your constitutional rights.)
Five celebrity ice bucket challenges that are easy on the eyes—and even easier on the water.
A new study says a federal cap-and-trade policy could pay for itself ten times over with health benefits.