Why Boulder and Flagstaff are enlisting cities to suck carbon out of the atmosphere

In the summertime of 2020, the liberal city board of Flagstaff, Arizona, passed a resolution to attain carbon neutrality by 2030, entrusting the city’s sustainability workplace with figuring out... Read more »

What overturning Roe v. Wade means for pregnant people in pollution hotspots

For numerous pregnant people in Baytown, Texas, there aren’t a lot of alternatives. That’s not simply in regards to looking for services for reproductive health like abortion care, although... Read more »

An oil train is set to destroy pristine Utah mountains. Why won’t Biden stop it?

This story was initially printed by Mother Jones and is reproduced right here as a part of the Climate Desk collaboration. In the journal from his legendary 1869 expedition... Read more »

Ending the sale of gas cars by 2030 was a radical idea. What changed?

Four years back, Nicole Macri, a Washington state agent from Seattle, satisfied Matthew Metz for coffee. Metz had actually established Coltura, a company promoting for the end of gas,... Read more »

Batteries are getting cheap. So why aren’t electric vehicles?

If the world has actually found out something from the adoption of wind, solar, and other green innovations over the previous 20 years, it’s this: Clean energy tends to... Read more »

European electric car makers have a Russian nickel problem

About 2 weeks after Russia gotten into Ukraine, a metal that plays a crucial function in batteries for electric lorries, or EVs, was thrust unexpectedly into the spotlight. On... Read more »

They derailed climate action for a decade. And bragged about it.

In 1989, simply as leaders around the globe were beginning to believe seriously about taking on international warming, the National Association of Manufacturers put together a group of corporations... Read more »

EPA to investigate racial discrimination in Louisiana’s ‘Cancer Alley’

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is checking out grievances that Louisiana’s health and ecological companies victimized Black locals when evaluating air contamination allows.  The 2 grievances, submitted in January... Read more »

The little-known open-source community behind the government’s new environmental justice tool

In February, the White House released a beta variation of its new environmental justice screening tool, a critical action towards attaining the administration’s environment and equity objectives. The interactive... Read more »

Biden administration lines up $3 billion so low-income families can retrofit their homes

Low-earnings families will have the ability to lower their energy costs with $3.16 billion in moneying for house retrofits provided by the Biden administration on Wednesday. The relocation will... Read more »