Ida’s aftermath shows the risks of petrochemical production in a hurricane zone

NORCO, LOUISIANA — More than 72 hours after Hurricane Ida made landfall, plumes of dark black smoke were still increasing from 4 towers at the Shell plant in Norco,... Read more »

After decades of waiting, Indigenous peoples are finally getting a say in global conservation policy

The General Assembly of the International Union for Conservation of Nature, or IUCN, will collect next week to shape a cumulative method to secure the world’s significantly at-risk plants... Read more »

Can burying power lines prevent California’s next big wildfire?

On July 18, California’s Pacific Gas & Electric exposed that its electrical devices may have stimulated the Dixie Fire, a blaze that has actually considering that ended up being... Read more »

Welcome to the Pyrocene

This piece is adjusted from the upcoming book The Pyrocene: How We Created an Age of Fire, and What Happens Next, which will be released by University of California... Read more »

Here’s what the census results mean for Biden’s efforts to clean up air and water

Much of the work of environmental justice — the fights to clean up the air and provide higher entry to inexperienced space — is about convincing these with political... Read more »

The environmental justice logic behind Cori Bush’s fight for the eviction moratorium

Cori Bush understands the violence that can come from homelessness — and how it so frequently starts with eviction. Local studies have actually discovered that anywhere from 12 percent... Read more »

Plant-based metal? The mining industry could get a sustainable makeover.

Malaysia’s Kinabalu Park, which surrounds Mount Kinabalu, the 20th-largest peak worldwide, is house to a nickel mine like none other. In lieu of heavy equipment, plumes of sulfur dioxide,... Read more »

A Florida city wanted to move away from fossil fuels. The state just made sure it couldn’t.

This reporting by Livescience.Tech and ADAPT is a cooperation in collaboration with Floodlight. In January, Tampa was set to end up being the 12th city in Florida to set... Read more »

A stronger electricity grid is crucial to cutting carbon. Does that make it green?

This story is part of the series Getting to Zero: Decarbonizing Cascadia, which checks out the course to low-carbon energy for British Columbia, Washington, and Oregon. This task is produced... Read more »

Climate change is making poison ivy stronger and itchier

Poison ivy is a component of the landscape in eastern North America and parts of Asia. The poisonous, rash-causing weed grows in rocky protrusions, open fields, and at the... Read more »