For more than a year now, the Pacific Ocean has been without La Niña or El Niño. In its place is La Nada, which could be a lot more extreme than it sounds.
To shrink your airborne carbon footprint, stick with smaller carriers that serve regional geographic areas. (And probably don't fly Allegiant Air.)
Californian legislation that was going to restrict fracking has been lobbied and amended so it gives drillers free passes on environmental laws.
The Food & Drug Administration tested 1,300 samples of rice and found arsenic in them all, but only in very small amounts.
BP vented 500,000 pounds of chemicals from a refinery in 2010. Now it's being sued by neighbors who had to breathe that carcinogenic cocktail.
Instead of trying to pump out all floodwater, officials want to corral it into areas that serve as parks during drier times. Rain gardens, bioswales, and canals will help too.
The childhood obesity rate in the U.S. appears to have plateaued, but the prevalence of "extreme obesity" continues to rise.
She argues that mainstream environmentalists are too tied to the neoliberal agenda to embrace the huge shifts needed to tackle climate change.
Michael Bloomberg, Tom Steyer, and Hank Paulson are teaming up to launch a big bipartisan climate initiative next month.