As ocean oxygen levels dip, fish face an uncertain future
Global warming not only increases ocean temperatures — it triggers a cascade of effects that are stripping the seas of oxygen. Fish are already moving to new waters in search of oxygen, and scientists are warning of the long-term threat to fish species and marine ecosystems.
As the nation’s second-largest reservoir recedes, a once-drowned ecosystem emerges
Lake Powell reached record low levels, revealing a landscape that environmentalists call a "lost national park."
Meet the women working to grow local food systems on U.S. island territories
On island territories, where most food is imported, achieving a level of food sovereignty is becoming more urgent due to climate change.
Frustrated by outdated grids, consumers are lobbying for control of their electricity
Climate change is spurring interest in remaking local infrastructure to accommodate renewable energy, minimize power failures, and expand consumer choice.
It will cost up to $21.5 billion to clean up California’s oil sites. The industry won’t make enough money to pay for it.
An expert used California regulators’ methodology to estimate the cost of cleaning up the state’s onshore oil and gas industry. The study found that cleanup costs will be triple the industry’s projected profits.
Rural electric co-ops to get nearly $11 billion in federal funds for clean energy grants, loans
The programs are meant to put rural electric cooperatives on equal footing with larger privately owned companies.
Montana’s new anti-climate law may be the most aggressive in the nation
The legislation, signed into law last week, is even more restrictive than North Carolina’s infamous 2012 law that prohibited policymakers from considering sea-level rise projections.
Income-based electric bills: The newest utility fight in California
A state law calling for utility bills to be based on household income could drive adoption of EVs and heat pumps — or punish rooftop solar and efficiency.
Texas’ water infrastructure is broken, jeopardizing quality and supply for a growing state
On a daily basis, water managers in cities across the state move from crisis to crisis hoping to keep the water flowing to residents.