A new EPA proposal is reigniting a debate about what counts as ‘renewable’
The agency wants more ethanol, biogas, and wood pellet power in the nation's fuel mix. But is that actually a good thing?
The US has a new pollution rule for heavy-duty trucks for the first time in 2 decades
Cleaner trucks will mean better air and health for overburdened communities.
California passed a milestone law to stop neighborhood drilling. Now Big Oil has launched its counterattack.
A new fossil fuel-sponsored ballot initiative could reverse a major environmental justice victory.
A rare Nevada flower gets ‘endangered’ status, raising questions for a proposed lithium mine
Can the Biden administration protect Tiehm’s buckwheat while supporting production of a green energy mineral?
New data show Houston-area communities are being flooded with chemicals
"The people there are tired of being studied. We need to take action.”
How a new subsidy for ‘green hydrogen’ could set off a carbon bomb
Using electricity to make hydrogen could be an elegant climate solution — or it could prop up a dirty grid.
California’s two largest cities ban plastic foam
San Diego and Los Angeles join hundreds of municipalities nationwide that are phasing out polystyrene.
EU agrees to ban products linked to deforestation
The new rules will impose strict checks on imported goods, from coffee to chocolate to beef.
Congressional Democrats have a new plan to combat plastic pollution
Proposed legislation would limit plastic production and restrict new petrochemical facilities.
Biden touts methane crackdown at COP27
A new EPA proposal would allow third parties to catch methane "super emitters" red handed.