by Jeff Spross Posted on August 21, 2014
California likely faces three feet of sea level rise by the end of the century, along with billions in damage to its economy, according to a report from the state's legislature.
by Ari Phillips Posted on August 21, 2014
Every year the U.S. produces 140 million tons of coal ash pollution, the toxic by-product that is left over after the coal is burned.
by Joe Romm Posted on August 20, 2014
The U.K.’s Advertising Standards Authority has barred Peabody Energy from using the term “clean coal” to imply coal is emission-free or “the solution for better, longer and healthier lives.”
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by Emily Atkin Posted on August 20, 2014
Doctors and other health professionals called for an independent investigation into the claims, and reform of the Pennsylvania health department's response procedures.
by Jeff Spross Posted on August 20, 2014
"Without supervision of distribution, appropriative water rights are meaningless: We do not have a coherent system for allocating water."
by Katie Valentine Posted on August 20, 2014
Other states have rejected radioactive fracking waste due to stricter regulations.
More than 2,500 small earthquakes have hit Oklahoma in the past five years, and scientists have linked nearly all of them to the process of hydraulic fracturing.
by Tom Kenworthy Posted on August 20, 2014
Though the issue won't appear on the November ballot, the battle over oil and gas operations in Colorado is far from over.
Officials shut down 15 miles of the river and closed intake valves to prevent the fuel from entering drinking water supplies.
by Katie Valentine Posted on August 19, 2014
The floods come in the middle of Arizona's monsoon season.