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Plastic production is a fossil fuel problem
Managing the climate crisis means diminishing our reliance on both.
What it’s like to drink water that’s 15,000 years old
Ancient aquifers are some of the most important, and delicate, water sources out West.
What we know—and don’t know—about the Huntington Beach oil spill
California is a green-energy icon‚ but the recent spill shows how much work still needs to be done.
Chaos is more predictable than you think
It's a little different than Isaac Newton envisioned.
Extreme heat days have tripled in cities over the past 40 years
Poorer urban residents are most at risk.
300 years of tree rings show just how badly hurricanes have soaked the Carolinas
Analysis of tree ring data suggests storms have slowed down to dump more water on the Carolinas.
This year’s Physics Nobel honors work on the complex systems underlying climate change
From the atomic level to the planetary, these three scientists sorted meaning from chaos.
Midwestern states are paving the way for EV-charging roads
Electric vehicle use has picked up on the coasts, but these new ideas are hoping to bring sustainable travel to the Midwest.
This interactive atlas lets you travel to the future, and past, of climate change
The IPCC just made it easy to access and visualize a ton of data.
A new program will incentivize utility companies to tap clean sources, and that’s not the only good news
The clean energy plan rewards utilities that change their ways—and punishes those who don't.