The mandatory move imposed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture on most of the workers at two vital research agencies has been criticized as a "blatant attack on science."
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The disaster relief agency issued new guidlines to help city leaders cope with rising global temperatures.
A new study from the Florida Keys shows that a lot of the stress on corals comes from local sources, providing hope that community action can help save them.
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The shipping industry is starting to move away from pollutant-intensive heavy fuel oil. Scientists and private companies are betting on a clean replacement technology: hydrogen fuel cells.
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Frustrated with federal inaction, states such as New Hampshire, are taking their own measures against a class of pollutants known as "forever chemicals"
Trade wars, climate change and slowing economic growth can mean severe trouble. So what’s a long-term investor to do?
Wildfires and hurricanes are pushing chemicals into the environment, with health effects that scientists are just beginning to understand.
The Government Accountability Office found that the administration “did not consistently ensure” that appointees to E.P.A. advisory boards met federal ethics requirements.
Maersk, the world's largest container shipping company, has set a massive goal for itself: going carbon neutral by 2050. This would be good for the world. But how would it be good for the bottom line?
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“Sun & Sea (Marina),” which won the top prize at this year’s Venice Biennale, portrays a deceptively relaxing day at the beach.
An attempt by the new conservative mayor of Madrid to roll back the city's innovative vehicle pollution controls has Spanish environmentalists fuming, and heading for the courts.
In the nearly two years since Hurricane Maria, about half a million people still don't have a safe affordable home. One architect is working to change that.
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Tropical Storm Barry dropped plenty of rain, caused lots of flooding, toppled trees and knocked out power to thousands. Now the cleanup gets underway as the storm moves north.
Forecasters estimate rainfall over south-central Louisiana at about 3 to 5 inches, and isolated maximum rainfall could reach up to 10 inches, posing potential "dangerous, life-threatening flooding."
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As climate change emerges as the latest front in Europe’s culture wars, can Green parties show that environmental policy is compatible with social justice?
As the Bureau of Land Management tightens its grip on the annual gathering's population growth at Nevada's Black Rock desert, a freewheeling community finds its core identity under threat.
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Heavy rains from Tropical Storm Barry are expected from Florida to Louisiana as the eye of the disorganized storm moves onto land. Flooding is the big concern.
The water in the Gulf of Mexico is hot and the Mississippi River is high. That could spell disaster for Louisiana.
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Some physicians say connecting environmental effects of climate change — heat waves, more pollen and longer allergy seasons — to the health consequences helps them better care for patients.
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The agency is preparing to weaken rules that, for a quarter-century, have given communities a voice in deciding how much industrial pollution may legally be released nearby.