Natural gas is still the largest source of electricity generation in the country.
With time running out to head off the worst damage from climate change, the United States government is starting to quantify the cost of inaction – for taxpayers.
The good news is that the world has solutions and technology to slow climate change. The bad news is that time is running out.
Misinformation, often spread via Facebook, is raising doubts about renewable energy and slowing or derailing projects.
Almost 1 in 5 U.S. students attended schools in districts that were affected by federally declared natural disasters from 2017 through 2019.
It’s the most comprehensive erosion assessment ever done in the state, and for many communities, it’s their first ever erosion forecast based on scientific data.
The USDA announced on March 4 that it will pay for Alaska communities to relocate buildings and infrastructure.
Heat threatened salmon hatcheries. Berries were sparse. And an insect called the Hemlock sawfly ate the needles off half a million acres of trees in the Tongass.
The report notes that socially vulnerable people, including poor people, Indigenous people and Black people, are more likely to live near facilities that use hazardous chemicals.
Almost 25 years ago to the day, the Polar Star’s sister ship set the previous record.