Soot, also known as black carbon, is the second-leading cause of global warming after carbon dioxide, and it's totally preventable. We already have the technology to avoid producing it; it's just a matter of using it. (Spanish language version)
A small community was promised a recreational dream. Instead, they got a toxic nightmare. In this video, watch their battle against coal ash, a toxic waste that is polluting hundreds of similar communities across America.
The Crown of the Continent ecosystem serves as a critical refuge for grizzly bears, wolverines, and more. Conservationist Gene Sentz shares his photos of the ten-million acre expanse of land whose untouched wilderness harkens back to the days of Lewis & Clark.
The nearly 60 million acres of wild national forest lands protected under the 2001 Roadless Rule provide refuge for many species. Clearly, the best future for these lands and the people who enjoy them is to leave them as they are.
In this Down to Earth episode, Hilton Kelley, a leading environmental activist who gave up a Hollywood acting career to move to Port Arthur, Texas, discusses his work to clean up the city's air by facing off against industrial polluters that surround the town.
On June 20, 2014, in advance of a decision from New York’s high court over a pair of zoning-based oil and gas development bans, experts from New York, Colorado, California, Pennsylvania and Texas hosted a teleconference on the growing trend of community control over fracking.
The EPA’s Clean Power Plan puts this nation on the precipice of critical and long-overdue climate action. But the plan has to be stronger if it’s going to get our nation where it needs to go. There is no graver challenge facing humanity than stopping climate change.
The Clean Power Plan sets different goals for each state to reduce its carbon emissions by 2030. As one pathway to meet those goals, the EPA suggests a renewable energy target for each state. However, many of the states are already on track to meet or even exceed those renewable aims. See how your state stacks up on the road to a cleaner energy future.