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Pope to huddle with BP, BlackRock execs and more in Vatican to talk climate change
Friday June 01st 2018, 9:51 PM

The gathering shows how companies are moving ahead on climate change without Trump.

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Report: The best and worst countries for childhood safety
Friday June 01st 2018, 5:25 PM

An analysis from Save the Children documents parts of the world where children face the greatest danger.

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Coal lobby fights black-lung tax as disease rates surge
Friday June 01st 2018, 5:10 PM

The Black Lung Disability Trust Fund risks insolvency due to soaring debt and a slashing of coal-company contributions through a tax cut scheduled for the end of the year.

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Washington Post hires climate-denier-loving Opinion Editor from Wall Street Journal
Friday June 01st 2018, 11:53 AM

On Tuesday evening, the Washington Post announced that it has hired Mark Lasswell to be the paper’s associate op-ed editor.

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“Die off, soft landing or full-blown collapse”: Maths model reveals three possible fates facing humanity, and none are pretty
Friday June 01st 2018, 11:44 AM

Mathematically modeling the fates of alien civilisations doesn’t bode well for humans.

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Climate movement tries to outmaneuver Trump a year after his exit from the Paris accord
Friday June 01st 2018, 11:37 AM

His coal renaissance is crashing. Rule rollbacks are tangled in court. His push for heavier polluting cars is resisted by even auto companies.

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Opinion: make America resilient again
Friday June 01st 2018, 11:29 AM

40% of Americans cannot afford a $400 emergency, while an accelerating rate of national disasters, up 218% in the last 18 years, calls for greater resilience beginning at the community level.

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Study finds health threats from oil and gas wastewater spread on roads
Friday June 01st 2018, 11:20 AM

Pennsylvania has ended what had become common practice for municipalities that wanted to suppress dust on unpaved roads. A study found that some chemicals wash away during rain — and that when the road dries, contaminants can get into the air.

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Companies take first steps to drill for oil in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Friday June 01st 2018, 11:15 AM

Two Alaska Native corporations and a small oil services firm together have applied to do extensive seismic work next winter in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

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After long delay, Pa. building codes get an update
Friday June 01st 2018, 11:15 AM

Pennsylvania’s building codes will be updated this year for the first time in nearly a decade, after a state review board adopted a suite of changes to …

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Paris deal: a year after Trump announced US exit, a coalition fights to fill the gap
Friday June 01st 2018, 11:11 AM

Cities, states and companies are taking their own steps on behalf of the planet.

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Missing Paris climate goals could cost trillions
Friday June 01st 2018, 11:08 AM

Meeting the targets of the Paris climate agreement could save the world 20 trillion dollars. This benefit is 40 times larger than the costs of achieving those goals, researchers show in a new study.

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