More solar projects start serving neighborhoods rather than just individual houses. But the movement is still in its early stages, especially in lower-income communities.
Environmental issues have become more polarized even since the years of George W. Bush. One factor: The stakes for both parties surrounding climate change have risen.
A new study looks at fracking sites in four states, finding 6,648 spills between 2005 and 2014. Their research, the study's authors say, highlights a need for better data collection – and may help prevent future incidents.
US agriculture needs bees more than ever before, and a new map aims to help farmers and conservationists pinpoint where that need is greatest.
In this edition: Morocco's lessons on climate-smart agriculture; managing dams gets tougher as more precipitation falls as rain not snow; the great bird count.
Amid concerns about climate change and habitat destruction, thousands of citizen-scientists look to the skies to track the progress of birds as the Great Backyard Bird Count begins.
In this edition: Community-size projects aim to democratize solar energy; big-name Republicans push 'carbon dividends' for all; man-made pollinators.
Safety concerns at the Oroville Dam center on engineering and maintenance. But dams also face new challenges in managing water in an era when rains can be heavier, and less precipitation is falling as snow.
In this edition: President Trump's pipelines actions and the bid for fossil-fuel jobs; a week of confusion and fear; Al Gore's new movie.
Concern in the science community rose this week about possible Trump administration curbs on researchers. Responses range from defending facts to actually entering the political fray.
The first week of the Trump administration saw scientists going rogue over concerns about policy. But it also brought distortion of the facts.
In this edition: How President Trump's Cabinet nominees talk about climate; why Scott Pruitt sees an EPA in need of restraint; will Republicans curb Endangered Species Act?
Cabinet candidates aren't calling climate change a 'hoax,' but they're taking on climate science by emphasizing a lack of modeling precision and disagreements among scientists.
Scott Pruitt has made a career of asserting states' rights against federal authority, primarily by suing the agency he may run. Now, he gets a chance to shift that balance.
In this edition: More people leave lawns behind as California seeks to make water conservation a way of life; the Trump Cabinet nominee who sees climate change as a threat; farewell to the 747.
The new policy, which Ernest Moniz says was in the works before Donald Trump won the presidency, says scientists 'are free and encouraged to share their scientific findings and views.'
Unlike some other Trump Cabinet picks, Rex Tillerson acknowledges climate change. His confirmation hearing to become secretary of State leaves doubts about how much climate action he supports.