Natural gas utilities face a bleak future in a world increasingly concerned about climate change. An NPR investigation shows how they work to block local climate action and protect their business.
The figure is a sharp drop from the weekend – but it's still roughly comparable to the entire populations of states such as Virginia or New Jersey.
A lawyer representing the state of Florida asked the U.S. Supreme Court Monday to order Georgia to use less water irrigating crops in order to restore Florida’s devastated oyster industry. But Georgia’s lawyer told the justices the costs of a court-ordered cap on water consumption by farmers in Southwest Georgia would far outweigh the minimal benefits it would provide.
Israeli authorities are still trying to pinpoint the source of a major oil spill that has polluted much of the country's coastline with chunks of tar.
Texas allows companies to sell electricity at wholesale prices. When the price of electricity skyrocketed last week, that meant exorbitant bills for many residents who had been trying to save money.
One of the main threats to the endangered North Atlantic right whale is lobster-fishing rope, but there is hope in new ropeless technology.
The state has for the last week suffered through a major winter storm that left many of its residents without heat, power or potable water.
Scientists film a fish killing and eating a seaside sparrow’s hatchlings, an example of how climate change is upending ecosystems.
The United States on Friday officially rejoined the Paris Agreement on climate change. The landmark 2016 accord is designed to limit global warming and avoid its potentially catastrophic impacts.
Crews monitoring the environmental impacts of the effort to cut up and remove the capsized ship found the lightly oiled pelican and turned it over to bird rehabilitation experts.
A new water line is up and running at the first home in a middle Georgia town where concerns over water quality fueled support for proposed coal ash legislation last year.
Dire warnings of price hikes are coming from electricity retailers that normally offer customers low prices based on daily wholesale rates. They are telling customers to conserve or switch providers.
Environmental watchdogs now can detect deforestation even when it's hidden from sight by rain and clouds. They're using data from radar on a European satellite.
New federal rules aim to protect right whales, but critics say they don't go far enough.
The Biden administration is expected to be sued over its ban on new oil and gas leasing on federal land. In top fossil fuel states like Wyoming, cuts to services and mass layoffs were already looming.