Pollution

Washington state deals setback to massive methanol plant

Nov 22, 2019

Washington state has dealt a setback to efforts to build one of the world’s biggest methanol plants on the Columbia River

US tells UN it is pulling out of Paris climate deal

Nov 4, 2019

The United States has told the United Nations it has begun the process of pulling out of the landmark 2015 Paris climate agreement

Brazil authorities zero in on ship suspected of oil spill

Nov 1, 2019

Brazilian police are carrying out search warrants at offices linked to a Greek-flagged ship suspected of spilling large quantities of oil along the country's northeast coast

Keystone oil pipeline leaks 383,000 gallons in North Dakota

Oct 31, 2019

A Canadian pipeline company says an oil spill from its Keystone pipeline in northeastern North Dakota has been contained

Keystone pipeline leaks oil in eastern North Dakota

Oct 30, 2019

The Keystone pipeline has leaked an unknown quantity of oil in northeastern North Dakota

Trump seeks to block California as global climate leader

Oct 23, 2019

The Trump administration is suing to topple California as an international leader against climate change

Angry Dutch farmers descend on The Hague to demand respect

Oct 1, 2019

Thousands of farmers are heading to The Hague, many driving tractors slowly through the morning traffic rush hour, for a national day of protest to demand more respect for their profession

Climate activist: Why tout development if there's no future?

Sep 27, 2019

11-year-old Indian girl who was among the young activists filing climate change complaint at UN questions why leaders focus on development "if we are not going to have a future?"

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Sep 25, 2019

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the U.S. and abroad

The Latest: California sues EPA over salt pond protections

Sep 24, 2019

California's attorney general has filed another lawsuit against the US Environmental Protection Agency

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