Green: Global Warming Coverage

Find Washington Post science, politics and opinion coverage of the growing threat from global warming.

Donald Trump says he’s an environmentalist; others beg to differ
The Trump Organization, Loudoun officials and environmentalists are dickering over what to do with stumps from hundreds of trees cut down at Trump National Golf Club.
 
Health effects of gas drilling under study
(AP, August 25, 2013; 6:24 PM)
 
Scientists propose more experiments on lab-created bird flu strains
(AP, August 7, 2013; 4:33 PM)
 
The Green Lantern: Is chewing gum bad for the environment?
(The Washington Post, April 18, 2011; 7:03 PM)
 
Nuclear power is safest way to make electricity, according to study
(The Washington Post, April 2, 2011; 8:33 PM)
 
Sitting atop huge gas reserve, Maryland debates drilling practice known as fracking
(The Washington Post, March 27, 2011; 6:21 PM)
 
People who had contact with organ donor, recipients in rabies case are sought
(AP, March 16, 2013; 6:29 PM)
 
Gasoline additives probably don’t affect fuel’s environmental impact very much
(The Washington Post, March 7, 2011; 6:55 PM)
 
Federal wolf plan used unproven science, panel says
(AP, February 8, 2014; 7:14 PM)
 
Yosemite tent cabins are locked as hantavirus source is traced
(McClatchy/Tribune - MCT Information Services, September 1, 2012; 6:46 PM)
 
Hawaii emerges as battleground of debate over genetically engineered crops
(AP, April 19, 2014; 9:04 PM)
 
The environmental impact of the wine we drink
(The Washington Post, March 28, 2011; 6:07 PM)
 
A horse trots into hospital: It’s therapy, not a joke
(AP, December 15, 2014; 11:43 AM)
 
Report raises new concerns about EPA probe of Texas natural gas drilling
(McClatchy/Tribune - MCT Information Services, December 25, 2013; 5:30 PM)
 
Federal court upholds Bush-era smog standard
(AP, July 23, 2013; 10:26 PM)
 
U.S. farmers, processors not required to test for deadly E. coli strain
(The Washington Post, June 2, 2011; 11:07 PM)
 
Warming report sees violent, sicker, poorer future
(AP, November 2, 2013; 6:29 PM)
 
Video camera planted in a nest provides a close-up look at condor living
(Tribune Content Agency, LLC, December 1, 2014; 12:35 PM)
 
U.S. backs sonic devices in East Coast oil and gas hunt
(AP, July 20, 2014; 8:44 PM)
 
Amid drought, California agency won’t allot water
(AP, February 1, 2014; 6:35 PM)
 
Calif. sees more fracking in offshore oil drilling than state officials believed, records show
(AP, October 19, 2013; 6:16 PM)
 
New graphic cigarette warnings unveiled
(The Washington Post, June 21, 2011; 7:17 PM)
 
The bacteria (or virus or parasite) made me do it
(The Washington Post, June 13, 2011; 6:38 PM)
 
Federal agencies to study guidelines on nanomaterials
(The Washington Post, June 9, 2011; 7:46 PM)
 
Youth at environment summit unhappy with Obama policies
(The Washington Post, April 14, 2011; 6:43 PM)
 
Nearly 1,300 starving sea lions wash up on California coast so far this year
(AP, April 17, 2013; 10:48 PM)
 
Red tide off northwest Florida beaches killing marine life
(AP, September 22, 2014; 4:14 PM)
 
Oregon’s wandering wolf may have found a mate after trekking thousands of miles
(AP, May 19, 2014; 4:43 PM)
 
Holes in Mount Baldy still a mystery as Park Service keeps landmark closed
(McClatchy/Tribune - MCT Information Services, April 27, 2014; 6:04 PM)
 
U.N. climate talks impasse ends as China and India drop demands
(AP, November 23, 2013; 7:20 PM)
 
Lawns are adding to Chesapeake Bay pollution, study says
(The Washington Post, March 28, 2011; 6:28 PM)
 
Unplanned 9/11 analysis links noise, whale stress
(AP, February 20, 2012; 3:33 PM)
 
EPA budget cuts put states in bind
(The Washington Post, June 20, 2011; 8:46 PM)
 
BP trial to focus on scientists’ spill estimates
(AP, October 6, 2013; 7:09 PM)
 
Hundreds of salmon stranded in farm ditches near Sacramento
(McClatchy/Tribune - MCT Information Services, August 18, 2013; 7:24 PM)
 
Dallas auction for the right to hunt endangered black rhino stirs uproar
(McClatchy/Tribune - MCT Information Services, December 24, 2013; 7:37 PM)
 
Green burials are gaining traction in the Washington area
(The Washington Post, June 6, 2011; 6:23 PM)
 
What’s in a carbon footprint? Depends.
(The Washington Post, April 21, 2011; 7:04 PM)
 
EPA proposes stricter controls on water pollution
(The Washington Post, April 27, 2011; 3:07 PM)
 
Blue Plains upgrade could produce valuable farm fertilizer, but critics are wary
(The Washington Post, April 23, 2011; 10:14 PM)
 
EPA urges New Jersey to reject any delay on water-quality rules
(McClatchy/Tribune - MCT Information Services, January 4, 2014; 9:13 PM)
 
Federal teams headed to Rim Fire to assess damage
(AP, September 7, 2013; 3:24 PM)
 
Officials update plan to protect Great Lakes from Asian carp
(AP, July 24, 2013; 7:12 PM)
 
Colorado mastodon bones show ancient warmer Earth
(AP, November 28, 2014; 7:22 PM)
 
National soil collection may unlock mysteries
(AP, April 6, 2014; 9:36 PM)
 
With shark fin ban, a slice of Asian culture ends in California
(McClatchy/Tribune - MCT Information Services, June 29, 2013; 7:36 PM)
 
At small fertilizer plants, safety features and inspections are no guarantees
(AP, April 20, 2013; 7:04 PM)
 
Report: Shipping emissions to rise in Arctic
(The Washington Post, July 4, 2011; 5:51 PM)
 
Jewell rejects Alaska land swap
(AP, December 23, 2013; 6:37 PM)
 
Scientists decode DNA of ‘living fossil’ fish
(AP, April 17, 2013; 8:39 PM)