In a summer of deadly heat, passive cooling can keep people safe and curb carbon emissions. Here are the simple steps you can take.

Republicans say Tracy Stone-Manning’s past affiliation with eco-saboteurs makes her unqualified to run the Bureau of Land Management.

Oregon officials say "social resilience" is needed to cope with climate change and protect those most vulnerable from extreme temperatures.


The Energy 202: Democrats eye climate in big infrastructure push

But a cacophony of competing demands is already threatening to divide Democrats.

The Energy 202: Frozen wind turbines aren't why Texas can't keep the lights on

That hasn't stopped it from becoming a right-wing talking point.

The Energy 202: How a bitter cold snap is crippling power in Texas

Over 4 million in Texas remain without power Tuesday morning.

In conversation with Eric Dean Wilson, a professor who investigates the history and impact of artificial cooling on the environment.

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The threatened owl lives in the Pacific Northwest and has long been a symbol of the fight between environmentalists and loggers.

President Biden is unwinding Donald Trump’s environmental legacy, while forging his own. The Washington Post is chronicling every step.

Fields of canola and wheat have withered brown. And as feed and safe water for animals grow scarce, ranchers may have no choice but to sell off their livestock.

In a row of small conservative towns, the flames are unlike anything they’ve seen before. Instead of concerns over global warming, though, there is blame directed at environmentalists, marijuana farmers and potential looters.

The Senate budget plan, which would compel power plants to slash emissions and impose a tax on laggard nations, still faces major hurdles.

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Thursday that the administration will stop large-scale old-growth logging and bar road development on more than 9 million acres, in a move that would reverse one of Donald Trump’s biggest public land decisions.

Rep. Jamaal Bowman wants climate upgrades for the nation’s schools included in any Democratic spending package.

Limetree Bay Refining, the problem-plagued plant that rained oil on St. Croix, filed for bankruptcy in federal court this week as activists widened their probe of the operation’s impact.

The program will charge large packaging producers for collecting and recycling cardboard boxes, plastic containers and other packaging.

An investigation by The Washington Post has found that agricultural company Archer-Daniels-Midland sold a grain storage plant worth millions for a fraction of its value to Sonny Perdue shortly before he became secretary of agriculture.

More than 1,000 firefighters were battling the fire, which has burned more than 153,500 acres.

Leaders in Washington state and elsewhere have called for increasing tree canopy in underserved communities, which disproportionately experience urban heat island effects.

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The fate of the world’s kelp forests may depend on controlling its sworn enemy – sea urchins -- and the Nature Conservancy, an Arlington-based environmental group, says it has a plan.

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Republicans have called her an environmental extremist while the Biden administration has stood by her nomination.

Researchers say they are ‘virtually certain’ that warming from human greenhouse gas emissions played a pivotal role in recent fatalities.

The tape, recorded by Greenpeace UK, has sent ripple effects through Washington, with one top Democratic lawmaker asking for Exxon’s CEO to testify in Congress about the company’s communication on climate change.

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