Latest from Steven Mufson
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) on Tuesday unveils Democrats' ambitious climate proposals, aiming for net zero emissions economy-wide by 2050.
  • Jun 30, 2020
New executive orders affect transportation, the environment, financial institutions, health agencies and more.
  • Jun 26, 2020
The Trump administration will propose opening up more than two-thirds of a remote Alaska reserve to oil and gas drilling, according to a document posted Thursday in the Federal Register, removing protections safeguarded under Ronald Reagan.
  • Jun 25, 2020
The agreement is a sign of growing corporate interest in renewable energy.
  • Jun 23, 2020
Despite collapsing markets, trains still move banned coal into Russia and onward to international buyers.
  • Jun 12, 2020
The old vaccines are oddities among the cutting-edge and targeted technologies being developed to combat the novel coronavirus.
  • Jun 11, 2020
Heavy rains influenced by climate change and aging dam infrastructure could spell disaster in many states.
  • May 22, 2020
United Precision Products is using a test that uncovered six infected carriers in its workforce.
  • May 22, 2020
Federal regulators revoked the Edenville Dam’s license to produce hydroelectric power in 2018 over whether it could handle big floods.
  • May 20, 2020
A preliminary study finds that Abbott’s ID NOW test, which can detect the coronavirus in as little as five minutes, missed between a third and 48 percent of samples detected by a diagnostic tool made by Cepheid.
  • May 13, 2020