Climate & Energy
Republican lawmakers from Utah are backing a long-term plan that addresses climate change in order to save the state’s ski slopes and growing economy.
A new survey of recycling facilities across the U.S. has found that many plastic items put into recycling bins are not being recycled.
Swedish researchers have found that the amount of methane leaking into the atmosphere from the Arctic Ocean is much lower than previously believed.
The transition away from nuclear power after the Fukushima disaster has led Japan to build 22 new coal-burning power plants within the next five years.
The switch to natural gas may only result in a minor decline in carbon emissions from the power sector through 2040.
The 55 groups say they want more time to assess the effect of environmental impacts review nullification
China’s national planning agency and national environmental ministry will ban plastic bags in all cities and towns by 2022.
The NAACP is encouraging Indiana chapters to evaluate how utility and fossil fuel companies are responding to environmental justice issues.
Solar United Neighbors and City of Indianapolis to help 20 low- and middle-income homes transition to solar power at no cost
A cottage on the shores of Lake Michigan has tumbled down a bluff and into the lake, thanks to more rapid and severe shoreline erosion.
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is seeking public input on ways to improve Indiana’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
IPL recommends that two of four units at the Petersburg Generating Station be retired, but the company commits the plant to coal until 2042.
Manmade climate change will increase the number of stalled weather patterns and create more deadly extreme weather events.
Researchers found that urbanization delays the time that plants bloom in the spring, which has an effect on the seasonal timing in cities.
Musical group Coldplay has declined to tour for their new album until they can figure out how to reduce their carbon emissions and stage more environmentally friendly concerts.
In three U.S. communities devastated by disaster, themes of loss and survival resonate through the personal stories of the people who were there.
Heliogen, a secretive energy startup backed by well-known people like Bill Gates, has created a way to use artificial intelligence and hundreds of mirrors to create a solar oven.
New GAO report finds flooding and other conditions threaten half of the state’s toxic Superfund sites.
Boxed water brands such as Just Water, Flow, and Boxed Water Is Best often market themselves as more sustainable options for on-the-go hydration, but the nature of their packaging prevents them from being recyclable.
The Hoosier Resilience Index helps local governments and residents understand local climate change vulnerabilities and how to respond to them.
Spring floods, hot summers and warmer winters have been wake-up calls as global warming raises the risks for everything from ice fishing to growing seasons.
More than 11,000 scientists from 153 countries have released a report declaring a climate emergency.
As the planet warms, people living in North America, parts of central and South America and Eurasia may face water shortages as plants adjust to higher levels of carbon dioxide.
A study from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has determined that building renewable energy in the upper Midwest helps maximize environmental and health benefits.