Oh, Great: There’s Lots of Mercury in the Thawing Permafrost

Yikes. So what happens when the Alaskan permafrost thaws and all that mercury escapes?

February 19, 2018

The EPA’s Pollution Estimates Are Way Off. That’s Bad News for Our Future.

We've been measuring it all wrong, all along.

February 19, 2018

It’s Great That Supermarkets Are Cutting Plastic Waste. But That’s Not Going to Solve the Problem.

It's just a drop in the ocean. A really, really polluted ocean.

February 19, 2018

Chemicals Like Perfume Produce as Much Air Pollution as Cars

We've improved vehicle emissions, but cars aren't the only source of air pollution.

February 19, 2018

Brilliant Ideas That Buy Us Time Before Cape Town Reaches Day Zero

With water levels dangerously low, even seemingly bizarre concepts are worth considering.

February 19, 2018

Researchers Create Device You Can Charge Just by Moving Your Fingers

“The human body is an abundant source of energy. Why not harness it to produce our own power?"

February 19, 2018

China Will Plant 32,400 Square Miles of Trees to Combat Air Pollution

China has tasked nearly 60,000 soldiers to handle the job.

February 16, 2018

Climate Change is Causing Bats to Migrate Earlier in the Year

Some bats are even choosing to stay put during the warmer winters.

February 16, 2018

Scotland Has a Plan to Become a World Leader in Renewable Energy

The nation could completely transform its energy sector by 2030.

February 16, 2018

Dyson’s First Electric Vehicle Might Not Include a Solid-State Battery

The company could be rethinking its EV strategy.

February 16, 2018
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