Mining of the fine-grain sand needed for hydraulic fracturing is putting communities in Wisconsin and Minnesota at risk.
It's not often that a state court hears a case that has global consequences, but it's about to happen.
Jane Kleeb and Bold Nebraska were coy at first, posting a tantalizing message that held a promise of… what?
Climate change is here. Climate change is now. Climate change will be significantly more dangerous, deadly, and expensive if nothing is done to correct humanity's course, but aspects of future shifts are probably already irreversible.
Edelman, the worlds largest PR company, synonymous with astroturf-style front groups, has announced that it will no longer work for groups that deny climate change.
It was heartening to see people from across America join community leaders, union members, and grassroots activists in Detroit recently as they rallied in support of people facing water shutoffs for unpaid bills. The injustice of low-income residents of Detroit losing water service at the height of summer while corporate customers owing tens of thousands went unmolested was evident, and the refusal to put up with the situation was infectious.
Even as the Environmental Protection Agency finally attempts to limit carbon dioxide pollution from coal plants, it is meeting resistance at the state level, thanks to a secretive campaign by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).
CMD has uncovered new evidence that Edison Electric Institute has been funding ALEC's legislative assault on solar energy.
Since 2011, a fight has been raging over a proposed open pit iron mine in northern Wisconsin.
If Republicans win control of the U.S. Senate this year, Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK), a lawmaker famous for his belief that the entire body of climate science research is a "hoax," will take control of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, which oversees matters relating to pollution and environmental problems.