(WASHINGTON) -- When President Joe Biden signed the $369 billion Inflation Reduction Act in August, supporters hailed the measure as the largest climate investment in the nation's history -- but questions remained about what the spending would ultimately achieve.The majority of the funding took... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Energy on Tuesday announced a scientific breakthrough in nuclear fusion at a national lab in California, marking a major step toward developing a new, sustainable form of energy that releases virtually no carbon dioxide or other types of air... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The war in Ukraine is reshaping the global energy landscape and is expected to speed up the transition away from fossil fuels as countries scramble for alternatives to Russian energy, according to a new report from the International Energy Agency.Russia has... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- After her investiture at the U.S. Supreme Court last week, Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson heralded her "seat at the table" and a desire to "get to work."During oral arguments Monday, the public got a glimpse of what that looks like: the nation's... Read More.
(JACKSON, Miss.) -- Jackson, Mississippi's water supply is wholly unsafe to drink, officials said on Monday, with water pressure so low from long-failing treatment systems compounded by river flooding this week that cooking and cleaning -- and firefighting, flushing toilets and bathing -- would... Read More.
(LAS VEGAS) -- The city of Las Vegas has declared an emergency over its water supply after the Calf Canyon-Hermits Peak Fire, the largest wildfire in New Mexico history, contaminated the Gallinas River. The city relies solely on water from the river, which has... Read More.
(ST. JAMES, La.) -- Along a winding stretch of the Mississippi River between Baton Rouge and New Orleans, the sugar cane fields that have surrounded small neighborhoods for generations have been gradually replaced by smokestacks and chemical flares.Sharon Lavigne, a retired schoolteacher from St.... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- If the United States switched completely to cleaner energy vehicles and power plants, it would not only benefit the environment but also save an estimated 110,000 lives and $1.2 trillion in health costs over the next 30 years, the American Lung... Read More.
(NOTE LANGUAGE) While admitting the COVID pandemic has been "devastating" for the hospitality industry, outspoken Hell's Kitchen and Kitchen Nightmares star Gordon Ramsay says there was a silver lining: Restaurants are getting better post-lockdowns."Well, just s***holes in a prime position" were wiped out, he tells the Radio Times,... Read More.