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Recent News

• Abandoned oil well counts are exploding — now that there’s money on the table
• More than 450 scientists call on PR and ad firms to cut their ties with fossil fuel clients
• Exxon pledges to cut emissions — but not from its oil
• Inspired by King’s Words, Experts Say the Fight for Climate Justice Anywhere is a Fight for Climate Justice Everywhere

Toxic Churn

How the legacy of former industrial sites pollutes American cities today.

Americans agree on something: Get single-use plastics out of our national parks

A new poll finds bipartisan support for ridding parks of plastic.

Spring in January?

I stood in shirt sleeves and watched a honeybee settle into the bright red and yellow camellia blossom in my Bethesda yard. It was about 63˚F, but it was January 2, not April 2. The next day, temperatures plunged and some eight inches of snow bent my camellia bush to the ground and sent birds scrambling for my snow-laden feeders.

This Wonder Bird Flies Thousands of Miles, Non-Stop, as Part of an Epic Migration

The more scientists learn about the Hudsonian godwit, the more they’re amazed—and worried.

Silence is Not Golden

In 1962, Rachel Carson published her groundbreaking book Silent Spring. It begins with “a fable for tomorrow”

This ‘super-freshman’ is making a mark on climate policy in the House

Rep. Melanie Ann Stansbury (D-N.M.) is a freshman lawmaker to watch on climate.