January 15, 2016 —A group of leading law professors who work on climate have published a game-changing new legal analysis. It finds that the Paris climate agreement unlocks a previously unused Continue reading How The Paris Climate Agreement Super-Charges The Clean Air Act
From raging forest fires to dwindling snowmelt to the extraordinary birth of new ocean islands
January 13, 2016 — Sometimes the best way to witness planetary happenings — and to gain perspective on them — is from high above. Below are satellite images and aerial photos from the NASA Earth Observatory that capture some of the more dramatic changes that shaped the earth over the past year.
Rupture of Aliso Canyon well has released more than 77,000 metric tons of methane and refocused attention on America’s accident-prone infrastructure
January 7, 2016 —The single biggest contributor to climate change in California is a blown-out natural gas well more than 8,700ft underground, state authorities and campaign groups said Monday.
‘Don’t do it because the government is forcing you. Do it because you feel it is important for your life, your health,’ says Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal
NEW DELHI, India (Jan. 1, 2015) — More than a million private cars were banned from New Delhi’s roads on Friday, January 1, as authorities began trialing drastic new measures to cut smog in the world’s most polluted capital.
Due to severe air pollution, outdoor sports have been banned and all primary schools and nurseries closed in the Iranian capital
TEHRAN, Iran (Dec. 30, 2015) — More than two weeks of heavy pollution led Iranian officials to ban all outdoor sport and impose new traffic restrictions Wednesday, December 30, as persistent cold weather exacerbated Tehran’s air quality problems.