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Fracking Hits Milestone as Natural Gas Use Rises in U.S.

Fracking Hits Milestone as Natural Gas Use Rises in U.S.

  • Published: May 6th, 2016

More natural gas is coming from fracking than ever before, and much of it is being used for electricity.

White House: Climate Change Poses Urgent Health Risk

White House: Climate Change Poses Urgent Health Risk

  • Published: Apr 4th, 2016

Climate change is a major threat to human health, according to a report released Monday.

Meltdown: More Rain, Less Snow as the World Warms

Meltdown: More Rain, Less Snow as the World Warms

  • Published: Apr 4th, 2016

Analysis finds a decrease in the percent of precip falling as snow in winter months for every region of the U.S.

The Human Fingerprints on Coastal Floods

The Human Fingerprints on Coastal Floods

  • Published: Feb 22nd, 2016

There are human fingerprints on thousands of U.S. coastal floods — and countless more the world over.

Human Impact Has Pushed Earth Into the Anthropocene

Human Impact Has Pushed Earth Into the Anthropocene

  • Published: Jan 9th, 2016

A new study provides one of the strongest cases yet that the planet has entered a new geological epoch.

Voters Weigh In on Fracking, Water Measures

Voters Weigh In on Fracking, Water Measures

  • Published: Nov 5th, 2014

A breakdown of the nationwide results of the climate, energy and environment-related measures.

Has Your City Reached its Peak Heat Yet?

Has Your City Reached its Peak Heat Yet?

  • Published: Aug 3rd, 2014

Check out when peak heat generally hits for a variety of cities across the U.S.

Number of ‘Hot Days’ Are on the Rise: See Your City

Number of ‘Hot Days’ Are on the Rise: See Your City

  • Published: Jul 25th, 2014

“Hot days” are likely to happen much more often if we continue to pump CO2 into the atmosphere.