Climate & Energy
Boxed water brands such as Just Water, Flow, and Boxed Water Is Best often market themselves as more sustainable options for on-the-go hydration, but the nature of their packaging prevents them from being recyclable.
The Hoosier Resilience Index helps local governments and residents understand local climate change vulnerabilities and how to respond to them.
Spring floods, hot summers and warmer winters have been wake-up calls as global warming raises the risks for everything from ice fishing to growing seasons.
More than 11,000 scientists from 153 countries have released a report declaring a climate emergency.
As the planet warms, people living in North America, parts of central and South America and Eurasia may face water shortages as plants adjust to higher levels of carbon dioxide.
A study from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has determined that building renewable energy in the upper Midwest helps maximize environmental and health benefits.
Northern Indiana Public Service Co. has announced the upcoming expansion of a wind farm in White County
Peatlands absorb CO2 from the atmosphere and store it in the soil, but as they dry, they can have the opposite effect.
Research conducted at University College London has found that America’s “green economy” generates more than $1.3 trillion annually and employs nearly 9.5 million Americans.
Two-thirds of America’s bird population is at risk of extinction from climate change, according to a new report from the Audubon Society.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced approximately $10 million in grant money to help public schools replace older school buses, which can emit more air pollution.
At the United Nations Climate Action Summit on Monday, 21 gaming companies pledged to do their part in ending climate change through the Playing for the Planet industry-wide initiative.
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg and 15 other teenagers have filed a lawsuit against five major carbon polluting countries.
Indiana is home to some of the tallest wind turbines in the country, according to a database of the country’s turbines.
The Equinor South Riding Point oil facility on Grand Bahama admitted to releasing an unknown amount of oil into the surrounding area during Hurricane Dorian.
As Hurricane Dorian hits the eastern coast of Florida this week, toxic coal ash may be spread to local water systems.
Scientists have discovered that Rapture Reef, a renowned coral reef northwest of the Hawaiian Islands, is gone.
Researchers have discovered that air pollution can accelerate emphysema of the lung as rapidly as smoking a pack of cigarettes a day.
Using satellite imagery, NASA has created a time-lapse video depicting the clouds of carbon monoxide produced by the Amazon rainforest fires this month.
For the first time in 60 million years, an exotic plant called the cycad is able to reproduce outdoors in Britain.
The Pacific Islands have joined Canada, the United Kingdom and United States cities such as New York City in declaring a climate crisis.
More than 200 reindeer starved to death on the Norwegian island of Svalbard, where climate change has disrupted the animals’ access to edible plants.
Sixteen-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg will sail across the Atlantic on a zero-emissions yacht to speak at the UN Climate Action Summit.