Science & Environment

As Federal Climate-Fighting Tools Are Taken Away, Cities and States Step Up

Legislators in Colorado, historically a major coal state, have passed more than 50 climate-related laws since 2019. The liquor store in the farming...

New York denies permit renewal for bitcoin mining company, calling it threat to state’s climate goals

Albany, N.Y. — New York officials denied required air permit renewals Thursday to a bitcoin-mining power plant on the...

The Court vs. the Climate

The Supreme Court has made it harder for the country to fight the ravages of climate change.In a 6-to-3 decision yesterday, the court...

‘Mango Man’ Is the Fruit’s Foremost Poet, Philosopher, Fan and Scientist

MALIHABAD, India — Theirs is a friendship of over half a century, the old man and his mango tree.His days, spent with a...

Another giant African snail sighting forces Florida county into quarantine

The reappearance of an invasive snail species forced state officials to enact a quarantine order last week for residents of Florida's...

Climate Protesters in Australia Face Harsh New Penalties

MELBOURNE, Australia — When climate protesters took to the streets of Sydney this week, including blocking one of its busiest traffic tunnels for...

To Save Its Honey Industry, Australia Is Killing Bees by the Millions

The first step is pouring gasoline into the beehive. Then it’s time to wait. The job is finished when the hive is burned...

One Dead and 22 Have Been Hospitalized in Listeria Outbreak Tied to Florida

One person has died and 22 people have been hospitalized in a listeria outbreak, with most of the infected people having been in...

E.P.A. Ruling Is Milestone in Long Pushback to Regulation of Business

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruling in the Environmental Protection Agency case on Thursday was a substantial victory for libertarian-minded conservatives who have...

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