Michele Lauren

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As Aircraft Emissions Skyrocket, EPA Looks Into Regulation For First Time

Air travel is a carbon-intensive industry, and just like vehicles and power plants, its rising carbon pollution may soon be curtailed due to efforts …

The Earth’s Soils Could Contribute More To Climate Change Than Previously Thought

The Earth’s soils play an important part in managing climate change by storing carbon, and thus keeping it out of the atmosphere. But research …

40 Million Tons Of Toxic Coal Waste Sit Next To Prison With ‘Alarming Rates Of Illness’

Soon after Marcus Santos became a prisoner at the Pennsylvania State Correctional Institution (SCI) in Fayette, he says he began feeling sick. He …

Almost Half Of North American Bird Species Are Threatened By Climate Change

Nearly half the bird species in North America are threatened by climate change, according to a new report.<p>The report, published Monday by the …

In Newest Climate Push, EPA Proposes To Limit Methane Pollution From Trash Dumps

As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, the Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday announced its intention to make massive trash dumps …

Investment In Clean Energy At Highest Point Since 2012

The global clean energy sector is growing at a healthy pace with new investment totaling $66.2 billion in the second quarter this year, an eight …

The Style Has Spoken: See the Top Trends

See the prevailing looks captured by Diego Zuko.<p>Like a well-preserved eco-system, the world of fashion can work like a machine. See a stellar trend on the runway one season and watch it come to life outside the shows the next. See which catwalk styles were embraced by the finest on the street and …

12 New Ways to Eat Corn This Summer

If you haven't noticed, we talk a lot about nose-to-tail eating. Pork tenderloin for dinner? We want offal and <i>sanguinaccio dolce</i>, too. Roasting a whole chicken? We’ll have wings one night and drumsticks the next, then use the bones for stock when we're done. We waste not; we want not -- and that …

Why A Lawmaker Defied Other Southerners And Changed His Mind On Civil Rights

The height of that drama came when a then-36-year-old Congressman from Georgia named Charles Weltner explained in a "subdued voice and somewhat stumbling delivery" why he was changing his mind on civil rights, The New York Times reported at the time.<p>That sweeping law outlawed discrimination based …

Administration admits W.H. gender pay gap

The Amount Of Carbon Dioxide In Our Air Just Reached A New Record, And Scientists Are Worried

On Monday, scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Mauna Loa observatory in Hawaii told Climate Central that June would …

Solar Companies Sue Over New Rooftop Solar Tax In Arizona

Two solar companies are suing the Arizona Department of Revenue over its hotly-disputed decision to tax leased solar panels, an additional charge …

Renewables Projected To Add Triple The Capacity Of New Fossil Fuel Plants By 2030

The “world is already adding more renewable-energy capacity each year than fossil fuel capacity,” Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) explained …

This startup says it can make the world’s cheapest solar panels

An eight-year-old startup that has survived hard times and a major pivot has set a new world-record goal for itself: making the world’s cheapest …