Wisconsin, on May 14, saw its largest wildfire since 1980. Meanwhile, in California, another fire that began May 15 has blackened 3,800 acres.
Students and concerned citizens from a variety of organizations held a protest at a conference of the Institute for Clean and Secure Energy. The institute promotes use of tar sands, oil shale and coal.
Any day now, billions of cicadas with bulging red eyes will crawl out of the earth after 17 years underground and overrun the East Coast.
According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature, Africa's western black rhino is now officially extinct.
More than 100 leading cancer specialists from around the world have denounced the "astronomical" costs of cancer drugs, suggesting that drug companies are engaged in unethical profiteering.
A major explosion occurred on April 27 at the Marathon Detroit Refinery in Detroit, sending a thick plume of black smoke into the sky above and pollution into the air.
Oil and coal companies are using their already powerful leverage with brutal disregard for working people and the environment.
A rapidly spreading toxic cloud of hydrofluoric acid fumes from an accident at two oil refineries in Lemont and Channahon, Ill., could kill thousands and sicken millions in the Windy City.
April 1 was no joke in Lansing, Michigan, when equipment at a power plant malfunctioned and caused 300 gallons of oil to leak into the Grand River.
Did you know that every minute, we lose one acre of farmland to development? Or that since 1982, we've lost over 23 million acres of farmland?