Stories of the science that shapes our world and news on the environment and energy policy in Pennsylvania
Most countries — especially top carbon polluters China, U.S., and India — missed a deadline for submitting official emission-cutting targets for climate negotiations.
1 week ago
Delta smelt are very nearly extinct in the wild. Another fish - the wakasagi- is nearly identical and doing fine. Why do we try and save as many species as possible?
1 week agoListen 14:47
In cities, wildlife like raccoons and coyotes tend to elicit shrieks of horror, rather than cries for compassion. Why we should rethink our relationship with urban wildlife.
1 week agoListen 9:18
All four basin states — Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and Delaware — supported the ban, citing scientific evidence the practice harms drinking water.
2 weeks ago
The U.S. is still far behind other countries when it comes to doing enough of the lab work needed to keep track of the variants of SARS-CoV-2.
2 weeks ago
A NASA rover streaked through the orange Martian sky and landed on the planet Thursday, accomplishing the riskiest step yet in a quest to search for life on Mars.
3 weeks ago
Photographer Nikki Johnson got a backstage pass to roam the diseased body parts not seen by the public at the Mütter Museum.
4 weeks ago
No matter how scientists slice the numbers, the pace of global warming is clear. All ten of the hottest years on record have occurred since 2005.
1 month ago