These fires are not only consuming emergency funds but are also taking funds away from programs that help reduce fire risks and future firefighting costs.
Energy & Environment
Why the spikes in particles and continued high-ozone days? Two words – climate change.
PREPA, the only company that can provide electrical power on the Island, is in shambles.
Bipartisan collaboration has led to increased interest in new hydropower development, particularly for small and low-impact facilities.
There are a lot of scary chemicals out there.
The situation has only become worse as sea levels rise along our coastline, largely a result of climate change.
In response to significantly lower oil and natural gas prices, America’s energy sector is retrenching rapidly.
Americans expect national parks to have the cleanest air in the country, but this is not always the case.
At a time of low costs for coal and natural gas, we’d expect to see some relief for rates, yet just the opposite is occurring.
This winter, New Englanders experienced a double whammy: record-setting snowfall and big electricity bills.