Contributing Op-Ed Writer: ‘A Watchful Eye on Farm Families’ Health’
A study in Salinas Valley documents how exposure to pesticides in the farming community can have adverse health effects.
Memo From Germany: A Car Scandal Shoves Berlin Off High Ground
Germany, known as obedient to rules, finds its identity shaken as its claim to moral leadership of Europe has been tarnished after repeatedly...
Supermoon Plus Eclipse Equals Rare Sky Show Sunday Night
Get ready for a rare double feature this weekend, starring our very own moon.
Global Companies Joining Climate Change Efforts
Major companies including Johnson & Johnson, Starbucks and Walmart are setting long-term targets for powering operations entirely with renewable...
Dr. Leon Root, Orthopedic Surgeon Who Wrote Advice Books, Dies at 86
Dr. Root was chief of pediatric orthopedics for 27 years at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan, and he created a program to screen New...
Dr. William E. Paul, Who Helped AIDS Research Save Millions of Lives, Dies at 79
As the director of the Office of AIDS Research at the National Institute of Health, Dr. Paul focused the government’s research programs to develop...
U.S. Trying to Protect Sage Grouse Without Listing It as an Endangered Species
The compromise was reached with environmental groups and industry but drew criticism that it did not go far enough to protect the bird known for...
Senate Democrats to Unveil Aggressive Climate Change Bill
Though the measure will not pass the Republican-controlled Congress, Democrats say they hope that forcefully pushing for climate change policies...
Skin Deep: The Selfie Is the New Test for Makeup
Avon, CoverGirl and other companies aim for formulas that flatter in cellphone photos.
It Took E.P.A. Pressure to Get VW to Admit Fault
Volkswagen executives told environmental regulators repeatedly that discrepancies on pollution tests were not a deliberate attempt to deceive...
National Briefing | Rockies: Colorado: Court Will Examine Fracking Bans
The State Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide whether cities can ban hydraulic fracturing.
Fading Coal Industry in China May Offer Chance to Aid Climate
The subject of greenhouse gas emissions will be on the table when President Obama hosts President Xi Jinping of China at the White House....