Americans are increasingly filling their plates with packaged foods like pre-made pie dough and bagged lettuce. But that convenience comes with a growing energy cost.
Some are calling a methane leak in Southern California the worst environmental disaster since the BP oil spill. And it's likely to go on for months.
A uranium enrichment plant in Piketon, Ohio used to employ hundreds of workers. Now hundreds more are busy cleaning up its legacy of pollution. But those jobs—critical to the town's economy—could be gone soon too.
Rodney Stotts grew up selling dope and guns. But he's always loved caring for birds. The drugs landed him in jail. The birds helped set him free.
Figs aren't especially suited to growing in the cold climate of the Northeast. But Italian immigrants have developed an odd but effective technique for helping fig trees survive the winter.
New EPA pollution standards have led many coal-fired power plants to close their doors in recent years. But one Pennsylvania power plant is cleaning up its act in order to survive.
Outside the formal negotiations in Paris, students activists are hoping to leave their mark on the global conversation about climate change.
Secretary of State John Kerry called on global leaders to not let political dysfunction get in the way of saving the planet for future generations.