The Obama administration made a long-anticipated announcement that it would, for the first time ever, regulate methane from oil and gas wells. The proposal comes as the U.S. is undergoing a fracking boom and the Obama administration is trying to push through curbs on greenhouse gases like the kinds created by oil and gas drilling.
A new law freezing Ohio’s green energy standards has led to significant declines in the state's wind and solar industry, research finds. But that research finding is getting blowback from a key backer of that law.
Rachel Carson wrote the seminal book, “Silent Spring,” about widespread and largely untested use of chemicals and pesticides sealed her celebrity status. She even has a bridge named in her honor in Pittsburgh. But there hasn’t been a documentary made about her life and work since 1963. That is until now—“The Power of One Voice: A 50-Year Perspective on the Life of Rachel Carson.”