The bill outlines clear goals for decarbonization, stipulating a 40 percent reduction from 1990 levels by 2030 and 85 percent by 2050.
The case has reinvigorated a heated debate about anti-discrimination, freedom of religion, and First Amendment speech rights.
More states are including a gender option that isn't male or female on IDs. Advocates believe the changes might have mixed effects.
Prices for women's products, when compared to equivalent products for male counterparts, cost 7 percent more on average.
Botswana decriminalized homosexuality, and Ecuador just legalized same-sex marriage. Here's how research suggests LGBTQ policy might impact antigay bias.
Here's what you need to know about Trump's assertion of executive privilege and what's ahead in the debate over the citizenship question.
More than 75 percent of survey respondents reported that the current political climate has affected their mental health or sense of self.
Both plans draw on the progressive Green New Deal, prioritize environmental justice, and would be paid for by closing corporate tax loopholes.
When it comes to changing people's perceptions, a study suggests that the climate movement may be different from other causes.
The drought has had damaging economic and ecological impacts.
Over the past week, Republicans have blocked the passage of the $19.1 billion disaster relief bill on three separate occasions.
While the U.S. features mainly white men, many countries highlight a more diverse range of people on their currencies.
A research scientist explains where to draw the line between normal variability and climate change.
For decades, the federal government has attempted to better prioritize equity in environmental initiatives. A new report highlights one area in which those efforts have fallen short.
Five black transgender women have been killed in the United States so far this year.
Authorities in Mexico City declared an environmental emergency on Tuesday after pollution reached potentially hazardous levels.
A new report finds that inhaling air pollution doesn't just impact the heart and lungs: It can damage all parts of the body, and cause or worsen diseases.
Here's what some cities, states, and countries are doing about it.
The proposal allocates tens of billions of dollars in funding to combat a variety of issues, including drinking water, broadband access, and health care.
The Alabama Senate on Tuesday voted in favor of a measure that would effectively ban abortion in the state. Here's a selection of Pacific Standard stories about recent challenges to abortion access.
An expert on First Amendment rights weighs in on what happened to Bryan Carmody last Friday.
The National Parks Conservation Association's new report recommends mitigating pollution and transitioning to clean energy, with an emphasis on fair solutions.
Both Butte County and Los Angeles County are still dealing with the social, environmental, and financial costs of the fires.
A new report pushes for zero carbon emissions by 2050, more electric vehicles, and retrofitting urban buildings.
Booker's proposal includes a gun licensing program, an assault weapons ban, and more support for victims and communities of gun violence.
A new report highlights the tax benefits of 60 of the largest American corporations.
Though the vote is expected to be along party lines, the bill is more likely to gain the support of some Republicans than previous climate legislation.
Protesters are concerned that the proposed coal mine would pollute local resources and remove Native land title claims.
Plains All American, the company responsible for the spill, said the fine would not damage the $17 billion company's bottom line.
Other research suggests that women are more likely to experience both sexism and sexual harassment in male-majority workplaces.
Meanwhile, a proposal to expand offshore drilling in U.S. waters has been halted indefinitely.
Could it provide a path to bipartisan—and inclusive—climate change legislation?
Multiple proposed panelists have publicly expressed their skepticism of human-caused climate change.
Warren's plan includes proposals for the elimination of student loan debt for most students, an expansion of grants for low-income students, and free public education.
Climate change protests around the world are stopping traffic and leading to widespread arrests.
The study shows that the chemical reaction used in diesel filters can increase the presence of nitrogen dioxide—and worsen common allergic reactions.
The Imperial Irrigation District in California has sued to halt the plan, arguing that it wrongly ignores the Salton Sea.
Warren's plan includes ending fossil fuel drilling on public lands, eliminating entrance fees for national parks, and mandating spending for the Land and Water Conservation Fund.
According to a new study, scientists found as much microplastic pollution in the air in this remote area as in densely populated cities like Paris.
Protests in Sudan continued following President Omar al-Bashir's ouster, after the military dissolved the government and suspended the country's constitution.
In two new executive orders, Trump seeks to expand executive power over pipelines and make it harder for states to block oil and gas projects.