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Utilities are starting to invest in big batteries instead of building...

Jeremiah Johnson, North Carolina State University and Joseph F. DeCarolis, North Carolina State University Due to their decreasing costs, lithium-ion batteries now dominate a range...

Fossil fuels are bad for your health and harmful in many...

Noel Healy, Salem State University; Jennie C. Stephens, Northeastern University, and Stephanie Malin, Colorado State University Many Democratic lawmakers aim to pass a Green New...

Relaxed environmental regulations heighten risk during natural disasters

Brian J. Gerber, Arizona State University and Melanie Gall, Arizona State University Heavy rains following Hurricane Florence have raised concerns over the release of toxic...

Another problem with China’s coal: Mercury in rice

Noelle Eckley Selin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Sae Yun Kwon, Pohang University of Science and Technology Mercury pollution is a problem usually associated with...

Black lung disease on the rise: 5 questions answered

Anna Allen, West Virginia University and Carl Werntz, West Virginia University Editor’s note: An article published Feb. 6, 2018 in the Journal of the American...

Mercury from industrialized nations is polluting the Arctic – here’s how...

Daniel Obrist, University of Massachusetts Lowell Scientists have long understood that the Arctic is affected by mercury pollution, but know less about how it happens....

The pull of energy markets – and legal challenges – will...

Hari Osofsky, Pennsylvania State University and Hannah Wiseman, Florida State University On Oct. 10, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt formally announced a repeal of the Clean...

Trump’s policies will harm coal-dependent communities instead of helping them

Mark Partridge, The Ohio State University and Michael Betz, The Ohio State University EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is moving to repeal the Clean Power Plan...

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CBD: Rising star or popular fad?

Jenny Wilkerson, University of Florida and Lance McMahon, University of Florida Cannabidiol, or CBD, has become a household name. On many social media sites, people...