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A defeat on offshore drilling extends the Trump administration’s losing streak...

Alejandro E. Camacho, University of California, Irvine and Robert Glicksman, George Washington University The Trump administration’s push to boost fossil fuel extraction has received a...

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...

Grand Canyon National Park turns 100: How a place once called...

Stephen Pyne, Arizona State University Few sights are as instantly recognizable, and few sites speak more fully to American nationalism. Standing on the South Rim...

Deepwater corals thrive at the bottom of the ocean, but can’t...

Sandra Brooke, Florida State University When people think of coral reefs, they typically picture warm, clear waters with brightly colored corals and fishes. But other...

Trump should wage a war on waste instead of battling the...

Clyde Eiríkur Hull, Rochester Institute of Technology President Donald Trump is fighting the wrong fight in his ongoing trade war with the rest of the...

The sage grouse isn’t just a bird – it’s a proxy...

John Freemuth, Boise State University The Trump administration is clashing with conservation groups and others over protection for the greater sage grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus), a...

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....

Interior Secretary Zinke invokes Teddy Roosevelt as model, but his public...

John Freemuth, Boise State University Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s recommendations to shrink four national monuments and allow fossil fuel development activities on others is just...

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After school shootings, students fare poorly in math, English

Louis-Philippe Beland, Louisiana State University and Dongwoo Kim, University of Missouri-Columbia While school shootings have received widespread media attention, their impact on enrollment and...