Zika is exploding because this particular mosquito is a formidable opponent - and it is currently winning the battle.
Besides the potential health risks, the rush into shale gas will mean less economic benefit for Pennsylvania compared to take-it-slow states.
A report released last week on the human costs of climate change estimates that 400,000 people on our planet died from its consequences in 2010. That number is expected to rise to almost 700,000 by 2030.
Organic food may be no more nutritious than conventional food, but that offers little insight into the overall value of organics or its impact on the public’s health.
According to polling done last week by the University of Texas, 70 percent of Americans now believe that the climate is changing. Now what?
New Jersey, New York and California are among those carefully weighing the potential economic gains of hydraulic fracturing against its potential consequences for the environment, animals and human health.
The only sense I can make of the plan proposed last week by North Carolina legislators to join the climate change denialist bandwagon and alter the way the state projects rising sea levels is that they are taking their cues from Superman’s nemesis.
William Penn wasn’t messing around when he founded the state of Pennsylvania in 1681, and Quakers aren’t messing around today as they get ready to walk across the state to protest PNC Bank’s financing of mountaintop removal coal mining.
Today marks the start of National Ground Water Awareness Week. If we're not careful, it could become National Ground Water Remembrance Week.
What do 17 dead cows, seven stillborn puppies, an anorexic horse, and a delirious child have in common? Unfortunately, there’s no punch line to this one.