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May 15, 2024

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced plans to sue the fossil fuel industry for climate change effects on the state. (Carol Thompson/The Detroit News)

Evidence is mounting that human disruptions to natural ecosystems are raising risks of disease spread, according to a new study. (Scott Dance/The Washington Post)

The Biden administration expands two national monuments in California, as a part of his pledge to conserve 30 percent of the nation’s land and waters by 2023. (Coral Davenport/The New York Times)

The Los Angeles Times editorial board is calling for faster climate action as average global temperatures continue to rise due to climate change. (The Los Angeles Times Editorial Board/The Los Angeles Times)

The world’s largest CO2 direct air capture and storage plant. (Cristen Hemingway Jaynes/EcoWatch)

Record breaking extreme heat waves are forcing schools across Asia to close, affecting tens of millions of students and threatening to widen the learning gap further between developed and developing countries. (Mithil Aggarwal/ABC News)

A look at how Virginia’s transformation into “data center capital of the world” is straining natural water resources. (Sachi Kitajima Mulkey/Grist)

Scientists have found toxic chemical DDT in zooplankton and deep-sea fish off the coast of Los Angeles, raising troubling concerns that the toxic chemical might be infiltrating the base of the food web. (Rosanna Xia/The Los Angeles Times)

The Biden administration released guidance for the EV tax credit program aimed making EVs more affordable for consumers and increasing their presence on the road. (Tom Krishner, Matthew Daly/The Associated Press)

A new report from Congress finds major oil companies have misled Americans for decades about the threat of human-caused climate change. (Chase Cain/NBC News)

Then there’s this…

Time to stock up - Huy Fong Foods is halting production of its famed Sriracha sauce as the pepper supply is “too green,” showing how weather events and environmental challenges from climate change are affecting the food supply chain. (Maria Luisa Paul/The Washington Post)


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