Latest from Steven Mufson
Heavy rains influenced by climate change and aging dam infrastructure could spell disaster in many states.
  • May 22, 2020
United Precision Products is using a test that uncovered six infected carriers in its workforce.
  • May 22, 2020
Federal regulators revoked the Edenville Dam’s license to produce hydroelectric power in 2018 over whether it could handle big floods.
  • May 20, 2020
A preliminary study finds that Abbott’s ID NOW test, which can detect the coronavirus in as little as five minutes, missed between a third and 48 percent of samples detected by a diagnostic tool made by Cepheid.
  • May 13, 2020
The at-home saliva tests don’t require risky face-to-face interactions or an uncomfortable nasal swabs. Other researchers are also working on test strips similar to a home pregnancy test.
  • May 13, 2020
in 2014, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund decided to sever fossil fuel investments -- and since then it has outpaced its benchmark indices.
  • May 9, 2020
Trump promised oil and gas companies economic relief. But renewables are getting less focus in Washington.
  • May 4, 2020
The International Energy Agency says the drop in CO2 emissions is six times as large as the previous record in 2009.
  • Apr 30, 2020
White House faces pressure to turn away Saudi tankers amid warnings of a “storage wall.”
  • Apr 27, 2020
How one hospital and some manufacturers with 3-D printing capabilities came up with new designs and new supplies of swabs for coronavirus testing.
  • Apr 22, 2020