Environment

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Calling the legislation "diabolical and deceptive," critics of Pompeo's bill have vowed a fight. (Photo: CT Senate Democrats/cc/flickr)
The battle over genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, reached the U.S. capital on Wednesday when news broke that Kansas Republican Rep. Mike Pompeo will reintroduce a bill that blocks states from requiring GMO labeling. The legislation , dubbed by critics the Deny Americans the Right-to-Know or DARK Act, grants the Secretary of Health and Human...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Marking 26 years since the Exxon Valdez ran aground spilling as much as 38...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
The Kayford Mine, a mountaintop removal project near Charleston, West Virginia. (Photo: Dennis Dimick/cc/flickr)
A new report released Tuesday by the London-based Carbon Tracker Initiative...

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Though he gets the appeal of free snow cones and penguins, John Oliver is more worried about the environmental impact of an estimated 40,000 eager tourists a year traipsing to and inevitably trashing Antarctica. His solution: A hilarious anti-tourism PSA.