"A treaty more than 150 years old shields tribal businesses from Washington state's gas tax, the Supreme Court ruled today."
People & Population
"Faced with reservoirs less than half full along the Colorado River, federal authorities and negotiators for Colorado and six other Western states on Tuesday finalized a landmark plan to share the burden of voluntarily using less water as growing cities and warming temperatures deplete the supply for 40 million people."
"Spring has arrived in Southern California and with it a crisis has blossomed in the small city of Lake Elsinore, where tens of thousands of visitors have flocked to see a “superbloom” of poppies in a desert canyon."
"Yak, reindeer and entire ways of life in the “Third Pole” and Scandinavia face new threats in a warming world."
"Protests erupted across the globe on Friday led by youth activists demanding governments take action to thwart the inevitable effects of climate change."
"Scientists were warning about the risks of climate change and the burning of fossil fuels when today's world leaders were Greta Thunberg's age."
"They've come of age in a warming world. Now, students in nearly 100 countries and dozens of U.S. states are skipping school to fight climate change."
"The world must either move environmental protection to the top of its agenda now or suffer dire consequences, according to a United Nations report issued today."