Emily Schwartz Greco

05/21/2015 - 3:43pm

    If you live in Virginia and would like to shrink your carbon footprint, here’s what passes for good news: We’re now officially free to ban fracking. For two years, Old Dominion communities weren’t at liberty to prevent that kind of oil and gas drilling.

05/14/2015 - 7:31pm

    Kicking humanity’s addiction to oil, gas, and coal before those industries render the planet uninhabitable may take a miracle. So it’s a good thing that the climate movement found a patron saint.


05/07/2015 - 2:52pm

    Coal’s death throes are drawing closer, especially in Appalachia.

    Nearly three-quarters of the coal extracted from West Virginia, Virginia, and Kentucky these days is being mined at a loss...

04/30/2015 - 8:28pm

    As Earth Day approached, fossil-fuel divestment actions rattled college campuses large and small. Targets ranged from Harvard University’s $36-billion endowment to the University of Mary Washington’s $46-million nest egg.

04/23/2015 - 12:29pm

    President Barack Obama’s spokesman, Josh Earnest, recently boasted that his boss will “go down in history as the greenest president we’ve ever had.”

    Yes, cars, trucks, and...

04/16/2015 - 5:20pm

    The gaggle of workers in Montana’s Carbon County hacking at the barely thawed ground in late December were on a mission: Secure Mud Springs Wind Ranch’s eligibility for a green-energy incentive.


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