The pressure is on for forecasters warning about high heat
News that temperatures last year once again hit global highs — with 2020 tying for the hottest year on record — underscores challenges facing weather forecasters tasked with educating people about the dangers of heat.
Etzel: Biden should hire more epidemiologists at EPA
After being sidelined by the Trump administration, one of EPA's top epidemiologists says the incoming Biden administration leadership should take her field more seriously if it truly wants to protect public health.
Biden in hot seat to protect workers from warming
American laborers face a fatal threat from rising temperatures. They have collapsed installing roofs, fainted during firefighter training drills and dropped dead planting crops.
LA pauses cremation pollution limits with COVID-19 surge
With one Los Angeles County resident dying every eight minutes from the coronavirus, the region's air quality regulator has temporarily suspended pollution limits on crematoriums.
Army Corps gives Yazoo Pumps final approval
The Army Corps of Engineers today gave final approval to a controversial flood-control project, just under the wire.