Trump's plastic straws snub 'liberal' ban
The latest addition to the President Trump's reelection campaign's online store is a 10-pack of plastic straws each emblazoned with "Trump." The listing features a photo of an unwrapped, solitary red straw, which Trump supporters might want to purchase, it suggests, because "liberal paper straws don't work."
Study of blue whale feeding spots aims to boost protection
New findings published yesterday hold promise for efforts to protect endangered blue whale populations off the California coast, the authors claim.
Calls for domestic battery production get bipartisan support
With demand for plug-in electric vehicles projected to keep rising, Republicans and Democrats agreed at a hearing yesterday that the growing market must prioritize sustainable and domestic manufacturing of batteries.
Project aims to protect vast tracts in coal-rich areas
The Nature Conservancy yesterday announced one of its largest-ever conservation programs with the acquisition of vast tracts of forestland across central Appalachian coal fields.
Report outlines financial risks in mining-dependent areas
A new report outlines looming economic threats facing 26 U.S. counties that the authors identify as "coal-mining dependent."