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In-Depth Coverage of Climate Change Issues and the Impact on the DC Area

Sep 27, 2019

Climate Activists Blocked Streets Near Banks, Trump Hotel

Climate Activists Blocked Streets Near Banks, Trump Hotel

Climate change activists blocked the streets around major banks and the Trump International Hotel during a roughly two-hour protest during Friday morning's rush hour.

Sep 23, 2019
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By Justin Finch, Adam Tuss

Photos: With Banners and a Boat, Activists Block DC Streets

Climate activists are fanning out across the District on Monday morning and are...View gallery

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Sep 23, 2019

Climate Activists Block Busy DC Intersections for AM Rush

Climate Activists Block Busy DC Intersections for AM Rush

Climate activists fanned out across the District on Monday morning, blocking several major intersections to bring attention to climate change.

Jul 6, 2019

Experts Warn of 'Dead Zone' in Chesapeake Bay From Pollution

Experts Warn of 'Dead Zone' in Chesapeake Bay From Pollution

When the Conowingo Dam opened to fanfare nearly a century ago, the massive wall of concrete and steel began its job of harnessing water power in northern Maryland. It also quietly provided a side benefit:...

Jun 29, 2019

Cleanup of Spilled Coal in Great Dismal Swamp to Take Weeks

Cleanup of Spilled Coal in Great Dismal Swamp to Take Weeks

The cleanup of a coal train derailment in Virginia's Great Dismal Swamp will likely take weeks.

Jun 27, 2019

Coal Train Derails into Great Dismal Swamp Wildlife Refuge

Coal Train Derails into Great Dismal Swamp Wildlife Refuge

A coal train has derailed in the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in Virginia, raising concerns about its wildlife and the fragile peat soil that has accumulated there over the course of centuries.

Apr 26, 2019

How Your Kitchen Plays a Big Role in Your Carbon Footprint

How Your Kitchen Plays a Big Role in Your Carbon Footprint

In fact, when it comes to food waste, consumers are frequently the ones doing the least in dealing with the problem, costing not just the environment but their own wallets in the process. Here are some companies

Apr 24, 2019

DC Region Gets Failing Grade on Air Quality Measure: Report

DC Region Gets Failing Grade on Air Quality Measure: Report

It may be getting more difficult to breathe easy in the D.C. metro region, according to a new report from the American Lung Association.

Apr 23, 2019

Broccoli City Wants to Make the Environment Cool Again

Broccoli City Wants to Make the Environment Cool Again

You might recognize the name Broccoli City as an annual music and culture festival popular in D.C. for its incredible lineup. But you might not know that the festival's main mission is driving millennials...

Apr 22, 2019

How Solar Power Gets to Maryland Homes Without Any Panels

How Solar Power Gets to Maryland Homes Without Any Panels

A community solar company is Maryland is offering residents the chance to power their homes on energy from the sun without installing panels.

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