The potential health risks of chemicals used in plastic toys have had scientists concerned for years, but new research reveals just how widespread the risk of harm to children remains.
Some economists say a shrinking workforce threatens China's chances of overtaking the U.S. as the world's largest economy. China's workforce is expected to shrink by more than 0.5% a year, as fewer young people replace a growing number of retirees.
A new study points to a stunning loss of topsoil in the Corn Belt — the result of farming practices that have depleted this once-fertile ground.
People eligible for the coronavirus vaccine tell us they are running up against barriers that are designed into the very systems meant to serve those most at risk of dying of the disease. We plan to continue tracking these roadblocks.
The social cost of carbon could have ripple effects throughout industry.
Activists oppose metal shredder moving to East Side, a low-income Latino community reeling from the effects of industrial pollution
Powerful lobbying groups are fighting to block cities from having a final say over building codes that could cut pollution and make energy bills cheaper.
Petaluma has decided it has enough gas stations to last until we transition to electric vehicles.
The court will decide whether Georgia must cap its water use from the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint basin and allow more water to flow downstream to Florida.
Two rural communities prepare to wrest more control over protecting their air from pollution.