Friday, December 19, 2014
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Brad Plumer

Senior Editor

On the apocalypse beat, more or less.

Most Recent Posts

The EPA is regulating coal ash waste. And environmentalists aren't happy.

But environmentalists say the rules are too flimsy to stop future coal ash spills — like the one in North Carolina earlier this year.

Why gas prices vary so much from state to state

A driver in St. Louis pays $2.08 per gallon. But in San Francisco it's $2.97 per gallon.

Map: Here's where the polar bears are vanishing

In one area, bear populations fell 40% in a decade as the Arctic warmed up. In others, they're hanging on.

New York State decides to ban fracking

Officials worried about the potential for groundwater contamination — and weren't convinced fracking would lead to an economic boom.

NASA can see your Christmas lights from space

Large US cities get 50 percent brighter at night during the holidays, thanks to the extra lighting.

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