The plastic industry could soon surpass coal in greenhouse gas emissions. Yet, its growing climate impact is largely unnoticed.
Better torque, smoother ride, less maintenance and, of course, low emissions put a history of gas-powered vehicles in the rear-view mirror.
Two new books lend insights on living and taking action in a catastrophic era.
Protecting the irreplaceable value of Maine’s rockweed ecosystems.
Making the grid more climate resilient will take planning grounded in science and localized power generation.
A group of Maine philanthropists demonstrates climate leadership.
As Maine reinvents its electricity grid, it will need greater public engagement, utility oversight and data-sharing.
On top of agreeing to divest from fossil fuels, lawmakers pass 10 measures that promise to reduce carbon emissions and adapt to climate impacts.
How renewable power is reshaping electricity markets.
Youth activists, encouraged by the passage of a pioneering mandate, are leading the state and nation toward fossil fuel divestment.
SEND US A TIP
Many of our stories, including some by this author, have been based on tips from readers.
Help us expand our in-depth and enterprise reporting.
Subscribe to our newsletters
We publish two newsletters: The Daily Monitor (a curation of the day’s most important news from our media partners) and The Sunday Monitor (exclusively featuring our work).