Locally caught fish are full of dangerous chemicals called PFAS

Editor’s Note: Sign up for CNN’s Life, But Greener newsletter. Our limited newsletter series guides you on how to minimize your personal role in the climate crisis — and reduce your eco-anxiety. CNN  —  Fish caught in the fresh waters of the nation’s streams and rivers and the Great Lakes contain dangerously high levels of … Read more

NFL’s Tennessee Titans delay game one hour as state deals with rolling power outages

CNN  —  The NFL’s Tennessee Titans delayed its scheduled noon CT game by an hour due to rolling blackouts in the region, which have since ended, stemming from the winter storm and brutal cold. “Due to the extreme weather and power outages affecting our region, kickoff for today’s game has been postponed one hour to … Read more

NASA’s quake-detecting InSight Mars mission has come to an end

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN  —  After making groundbreaking discoveries about the mysterious interior of the red planet, the InSight lander’s mission has officially ended. The stationary lander spent nearly 1,500 days on Mars. Mission managers declared the program’s … Read more

The world is burning more coal than ever before — and the consequences for climate are dire

CNN  —  The global energy crisis caused by Russia’s war on Ukraine has pushed global demand for coal – the most polluting of all fossil fuels – to a record high in 2022, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Friday. Demand for coal is set to grow 1.2% and top 8 billion metric tons … Read more

Listen to Martian weather, recorded by Perseverance rover

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN  —  A towering whirlwind of dust passed right over the Perseverance rover as it explored the site of an ancient lake on Mars – and the rover recorded the first sounds of this Martian … Read more

Nuclear fusion breakthrough a milestone for the future of clean energy, US officials say

CNN  —  US Department of Energy officials announced a history-making accomplishment in nuclear fusion Tuesday: For the first time, US scientists produced more energy from fusion than the laser energy they used to power the experiment. A so-called “net energy gain” is a major milestone in a decadeslong attempt to source clean, limitless energy from … Read more

Here’s how many times you need to reuse your reusable grocery bags

Editor’s Note: Sign up for CNN’s Life, But Greener newsletter. Our limited newsletter series guides you on lifestyle changes to minimize your personal role in the climate crisis — and reduce your eco-anxiety. CNN  —  The battle against the single-use plastic bag may not be won but it’s definitely under way. Restrictions on their use … Read more

Oldest DNA sheds light on a 2 million-year-old ecosystem that has no modern parallel

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN  —  A core of ice age sediment from northern Greenland has yielded the world’s oldest sequences of DNA. The 2 million-year-old DNA samples revealed the now largely lifeless polar region was once home to … Read more

IEA: The world will gain enough renewable energy in 5 years to power China

London CNN Business  —  Global renewable power capacity is set to grow as much in the next five years as it has over the past two decades, as soaring energy prices and the climate crisis force governments to ditch fossil fuels. In a report published Tuesday, the International Energy Agency forecast a sharp acceleration in … Read more

Another OPEC? Indonesia wants to create a cartel for battery metals

London CNN Business  —  Indonesia produces more nickel than any other country. As demand soars for batteries to power the energy transition, that presents a huge opportunity, and the archipelago nation of 276 million people intends to take advantage of it. With the electric vehicle revolution driving up demand for key battery metals such as … Read more