Science & Environment

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Bolder action needed on climate change, air quality, health

The third National Climate Assessment report confirms both the role of human activities in causing climate change and the broad range of adverse health consequences that climate change brings.

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Today in women's history: Three Mile Island nuclear reactor overheats

Since the 1979 accident, there has been an ongoing controversy over whether the radiation released at Three Mile Island led to an increase of cancer and infant mortality in the surrounding areas.