It’s hard to wrap your mind around the climate crisis. It’s at once an issue that affects everyone and an issue that does not tangibly affect most people’s daily lives. You can take individual actions, like driving less or using less plastic, but one person’s actions...
In the days before the Clean Air Act, if you hiked up to the Vulcan statue and looked down the side of Red Mountain, you would see a cloudy city choked in smog. The hazy soot that we now call “air pollution” was as much a symbol of Birmingham’s industrial progress as...
Alabama lawmakers are still in denial about the need to protect this state from the climate crisis. After Hurricane Ida proved that climate change is making storms more destructive, and even though more than half of Alabama residents believe that global warming is...
From a high vantage point on any given day, Birmingham residents can see several plumes of vapor on the northwest horizon. Those fluffy, unnatural clouds emanate from the largest emitter of greenhouse gases in the country — the Miller Steam Plant in Quinton, located...
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