Which 20 countries emit the most carbon dioxide? This table shows data compiled by the Energy Information Agency, which estimates carbon dioxide emissions from all sources of fossil fuel burning and consumption.
Our planet's rich variety of plant and animal life provides many important products and services—from foods and medicines to clean water and pest control—as well as a multitude of less tangible benefits.
The Clean Air Act has a long record of keeping Americans safe from air pollution and its damaging health effects. A recent decision by Environmental Protection Agency threatens to walk back these vital protections.
Michigan has implemented a more restrictive electoral system relative to other states, and heavy gerrymandering makes it more difficult for the state's citizens to hold their representatives accountable.