Environment


Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks about climate change and wildfires affecting western states, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Biden’s Plan for the Climate Is Focused on Clean Jobs. Trump Says ‘It Will Start Getting Cooler.’

Both presidential nominees spoke about the environment as wildfires burn throughout the West Coast. Only Biden has released a plan to fight climate change.

Gregg Sasek, dispersed recreation manager for the Coronado National Forest Santa Catalina Ranger District, demonstrates how ground along the Palisade Trail has been burnt out making it easy for hikers to sink a leg into the soil, on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, near Tucson, Ariz. Various dangers are still being accessed throughout the Coronado National Forest as a result of the Bighorn Fire. (Josh Galemore/Arizona Daily Star via AP, Pool)
5 Ways Biden’s Climate Plan Can Address Everything From Arizona Wildfires to Economic Collapse

Arizona has experienced record wildfires this year, with blazes lasting longer than normal into the summer due to a lackluster monsoon season.

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Here’s What Arizona Would Look Like Under Biden’s Climate Plan

Biden has acknowledged climate change as an “existential threat,” while Trump has wrongly called it a “hoax.”

Image courtesy Grand Canyon National Park via Associated Press
300 Million-Year-Old Fossilized Footprints Found at Grand Canyon

Researchers say they footprints pre-date dinosaurs, and originate from a time when the earth’s land was assembled into the supercontinent Pangea.

(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
Trump to Dump Rules That Protect You From Methane

Rolling back emissions rules for oil and gas companies is dangerous for the environment and your health.

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July Was Phoenix’s Hottest Month Ever. Where Do We Go From Here?

One solution to beat the heat lies in Joe Biden's climate proposal, which includes several solutions to combat urban heat.

Helicopters battling Bighorn Fire
Arizona Officials Leave Wildfires’ Long-Term Impact on Air Quality in the Hands of the EPA

Wildfire smoke isn't just bad for the environment — it also carries fine particles that cause respiratory and other health problems.