Nathan Rott appears in the following:
Wednesday, August 08, 2018
Massive wildfires in Western states are rapidly depleting funds set aside to fight fires. At the same time, many experts argue our priorities are wrong — we should be spending more on prescribed burns, and less on fighting fires in unpopulated areas.
Tuesday, August 07, 2018
Over more than three months, lava from Kilauea inundated two seaside communities and reshaped the island's southeast coast. But while activity has lessened, it doesn't mean the eruption has ended.
Thursday, July 26, 2018
The Trump administration wants to roll back some rules for endangered species. Environmentalists say it could mean more species go extinct.
Monday, July 23, 2018
A warming climate is knocking nature's rhythms out of sync. High in the Rocky Mountains, scientists have been tracking the impact for decades.
Monday, July 16, 2018
Researchers at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography hope to turn surfers into citizen scientists by equipping them with a "smartfin" that gathers data as they surf.
Friday, July 06, 2018
Scandal-plagued EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has resigned from his post, leaving many environmental regulatory rollbacks at the agency up in the air.
Thursday, July 05, 2018
After months of ethics and spending scandals, and investigations into Scott Pruitt, President Trump has accepted his EPA administrator's resignation.
Monday, July 02, 2018
The currently beleaguered but storied Los Angeles Lakers get another superstar to try to bring back winning ways. LeBron James chooses to join the Lakers and the city's basketball fans rejoice.
Friday, June 08, 2018
The list of alleged ethical missteps by EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt just keeps growing longer, but they don't seem to be having any effect on his standing with President Trump.
Tuesday, June 05, 2018
Lava from Kilauea volcano has filled Kapoho Bay and inundated a section of coastline that was once covered with lush forest and dotted by homes.
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
The eruption of Kilauea on Hawaii's Big Island is causing local devastation, but it is an exciting research opportunity for volcanologists.
Sunday, May 27, 2018
The spectacular lava fountains and fissures on Hawaii's Big Island are scaring the tourists away. That's a big problem for an island whose economy is heavily dependent on visitor dollars.
Saturday, May 26, 2018
The evacuated housing development at Leilani Estates was built on the flank of the volcano. Some people wonder why anyone would ever live there. The answer? The homes are affordable.
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Hawaii officials continue to warn the public about dangers from the active volcano on the Big Island, including the lava flowing toward a power plant. In the meantime, they are trying to reassure possible visitors that the tourism opportunities have not been affected.
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Over 40 structures have been destroyed and thousands remain evacuated as the volcano erupts. Lava flows from dozens of fissures have reached the ocean, creating a dangerous phenomenon known as "laze."
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt often cites the need for "regulatory certainty." But even some supporters of his sweeping rollbacks say they're creating the opposite.
Thursday, May 10, 2018
EPA chief Scott Pruitt is praised by industry and conservatives for his aggressive moves to roll back environmental regulations. But how much he's changed the department is debatable.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
The EPA says it wants to only use research in which all data are publicly available. Scientists say this would hurt policy making on everything from air pollution to toxic waste and pesticides.
Friday, April 13, 2018
The National Park Service will increase entrance fees at 117 national parks by at least $5. The increases are far smaller than had previously been proposed by the Trump administration.
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
New money is going towards gun violence research, paving the way for new generation of data analysts, who have grown up in an era of mass shootings, to enter the field.