Stories by Suzanne Goldenberg

Suzanne Goldenberg is the U.S. environment correspondent of the Guardian and is based in Washington DC. She has won several awards for her work in the Middle East, and in 2003 covered the US invasion of Iraq from Baghdad. She is author of Madam President, about Hillary Clinton's historic run for White House. subscribe to Suzanne Goldenberg's feed

Posted on: Nov 6, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Obama turns down controversial proposal to build 1,700-mile pipeline through six states, saying ‘it does not serve the national interests’ of the US.

Posted on: Oct 14, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Study predicts plants will start budding three weeks sooner by end of century as climate change exerts direct effect on seasonal calendar.

Posted on: Oct 13, 2015, Source: The Guardian

In a recent vote, Hoesung Lee was chosen to replace Rajendra Pachauri, who was forced to step down after being accused of sexual harassment.

Posted on: Jul 9, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Newly unearthed memo from renowned scientist paints a damning picture.

Posted on: Jun 29, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Landmark 5-4 decision is major setback for Obama's efforts to set limits on amount of mercury, arsenic and other toxins coal-fired power plants can spew into air, lakes and rivers.

Posted on: Jun 19, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Religious leaders say pontiff’s call for action brings urgency to existing support for environmental measures in Obama administrations’s climate plan.

Posted on: Jun 12, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Funds allocated to organizations lobbying against Obama’s climate bill and working to undermine rules to reduce carbon pollution, tax records show.

Posted on: Jun 11, 2015, Source: The Guardian

More than 100 U.S. and Canadian scientists publish letter saying tar sands crude should be relegated to fuel of last resort, because it causes so much pollution.

Posted on: May 27, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Climate change is a moral challenge and those who deny it are not using God’s gift of knowledge, says presiding bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori.

Posted on: Feb 24, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Richard Berman routed funding for at least 16 studies and five front groups attacking Environmental Protection Agency rules on power plant emissions.

Posted on: Feb 9, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Two million will be spent on growing milkweed and other butterfly-friendly plants along main migration routes from Minnesota to Mexico.

Posted on: Jan 26, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Two Pennsylvanian children will live their lives under a gag order imposed under a $750,000 settlement.

Posted on: Jan 23, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Climate change has symbolic clock now at three minutes to apocalypse, the darkest hour for humanity since the cold war.

Posted on: Jan 15, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Faculty members call on university to recognize urgency of climate change and divest.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2015, Source: The Guardian

The EPA will cut oil and gas industry methane emissions as president seeks to bolster climate legacy.

Posted on: Dec 3, 2014, Source: The Guardian

The large conservative lobbying network is pressing lawmakers to gut new EPA regulations.

Posted on: Oct 24, 2014, Source: The Guardian

Industry giants spend more than $25 million to defeat mandatory labeling ballot initiatives in Oregon and Colorado.

Posted on: Oct 8, 2014, Source: The Guardian

In this climate changed world, east coasters will need a lot more than wading boots.

Posted on: Oct 1, 2014, Source: The Guardian

FAA reroutes flights to stave off a calamitous stampede of displaced mammals.

Posted on: Sep 16, 2014, Source: The Guardian

In the proposed 6th grade texts, students were introduced to global warming amid false claims that there was scientific disagreement about its causes.

Posted on: Sep 15, 2014, Source: The Guardian

Faulty natural gas well casings blamed in study for methane leakage in Barnett Shale and the Marcellus formation.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2014, Source: The Guardian

314 species, including the bald eagle and 10 state birds of US at risk from climate change

Posted on: Jul 14, 2014, Source: The Guardian

Disasters including storms, floods and heatwaves have increased fivefold since the 1970s, UN finds.

Posted on: Jul 4, 2014, Source: The Guardian

A fifth of the quakes that helped turn the state into America's earthquake capital were caused by just four wells.

Posted on: May 30, 2014, Source: The Guardian

Obama's carbon-cutting plan will likely face strong opposition from GOP climate-change deniers.

Posted on: May 6, 2014, Source: The Guardian

Scientists hope to spur U.S. to action with dire warning; Obama plans push to amplify findings of definitive report.

Posted on: Apr 30, 2014, Source: The Guardian

Report finds 148 million U.S. residents live in areas where smog and soot particles pose health risks.

Posted on: Apr 11, 2014, Source: The Guardian

Smart planning in cities like Miami and Salt Lake City could help save the day.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2014, Source: The Guardian

Report by climate change panel says global warming is fueling not only natural disasters, but potentially famine – and war,

Posted on: Mar 28, 2014, Source: The Guardian

Administration to study magnitude of leaks from methane before deciding in autumn whether to propose new oil and gas controls.

Posted on: Mar 20, 2014, Source: The Guardian

Report shows Alaska, Florida, Gulf of Mexico and north-eastern fisheries are responsible for more than half of discarded fish.

Posted on: Mar 1, 2014, Source: The Guardian

EPA move, hailed as victory for salmon fishermen and native tribes, didn’t amount to immediate veto on Bristol Bay project.

Posted on: Jan 29, 2014, Source: The Guardian

A court injunction brought in by an oil and gas company makes even supermarkets off-limits for Vera Scroggins.

Posted on: Jan 29, 2014, Source: The Guardian

The ban represents one of the most extreme measures taken by the oil and gas industry to date against protesters.

Posted on: Jan 16, 2014, Source: The Guardian

The belief in a planet-wide, quick fix—like using sulphur to block the sun—is utterly delusional, activist says.

Posted on: Dec 16, 2013, Source: The Guardian

Nausea, headaches and nosebleeds, invasive chemical smells, constant drilling, slumping property prices – welcome to Ponder, Texas, where fracking has overtaken the town.

Posted on: Dec 5, 2013, Source: The Guardian

And they will promote a suite of model bills aimed at blocking Obama from cutting greenhouse gas emissions, and state governments from promoting the expansion of wind and solar power.

Posted on: Dec 4, 2013, Source: The Guardian

Exodus from ALEC includes 40 corporate members and 400 Republican legislators.

Posted on: Nov 4, 2013, Source: The Guardian

Entire output of 110MW wind project in Texas was bought up by tech giant, in move that displaces coal from supply chain.

Posted on: Oct 4, 2013, Source: The Guardian

There are growing concerns over radiation risks and a new report finds widespread environmental damage on an unimaginable scale in the US.