Sunday, April 14, 2024

Recent court ruling threatens progress in PFAS chemical regulation

PFAS have become a focal point for public health experts due to their association with a range of diseases, including cancer, liver and kidney conditions, and reproductive issues.

Expanding Agroforestry Project to help farmers and environment

Eligible farmers will be able to participate in the project, which is funded through the USDA’s Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities with $60 million of the $3.1 billion in funding going to agroforestry.

Thirsty fields: How agriculture drains the Colorado River’s lifeline

As water becomes increasingly scarce, what choices lie ahead for the river's sustainability?

Biden admin takes ‘long overdue’ steps to limit methane emissions from drilling on public...

The U.S. Department of the Interior takes a bold step forward with new rules to curb methane emissions from oil and gas operations on federal and Tribal lands, marking a significant leap towards sustainable energy practices and environmental stewardship.

Fish and Wildlife Service publish final rule on African elephant imports

The amendment to the 4(d) rule for African elephants is said to protect and conserve African elephants both in the wild and in captivity.

Of life and lithium

“California is poised to become the world’s largest source of batteries, and it couldn’t come at a more crucial moment in our efforts to move away from fossil fuels.”

Mexico’s stand against GMO corn sparks US trade dispute

Mexico's firm stance on banning genetically modified (GM) corn imports, a policy that has prompted the United States to escalate the matter to a dispute settlement panel under the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

Report: As climate crisis expands, Canada still hands billions to fossil fuel industry

The government of Justin Trudeau continues to spend massive quantities of public money supporting the primary cause of climate change.

Endangered Australian woylies make a comeback

Western Shield was initiated by the Department of Biodiversity and the Conservation and Attractions of Western Australia has recorded the greatest-ever frequency of woylie sightings this year.

What’s so green about burning trees? The false promise of biomass energy

Bioenergy companies are clear-cutting American forests to heat and electrify Europe. This broken system harms public health, the environment, and the climate.