Friday, August 23, 2019
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State Cutbacks, Recalcitrance Hinder Clean Air Act Enforcement

Federal law that underpins Obama’s Clean Power Plan is unevenly enforced by states with shrinking staffs, polluter-friendly policies.

First Agent Orange, Now Roundup: What’s Monsanto Up to in Vietnam?

Will another drawn-out battle be fought in the rice-fields? And who will win that battle?

This Wind-Powered Device Pulls 11 Gallons of Drinkable Water From the Air Each Day

This low-cost, low-tech water condenser could help create water self-sufficiency in communities around the world that lack regular access to clean, drinkable water.

Appeals Court Lifts Injunction Preventing Dakota Access Pipeline Construction

However, construction cannot resume immediately, since three federal agencies have ordered a halt on any development of the pipeline on federal lands.
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Are TV Networks the Last Bastion of Climate Denial?

"If the TV networks don’t start making these links between climate change and extreme weather events, they will be one of the last bastions of climate denial."

INFOGRAPHIC: The True Cost Of Eating Meat

The animal agricultural industry has a massive negative impact on the environment as a whole. But what is the true cost of eating meat?

Climate Change All But Ignored Again at Presidential Debate

"Climate change demands the attention of both candidates and their parties, and it is shameful that it was given so little."

One Tribe’s ‘Long Walk’ Upstream for Environmental and Cultural Justice

Wisconsin's Menominee tap their forebears—and Native American cultural rebirth underway in North Dakota—on a walk to protect their river.

Humans Have Destroyed 10% of Earth’s Wilderness in Just 20 Years

“If we don’t act soon, there will only be tiny remnants of wilderness around the planet, and this is a disaster for conservation, for climate change and for some of the most vulnerable human communities on the planet.”

In Standing Rock and Beyond, A New Era of Indigenous Activism Arises

“The world needs us right now. The statistics say we are 4 percent of the population, but we are protecting more than 80 percent of the world’s biodiversity.”