Saturday, May 21, 2022

Rich nations aren’t ‘paying their fair share’ to mitigate the climate crisis, says report...

"Unless there is a fair deal that accounts for the legacy of climate change caused by industrialized developed countries, we will never have a sustainable global strategy."

The most important thing media can tell us is how we’re getting infected

Finding out what the weak spots are in our defense against the coronavirus is the most vital task journalists can perform right now. It’s news we could use—desperately.

Eight of the 10 nations most at risk from climate and toxic pollution in...

Toxic pollution in the environment, be it dirty air, contaminated water or unhealthy soils, accounted for more than 8 million deaths globally in 2018.

#DrillingisKilling: Surfrider Foundation releases video to inform public of Trump administration’s offshore drilling plans

The Trump administration's new plan to expand offshore oil drilling will impact thousands of miles of coastline and the coastal life as many have...

In parting blow to climate science, Trump admin removes expert in charge of National...

The administration on Friday reassigned Michael Kuperberg, a climate scientist who runs the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP), which produces the report.

Stormwater could become an important water source—if we stopped ignoring it

Collecting runoff from rain and other precipitation to aid water supply has great potential, but its many benefits are often overlooked.

Plastic, plastic everywhere – airborne microplastics are settling into the most remote corners of...

Compared with microplastics in the marine and terrestrial environments, the phenomenon of airborne microplastics is even less well understood.
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Warren, Booker & Steyer to take part in first-ever presidential forum on environmental justice

“It’s important that we have these conversations about climate change, but those are the symptoms of a disease.”

Fed agency plans are not adequate to prevent 99.8% of U.S. endangered species from...

“Our study demonstrates that while climate change is a pressing threat to imperiled species, agencies that manage federally protected species have not given enough attention to this threat.”

Oil, gas, petrochemical financial woes predate pandemic — and will continue after, despite bailouts,...

“The crash that we’re seeing in the oil and gas and petrochemicals industry is a recent intensification of what has been a very long-term trend.”