Wednesday, April 24, 2024

China bans single-use plastic straws and shopping bags

China is one of the world's biggest users of single-use plastic and in 2010, produced 60 million tonnes of plastic waste.

Two years after its historic deep freeze, Texas is increasingly vulnerable to...

In our view, an approach that employs every tool in the toolbox—including efficiency, demand response and increased grid connectivity—would better serve the state.

Methane emissions from food waste alarmingly accelerate climate crisis

As EPA reports highlight the staggering methane emissions from food waste, the U.S. grapples with an overlooked environmental hazard.

U.S. Senate passes resolution condemning pro-Palestinian campus activism amidst escalating speech suppression

Amidst rising tensions and a national debate, voices on U.S. campuses and workplaces face severe backlash for speaking out on the Israel-Gaza conflict, raising pivotal questions about free speech and the price of political expression in America.

$7.8 million from foreign governments: Trump’s unprecedented earnings in office raise constitutional questions

Exposing the ties: uncovering Trump's multi-million dollar deals with foreign states during presidency.

Plastic pollution: Could we have solved the problem nearly 50 years ago?

What if we’d listened to the researchers who first warned us about plastic pollution in the 1970s?

Kentucky unleashes fury with bill to legalize deadly force against unhoused

A controversial bill in Kentucky aims to criminalize homelessness and expand 'Stand Your Ground' laws, sparking widespread criticism for its approach to a growing social issue.

GOP governors rally behind Texas in Supreme Court border dispute

Texas Governor Greg Abbott, backed by 25 GOP governors, maintains razor wire barriers at Eagle Pass, igniting a national debate on border security and state sovereignty.

The U.S. is stockpiling nuclear arms, and the cost is astonishing

We're spending $1.2 trillion on weapons that invariably make the world a more dangerous place.

Expert warns: Gaza faces unprecedented famine in decades as Israel tightens grip

Experts alarm over the rapid deterioration of life in Gaza, citing Israel's stringent blockade as a catalyst for a famine crisis unseen in modern history.