Friday, July 30, 2021

Tag: air pollution

Polluted Environment is Responsible for One-Quarter of Global Deaths

Diseases caused by environmental hazards are preventable but only if local governments intervene.

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Latest Effort to Block Air Pollution Rule

Twenty states tried to derail the Obama administration’s mercury regulation.

Drones in the Skies Over America: A Potential Nightmare in the...

With this new obsession with drones comes more air traffic issues, privacy issues, and possible vulnerability to terrorist attacks. These drones might seem like harmless toys, but they can cause serious damage.

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Planet’s vital signs are reaching dangerous ‘tipping points’ amid climate crisis, scientists warn

“We need to stop treating the climate emergency as a stand-alone issue—global heating is not the sole symptom of our stressed Earth system.”

Maine becomes first state to make corporations pay for recycling

“While we’re first in the U.S., we’re not going to be the last.”

What the Pegasus Project has revealed about the rise of for profit surveillance

For journalists and activists what we’ve learned about Pegasus has created new doubts about security.

Labor rights advocates’ Fight for $15 has helped millions of workers

“The success of the movement for higher wages... only reaffirms how far out of step lawmakers in Congress are from their constituents, as they continue to refuse to raise the federal minimum wage.”

Police sergeant suspended after kicking handcuffed woman’s head on video

The Atlanta Police Department has not yet released the names of the police officer, sergeant, or the victim who was not charged with a crime.