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Vancouver becomes first city in world to approve zero waste strategic...

"It's a coastal city, with the plastic items having a significant impact on the environment, we feel it's important to take action."

What 30 years of documents show Shell knew about climate science

Despite such fence-sitting over the science, the company knows action is necessary, which makes Shell's continued huge investments in fossil fuels for the next two decades all the more intriguing.

1,400 tons of contaminated soil hauled from Montana reservation oil spill...

Cleanup is still ongoing. So far, more than 50 large dump trucks full of soil have been removed with more to come.

Trump admin. blocked toxic chemicals study fearing ‘public relations nightmare’

"Congress must hold hearings and investigate how it is possible that the EPA, the White House, and HHS have, for months, possessed research that could have helped families understand the health impacts of their exposure to toxic chemicals."

Costa Rica’s progressive policies aim to make the country carbon-free by...

“We have the titanic and beautiful task of abolishing the use of fossil fuels in our economy to make way for the use of clean and renewable energies."

Scientists launch groundbreaking study on health risks of microplastics in seafood

Studies have already found that sea salt can be rich in plastic and that we likely consume the tiny bits that get embedded in many types of seafood.

In blow to Monsanto, India’s top court upholds decision that seeds...

"The Earth will win. Seed will win, Monsanto will lose."

Top scientists from the National Academy of Sciences condemn the Trump...

“There is no point in being a scientist if you are unwilling to defend the technical work you do, especially when that work is mischaracterized by powerful members of the administration."

Hawaii bans toxic pesticide chlorpyrifos, protects public health

The bill, SB3095, completely bans the use of chlorpyrifos, a highly toxic neurotoxin that causes significant damage to brain development in children.

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Vancouver becomes first city in world to approve zero waste strategic plan

"It's a coastal city, with the plastic items having a significant impact on the environment, we feel it's important to take action."

The Pentagon can’t account for $21 trillion (that’s not a typo)

It seems vaguely upsetting, but you forget about it 15 seconds later because … what else is there to do?

Trump’s curious coalition

Trump’s curious coalition endures only because he’s a clever salesman and conman.

Real corruption: Mick ‘pay and we’ll talk’ Mulvaney

When it comes to this kind of deep corruption, which perverts government’s role for the benefit of the privileged few, Mick Mulvaney is a master of the art.

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