Monday, November 18, 2019

Tag: environment

Experts warn this industry-backed attack on science at EPA would be...

"Let's call this what it is: an excuse to abandon clean air, clean water, and chemical safety rules."

Bill McKibben on US withdrawal from Paris Accord, California fires, climate...

“The decision of the United States to be the only country on Earth …"

Trump’s reckless push to drill in the Arctic is meeting fierce...

The Arctic Refuge is one of the U.S.’s last wild places, and the coastal plain is its biological heart.

Trump administration plans to open more of California public land to...

“Expanding extraction of dirty fossil fuels on our public lands threatens the health of our communities and the future of our climate."

This is what 2030 could look like if we win the...

If we consider what the future could be, picking up the mantle against climate change may not seem so bad after all.

How things got so fracking bad in Ohio

Ohio’s natural gas production has swelled more than 2,200 percent in just seven years. But some residents are reporting polluted air and water as a result.

Extinction Rebellion’s car-free streets showcase the possibility of a beautiful, safe...

Standing in the middle of a usually busy central London street during Extinction Rebellion’s protests, the air noticeably cleaner, the area quieter,...

We’re just starting to learn how fracking harms wildlife

In January 2015 North Dakota experienced one of the worst environmental disasters in its history: A pipeline burst, spilling nearly 3 million gallons...

Caltech receives $750 million from bottled water industry billionaires

Billionaires Stewart and Lynda Resnick, who own The Wonderful Company which produces Pom Wonderful and Fiji Water, just announced they will be...

On the precipice

Worlds end. Every day. We all die sooner or later. When you get to my age, it’s a subject that can’t help but...

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Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Why use the Ukraine to impeach Trump when you’ve got the emoluments clause (and...

In any event, it’s not too late to add the Hatch Act and Emoluments Clause issues if the Ukrainian case looks weak.

New study shows staggering consequences of for-profit healthcare system and Americans’ inability to pay...

34 million adults know someone who died after not getting the necessary treatment because of affordability.

Jane Fonda leads climate protests at US Capitol for fifth week in a row

“We cannot leave it to young people to fight this fight for their future by themselves.”