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Amazon’s plastic use surges despite global cutback initiatives

Amazon's journey towards global sustainability hits a snag on home soil, as a recent report unveils a surge in plastic waste across the United States.

Major bandage brands in the U.S. contain PFAS, study finds

Recent testing has revealed a concerning presence of PFAS, known as 'forever chemicals,' in numerous bandage brands across the U.S., including those specifically marketed to people of color.

Fossil fuel footprint: Corals reveal industrial pollution’s deep sea impact

New study uncovers historical pollutants from burning fossil fuels in Mediterranean corals, highlighting human influence on marine ecosystems.

LNG exports: Profit for speculators, cost for consumers and climate

"Record LNG exports drive up home heating prices for Americans, and line the pockets of fossil fuel CEOs."

Rising tides, sinking hopes: Climate crisis wreaks havoc on U.S. northeast...

From historical landmarks to modern infrastructure: The devastating impact of record-breaking high tides in the U.S. northeast, fueled by climate change.

The killing of Gaza’s environment

Or how to create an unlivable hellscape on one strip of land.

The nuclear energy dilemma: Climate savior or existential threat?

Nuclear power has promise and peril, posing many challenging questions for environmentalists.

Corporate promotion of carbon capture and storage contradicts science, study finds

Report shows oil and gas companies are spreading confusion over the science of climate change solutions, leading to “misguided” ideas behind CCS use.

Our rich: fooling themselves and fouling our planet

Electric air taxis aren’t going to save the world. Really taxing the rich, on the other hand, could.

2023 Lancet Report on health and climate change: a critical call...

In-depth analysis of the escalating health crisis due to climate change and the imperative for systemic global climate action.

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Historic ITLOS ruling: Greenhouse gas emissions classified as marine pollution in landmark decision

This landmark ruling obligates countries to take all necessary measures to prevent global temperature rise above 1.5°C, marking a significant step forward in the fight against climate change and the protection of marine environments.

1,3-dichloropropene: The dangerous, sweet-smelling pesticide you’ve never heard of

Regulatory loopholes allow more than 30 million pounds of a cancer-causing pesticide to be sprayed on U.S. crops.

Global rights groups support ICC warrants for Israeli and Hamas leaders amidst allegations of...

Amnesty International hailed this move as “a crucial step toward justice.”

Sanders and Senate Democrats push for strengthened student loan debt relief amid Supreme Court...

This effort, lauded as “historic” by Sanders and his colleagues, aims to provide significant financial relief to millions of Americans burdened by student debt.

The race to end fossil fuel production

Everyone talks about ending fossil fuel production, but almost no one is doing anything about it.