Saturday, June 25, 2022

Tag: fires

Smoke from wildfires in the West harms more people in the...

The research underlines the widespread harms caused by wildfires, which are made worse by human-caused climate change, despite their localized acute destruction.

Australian telecommunications company pays phone bills for volunteer firefighters

"We want to do this to show our thanks to firefighters for their efforts in helping keep communities safe."

Record number of fires burning in Amazon rainforest

There are a record number of wildfires burning in the Amazon rainforest, Brazil's space agency has said. Their smoke is visible from space and shrouded the...

‘Unprecedented’ heat wave fueling Arctic fires made more than twice as...

"But equally there is no doubt that we can and should constrain the increasing likelihood of all kinds of extreme weather events by restricting greenhouse gas emissions as sharply as possible."

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US Court of Appeals overturns EPA’s decision that glyphosate is safe for humans and...

Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto-Bayer’s pesticide, is the most widely used pesticide in the world.

Bayer appeal to dismiss Roundup weedkiller lawsuits rejected by U.S. Supreme Court

Bayer said it plans to replace glyphosate-based weed-killing ingredients in products for non-professionals in the U.S. with alternative active ingredients in order to “manage litigation risk in the U.S.,” but not due to concerns about safety.

What pundit Ezra Klein doesn’t get about parenting in a looming climate crisis

It’s a matter of math: Bigger families mean more carbon emissions.

Latin America’s new new left

The recent election in Colombia has produced new hope for the country--and for the whole region.

Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness

“Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.