Biggest polluters linked to worsening wildfires in Western US and Canada
Emissions from these top fossil fuel producers and cement manufacturers could also be linked to about 50% of increasing drought and high fire-risk conditions in the same area since 1901.
80% plastic pollution reduction could be achieved by 2040: UNEP report
The UNEP noted that while an 80% reduction in plastic pollution would be helpful, there would still be a need to manage 100 million metric tons of plastics each year by 2040.
Fifth annual assessment of air pollution ranks cities, nations and regions...
The study confirmed that only six countries met the World Health Organization’s (WHO) updated safe levels of the deadly air pollutant, particulate matter (PM) 2.5.
Average gas mileage of new US vehicles did not improve in...
“Automakers won’t slash pollution and improve gas mileage unless strong standards make them do so.”
Copout in Cairo: ‘they’ just don’t care
"Act now with environmental responsibility at the core of ones daily life; act now to force governments and businesses to respond, or look around in ten years and see ashes in your hands."
Texas the biggest culprit in toxic waterway discharge in US, report...
Texas is the No. 1 state in the U.S. for discharging of toxic pollutants into streams, rivers and lakes.
‘Hidden killer’: experts urge action after study shows how air pollution...
"If you want to address human health, you have to address climate health first," said Charles Swanton, who led the research team.
Indigenous-led solutions essential to reversing plastic pollution, researchers say
Putting Indigenous insight and policy at the forefront is essential to keeping local viewpoints from being silenced by corporate forces and combating the issue of waste colonialism.
Scientists develop new material to clean up forever chemicals
This sustainable PFAS clean-up system could scale for commercial use, leading to a better way to remove these chemical pollutants from the environment.
New California law could eliminate 23 million tons of plastic in...
“Today we make history; tomorrow we focus on ensuring our SB 54 goals to reduce plastic pollution are met.”